Utility Rates and Regulation

Utility Rates and Regulation

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

There’s a disturbing trend developing in Indiana.

Tell I&M NO WAY to a higher fixed charge and NO WAY

Contact your State Senator and Representative today!

NISPCO wants to raise your electric rates by 15%!

UPDATE: IPL increase in fixed charge and rates approved.

The IURC denied Duke Energy's request for a $1.87B rate increase!

Indiana Utility Regulators denied the request for a $12.3 million subsidy for BlueIndy.

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.

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

Leucadia Corporation wanted to build and own a coal-to-gas plant near Rockport, IN that would have raised natural gas prices in Indiana.

Related Documents

August 23, 2017

Latest Nix the Fix Fact Sheet 12-11-17

August 22, 2017

Latest I&M Fact Sheet 12-11-17

In the Media

February 22, 2012

Today in the Indiana House Ways & Means committee hearing on SB344, Rep. Suzanne Crouch (R, Evansville) offered an amendment to remove language from the bill intended to further enable the Indiana Gasification Substitute Natural Gas (SNG) plant proposed to be built in Rockport, IN. The amendment passed with bi-partisan support 23-2.

December 12, 2011

CAC remains firm in our belief that the failure to disclose the communications between Duke Energy executives and the former Chairman of the IURC at a very minimum were improper and represented a serious violation of the public trust.

August 22, 2011

Today, in a letter to Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission Chairman James Atterholt, the Citizens Action Coalition raised concerns with respect to the Commission’s apparent lack of engagement to date, at least publicly, in the proposed merger between Duke Energy and Progress Energy.

May 13, 2011

Background

AEP owns I&M. American Electric Power is a huge utility holding company that owns utilities in Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisana, Texas, and Oklahoma. Their headquarters are in Columbus, Ohio.

Cook Nuclear Power Plant Court Case

May 4, 2011

Leucadia is an out-of-state, multi-national, speculative venture corporation, headquartered in New York City (with offices in Utah and California). They want to build a coal-to-gas plant in Spencer County, just outside of Rockport, IN. They originally wanted to turn coal into synthetic or substitute natural gas (SNG), and force Indiana natural gas utility customers to foot the bill. They also want to make some electricity with this plant to sell on the wholesale market to other utilities.

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