Current Campaigns in Energy Policy

Say NO to Vectren smart meters and more fixed charges!

Contact the OUCC! Vectren wants to raise your rates AGAIN! NIX THE FIX! Vectren has recently filed a request with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to raise your rates $514 MILLION to pay for... Read More »

Webinar: Indiana Solar Energy Policy

  After Election Day in November, Indiana will send a new legislature to Indianapolis in January. Since the last Indiana General Assembly tried to dismantle Hoosiers’ access to rooftop solar, we... Read More »

The Game is Rigged: We Need a Customer Bill of Rights!

Contact your State Senator and Representative: Tell them to Support a “Customer Bill of Rights” Indiana large gas and electric utilities have been granted state franchised monopolies that protect... Read More »

Nix the Fix: Tell NIPSCO no to higher fixed charges on your electric bills!

A settlement was reached in the NIPSCO rate case.  If approved, it will raise your monthly fixed charge 27.3% and your energy usage charge 13.9%! This amounts to a monthly bill increase for the... Read More »

Stop Fukushima Freeways: No nuke waste transport through Indiana

Despite the lack of nuclear power plants in Indiana, nuclear power continues to pose a threat to Hoosiers. Right now, in Congress, plans are being developed to revive the use of Yucca Mountain as a “... Read More »

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March 27, 2017

Today, Citizens Action Coalition released a legal analysis of the controversial, anti-solar bill SB309 authored by Senator Brandt Hershman (R-Buck Creek). Jennifer Washburn, Counsel for CAC, authored the memo, which raises significant concerns over the language of the bill and the claims made by proponents of the legislation.

July 27, 2016

Our Executive Director spoke at the anti-ALEC rally in Indianapolis, IN on Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Here is the text of his speech.

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January 21, 2016

Contact your State Senator and Representative: Tell them to Support a “Customer Bill of Rights”

October 26, 2015

Countless nuclear waste shipments will crisscross Indiana’s roads if plans for the country’s first nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain in Nevada advance. Today Citizens Action Coalition released maps of the routes that radioactive shipments would likely use, joining dozens of environmental and clean energy groups across the country. CAC is asking state residents to weigh in with their Congressional representatives about the dangers.

June 10, 2015

The final evaluation report for former Governor Daniels’ statewide energy efficiency program, Energizing Indiana, was filed this week at the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission and presented bittersweet news for the State of Indiana and Hoosier consumers. The report confirms that the Indiana General Assembly and Governor Mike Pence’s decision to cancel the programs in 2014 was a monumental and tragic mistake that has cost the State of Indiana thousands of jobs and will drive up monthly bills for already struggling Hoosier consumers.

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It is CAC’s firm belief that energy must be safely and reliably delivered to Hoosiers at the least-cost possible. Consumer-oriented energy policies that create investment in renewables and energy efficiency make sense as the costs of coal and nuclear energy become more expensive.

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