Utility Rates and Regulation

Utility Rates and Regulation

At a time when everything from food to healthcare is becoming more expensive, the cost of essential human services as simple as heating your home and turning on your lights must remain affordable for Hoosiers.

Citizens Action Coalition aggressively advocates for affordable utility rates.

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!

IPL wants to raise your rates to continue down the dirtiest path of power generation. Tell them we want cheap AND clean power!

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

Monopoly utilities want their way regardless of the risk for ratepayers and taxpayers.

Leucadia Corporation wants to build and own a coal-to-gas plant near Rockport, IN. Their complex scheme could raise your natural gas rates.

Since 2006, Duke has been planning and building one of the most expensive coal plants in US history, and they want us to pay for it.

Related Documents

September 11, 2013

Indiana Court of Appeals - Appellants Brief

April 15, 2013

Our latest NIPSCO Fact Sheet

In the Media

February 28, 2014

Martin Kushler is a senior fellow at the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, and he wrote an excellent Guest Commentary regarding SB340 for the NWI Times.  Here are a couple of highlights of his commentary:

February 27, 2014

On October 14, 2013, Duke and Vectren told the Evansville Courier-Press how much Energizing Indiana was needed, and how helpful the low-income weatherization program is...

http://www.courierpress.com/news/2013/oct/14/no-headline---weatherization/

Duke and Vectren said:

February 25, 2014

Proposed legislation in Indiana (SB 340) would devastate the state’s very promising energy efficiency programs, which were created under order of the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) in 2009.

August 30, 2013

A coalition of Indiana environmental and citizens groups including the Sierra Club, Citizens Action Coalition, Valley Watch, and Save the Valley announced a legal settlement today that requires Duke Energy Indiana to stop burning coal at most of its Wabash River coal-fired power plant in Vigo County and to invest in new clean-energy projects.

August 14, 2013

Citing Justice Mark Massa’s long and close relationship with the project director for the proposed Rockport coal gasification plant and his work as Gov. Mitch Daniels’ general counsel when the governor pushed enabling legislation for the project, the Sierra Club, Citizens Action Coalition, Spencer County Citizens for Quality of Life and Valley Watch filed a motion asking the Indiana Supreme Court justice to be recused or disqualified from hearing a case that will determine the project’s future.

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