Power Up Indiana is a statewide coalition of business and community leaders who support thoughtful, pro-growth policies that expand investments in clean energy and unlock Indiana’s full economic potential.
Today, Hoosiers can be subject to receiving a majority of their power from outside of the state. Indiana has billions in economic potential within its borders with the support of wind and solar projects that create benefits on both the state and local level.
By supporting a commonsense approach that both business and consumers want, Indiana is well-positioned to become a leader in clean energy production, which secures new jobs, revenue, and investment in our state for generations.
Clean power supports 9,800 jobs in Indiana
Renewables support Indiana communities with $34.1 million in property, state, and local tax payments
Clean energy supports Indiana farmers with over $15 million in annual land lease payments
Indiana ranks #16 for installed wind, solar, and energy storage capacity
Indiana is home to 15 manufacturing facilities that support jobs in the renewable energy supply chain
Renewable energy in Indiana powers the equivalent of 911K homes
Indiana renewable energy projects have attracted $7 billion in total capital investments
Renewables in Indiana have saved 2 billion gallons of water and avoided 8.7 million metric tons of CO2 emissions
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Indiana has incredible potential to lead the way on renewable energy development, and current projects are already creating a number of economic benefits.
Communities across the country, particularly those in rural areas, currently face challenges as they seek to build their economic future. Attracting and retaining their workforce, adequately funding schools, and providing essential services are priorities for much of rural America. Many communities are overcoming these obstacles with the help of renewable energy in their area, including in Indiana.
You’ve seen wind energy, America’s largest renewable energy resource, in action. But how does it work, and how does the energy reach you?
Companies across the country are investing in wind energy to power their businesses and have established themselves as a major demand driver for wind power. Last year set a record for corporate purchasing as companies entered agreements to procure over 4.4 gigawatts of wind energy. AWEA’s Wind Powers American Business report provides a detailed look at corporate procurement of wind energy in the U.S.