Indiana Renewable Energy Day

Hoosiers from around the state gathered at the Indiana Statehouse for the 2020 Renewable Energy Day

Hoosiers around the state are rallying to fight for their energy rights.

Learn more about our annual day of action to demand a renewable energy future in Indiana!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the third annual Renewable Energy Day! Whether you watched the livestream on February 5, scheduled a meeting with your state legislators, or simply helped us spread the word online, you made our first time holding the event virtually a success!

This year’s main event was live streamed on Friday, February 5 featuring State Senator Shelli Yoder (Bloomington), Denise Abdul-Rahman (NAACP Indiana Environmental & Climate Justice Chair), Tim Phelps (Indiana Conservative Alliance for Energy), Ariana Whitaker (Fronius USA), Ben Inskeep (Principal Energy Policy Analyst, EQ Research), and Susan Sirnic (Hoosier Interfaith Power & Light) and has already collected more than 1,200 views. You can find (and share!) a recording of the event on YouTube or Facebook.

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Additional Resources

  • Watch this training webinar featuring Tim Phelps from the Indiana Conservative Alliance for Energy discussing strategies for effective communication about renewable energy with conservatives, Jen Wagner of Mass Ave PR discussing net metering message testing, and Dori Chandler of Hoosier Interfaith Power & Light discussing the nuts and bolts of meeting with your legislators.
  • Watch a webinar featuring SUN Indiana Program Director Zach Schalk, Ben Inskeep from EQ Research, and Jacki Walburn from Solarize Indiana discussing a pro-solar agenda for Indiana.
  • Watch two retiring Indiana law makers, Rep. Ron Bacon (R-Chandler) and Sen. Mark Stoops (D-Bloomington), discuss Vectren’s case to end net metering and the 21st Century Energy Policy Development Task Force during a September 25 webinar.
  • Watch expert presenters Karl Rábago and Nicole Sitaraman explain how to dispel the pernicious “cost-shift” argument that utilities use to fight against net metering in this September 10 webinar. Rábago is a former Texas Public Service Commissioner. Sitaraman is Sunrun’s Senior Manager for Public Policy.

Event sponsors

 Tri-State Creation Care logo Elders Climate Action logoCitizens Action Coalition logo Solar Energy Solutions Logo GRNE Solar LogoCarmel Green Initiative Logo IndianaDG logo Midwest Greentech Logo CCL Logo SC Beyond Coal