Current Campaigns in Energy Policy

IPL wants a 51% increase in base rates. Tell them NO!

In December 2014, IPL filed their first base rate case (Cause No. 44576) before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) since April of 1994.  IPL is asking the IURC for permission to raise... Read More »

Mounds Reservoir: Tell your council members DON'T DAM IT!

The Anderson/Madison County Corporation for Economic Development (CED) has proposed to dam the White River to construct a 2,100 acre reservoir from Madison into Delaware County. An idea centered... Read More »

Say NO to Duke Energy smart meters and more rate hikes!

Take action! Duke Energy wants to raise your rates AGAIN!  Duke Energy has recently filed a request with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to raise your rates $1.87B to pay for a long term... Read More »

VICTORY: IPL customers will not be forced to pay for electric car program!

Update:  VICTORY in the BlueIndy electric car share program fight! On February 11, 2015, The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) denied the request by IPL and the City of Indianapolis for a... Read More »

Keep Indiana's Energy Policy & Economy Moving Forward

Make your voice heard! Let Governor Pence know Indiana needs energy efficiency and we want it done right! At a time when electric bills in Indiana are becoming increasingly more expensive, heavily... Read More »

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March 19, 2015

These continued incidents are putting the safety of the public at risk, bringing into question the reliability of electric service in Indianapolis, and adding significant costs and inconvenience to downtown businesses, residents and visitors. We believe these ongoing “accidents” are emblematic of a larger problem in Indiana.

February 17, 2015

On February 11, 2015, The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) significantly modified a settlement agreement made by Indianapolis Power & Light (IPL), the City of Indianapolis, and the Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor (OUCC) for approximately $16 million for an alternate  regulatory plan (ARP) known as the BlueIndy electric vehicle project. 

November 10, 2014

The Mounds Reservoir project began as an idea proposed during the 2010 Madison County Leadership Academy. The Anderson/Madison County Corporation for Economic Development (CED) then contracted a Phase I feasibility study conducted by DLZ Engineering of Indianapolis.  The concept is to dam the White River to construct a 2,100 acre reservoir from Madison into Delaware County.

August 19, 2014

On August 15th, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) submitted the Demand Side Management (DSM) Report to the Indiana General Assembly. The report, completed by The Energy Center of Wisconsin, was filed pursuant to the highly controversial Senate Enrolled Act (SEA) 340 which will end the Energizing Indiana programs by the end of 2014.

June 26, 2014

 

I spent the month of May in Germany investigating the German energy transition.

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