Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Energy

Current Campaigns

At a time when everybody is being asked to do more with less, utility profits are soaring and now NIPSCO wants you to pay even more!

At $9 billion, Prairie State threatens the electric rates of millions of electric customers - including many Hoosiers.

Related Documents

February 2, 2015

Overpaying and Underperforming: The Edwardsport IGCC Project (2/03/15)

November 21, 2014

Our latest fact sheet on Duke Energy (Edwardsport & Smart Meters 5-12-14)

In the Media

January 10, 2013

Despite claims of a cost "cap" for ratepayers, the settlement saddles ratepayers with billions in costs.

December 18, 2012

Today, a coalition of citizen groups filed an objection to the renewed participation of Chief Administrative Law Judge Lorraine Seyfried in proceedings relating to Duke Energy’s problem-plagued and scandal-ridden Edwardsport IGCC power plant.

November 29, 2012

Public opinion poll and companion report released by Sierra Club and Citizens Action Coalition chronicle history of corruption and cost overruns at Edwardsport. Unsurprisingly, the public is unsympathetic toward Duke Energy.

August 2, 2012

Some people love to say that “coal is cheap,” and they used to be right.  However, the cost of coal itself increased 400% from 2003 to 2008.  In 2008, Duke Energy spent $190 million more on coal than they did in 2007.  The price has dropped since the economic crisis, but continued price volatility is expected going forward.  

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