NIPSCO, in partnership with Franklin Energy Services, LLC, provides a range of incentive options for its business, government and non-profit customers. Both prescriptive and custom rebates are available to customers who undertake eligible energy efficiency projects at facilities. Retrofit projects consist of the retrofit or replacement of existing equipment or systems including, space heating systems and controls, steam trap repair and replacement, and boiler burner controls.
Northern Indiana Public Service Corporation (NIPSCO) offers rebates to residential customers that install energy efficient gas and electric measures in homes through the NIPSCO Energy Efficiency Rebate Program. The program is available to all residential NIPSCO natural gas and electric customers. Flat rebates are offered for natural gas boilers, natural gas furnaces, natural gas water heaters (storage and tankless), and programmable thermostats. In order to be eligible for a rebate, all equipment must meet minimum efficiency and use requirements as specified by the utility.
The Indiana Natural Resources Commission may provide certain minimum quantities of stream flow or sell water on a unit pricing basis for water supply purposes from the water supply storage in reservoir impoundments or parts of the impoundments that are financed by the state. The water may be made available for direct withdrawal from the reservoir impoundment or released from the reservoir impoundment to create increased flowage beyond normal stream flow for use by the contracting party or purchaser at a downstream point.
The Midwest Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact is an agreement between the states of Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin that provides for the cooperative and safe disposal of commercial low-level radioactive waste. The Compact was enacted into law by each member state legislature during the period from 1982 through 1984, and received Congressional consent in 1985.
Miami-Cass Rural Electric Membership Cooperative (MCREMC) is a member-owned electric distribution cooperative serving customers in central Indiana. MCREMC offers energy efficiency rebates to its residential in conjuction with the Wabash Valley Power Association (the wholesale power provider of MCREMC). Incentives exist for customers who install heat pump water heaters and air-source, geothermal, or dual fuel heat pumps, to either replace their existing (non-heat pump) HVAC system, to upgrade their existing heat pump system, or as a part of a new construction project.
Marshall County REMC provides a rebate for its residential customers for the purchase and installation of an add-on heat pump and/or a geothermal heat pump. Customers can receive $300 for the purchase of a geothermal heat pump and $200 for the purchase of an add-on heat pump. Rebates are limited to one per household per type of heat pump. Customers interested in this rebate should notify Marshall County REMC following installation of the unit, at which time a representative will inspect the unit and issue a rebate check within four weeks.
This legislation authorizes the Indiana Department of Natural Resources to lease public lands. State-owned land that is under the management and control of the department may be leased to a local governmental unit or a political subdivision of the state or local government. Federally-owned land that is under the control and management of the department may also be leased under this authority.
The construction or alteration of new ditches and drains that may result in a lowering of the water level of a given lake must be accompanied by the construction of a dam to protect the water level of the lake.
The construction, reconstruction, recleaning, or repair of a dam, ditch, or other project is prohibited when the action is likely to lower the water level of a public freshwater lake, regulated or otherwise, that covers an area of at least 10 acres. Dredging, mining, or changing of the water level requires a permit from the Department of Natural Resources. Private ponds intended for water cooling before discharge or pollution control are not regulated under this section.