IPL celebrates Star Wars, Indianapolis 500 and more with May window light displays

May 1, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.— Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL), a subsidiary of The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), is recognizing various May events and organizations through its window light displays. 

Organizations and events to be recognized by IPL:


  • Countdown to the Indianapolis 500 — (X DAYS / #INDY500, May 1, 5, 7, 10-11, 18, 21, 25)
  • Mental Health Awareness Week — (Green, May 2-3)
  • Star Wars Day — (MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU, May 4)
  • OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini Marathon — (41st RUNNING / #INDYMINI, May 6)
  • Lung Force Turquoise Takeover Week — (Turquoise, May 8-9)
  • Military Spouse Appreciation Day — (American Flag, May 12)
  • IndyCar Grand Prix — (Checkered Flag, May 13)
  • Mother’s Day — (HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY, May 14)
  • Food Allergy Awareness Week – (Teal, May 15-16)
  • Shine a Light on Neurofibromatosis (NF) – (Blue and Green, May 17)
  • Lupus Foundation’s “Put on Purple Day” – (Purple, May 19)
  • Armed Forces Day – (American Flag, May 20)
  • Memorial Day Weekend Memorial Service – (American Flag, May 26)
  • Memorial Day Weekend – (American Flag, May 27)
  • 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 – (WELCOME RACE FANS / Checkered Flag, May 28)
  • Memorial Day – (American Flag, May 29)
  • Department of Public Words – (BELIEVE YOU CAN, May 30-31)


Is your event or organization highlighted this month? Join us on social media to share your window lights photos. Please tag @IPLpower and use our hashtag #IPLlights.

IPL’s 10-story downtown headquarters shines brightly every night with a light display which consists of energy-efficient, long-lasting bulbs and is controlled via a computer.  Each window in the IPL building holds one LED luminar with a set of 12 red, green and blue LED lights.  When mixed together, the computer controller can produce more than 16 million different hues.


About Indianapolis Power & Light Company and AES:  
Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL), an AES Company, provides retail electric service to more than 490,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Indianapolis, as well as portions of other Central Indiana communities surrounding Marion County. During its long history, IPL has supplied its customers with some of the lowest-cost, most reliable power in the country. For more information about the company, please visit www.IPLpower.com or connect with us at www.twitter.com/IPLpowerwww.facebook.com/IPLpower or www.linkedin.com/company/IPLpower 
The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) is a Fortune 200 global power company. We provide affordable, sustainable energy to 17 countries through our diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and renewable generation facilities. Our workforce of 19,000 people is committed to operational excellence and meeting the world’s changing power needs. Our 2016 revenues were $14 billion and we own and manage $36 billion in total assets. To learn more, please visit www.aes.com. Follow AES on Twitter @TheAESCorp.

Media Contact:
Claire Dalton
Indianapolis Power & Light Company
Office: 317.829.7737, Media Hotline: 317.261.5905