Indiana utility ratepayers deserve protection from monopoly utilities!
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.
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.
In the Media
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.
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.
Indianapolis Power and Light (IPL) currently has two cases pending before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) seeking permission to raise your rates.
Citizens Action Coalition is calling on Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller to investigate any potential misrepresentation that led to communities extending their contracts to purchase power from the Indiana Municipal Power Agency (IMPA), a utility aiding in the financing of the Prairie State Energy Campus (PSEC) in Southern Illinois. This power plant provides over-priced electricity to more than fifty municipalities across Indiana, including Anderson, Crawfordsville, Richmond, Scottsburg and Washington.
Kerwin Olson, our Executive Director, explains and simplifies the true cost issues with the Duke Edwardsport plant in a new editorial in the Kokomo Tribune.