Current Campaigns in Energy Policy

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 »

Tell regulators: don't force IPL customers to pay for Indy's electric car program!

Speak out now! Stop IPL from raising your electric rates to fund electric cars! Since IPL's last rate case, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) has given IPL permission to raise your... 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 »

2014 Indiana General Assembly

In the 2014 Indiana General Assembly, Indiana State Legislators... raised your electric rates killed thousands of Hoosier jobs padded the pockets of monopoly utility companies destroying... Read More »

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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.

June 10, 2014

In response to the IURC’s call for written comments regarding energy efficiency and demand side management policy recommendations, CAC submitted written comments to the IURC, along with over 2,500 signatures and/or comments from the public.

June 5, 2014

IPL wants you to pay another $16 million for Indianapolis’s electric car share program, BlueIndy.

It is NOT the responsibility of captive utility ratepayers to pay for electric cars!


Energy Policy

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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