Indiana Law Could Ruin Solar's Future At Schools

Aug 9, 2017

More groups – from utilities to businesses and even schools — are investing in solar energy. Its popularity continues to go up, while costs go down. But a law passed earlier this year by the Indiana General Assembly could spell trouble for the industry.

Take, for example, Tri-Creek School Corporation’s solar experiment.

Alex Dierckman | WFIU/WTIU

Coal dominates Indiana’s energy production, but the industry has faced major challenges nationwide over the past decade. But a new study asks what would happen if coal workers were retrained to produce a different type of energy—solar.