Current Campaigns in Energy Policy

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

NISPCO wants $20 per month, before you use ANY electricity NIPSCO wants to raise your electric rates by 11.4% and your monthly fixed customer charge by a whopping 81.8%! This amounts to a monthly... 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 »

2015 Indiana General Assembly Voting Records

Every year, we make sure to let you know how your state legislators voted on the issues we work on and who in the energy industry is contributing to their campaigns, so you can make informed... Read More »

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 »

Latest in Energy Policy

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.

April 20, 2015

More evidence showing the Mounds Reservoir project to be ill-conceived and a potential negative impact on the surrounding area continues to come to light.

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.


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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