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 8-22-17

August 22, 2017

Latest I&M Fact Sheet 8-22-17

In the Media

October 11, 2010

Today the Citizens Action Coalition electronically delivered a letter to Governor Daniels outlining its concerns that the problems at the IURC go well beyond the "bad judgment" of two people.  CAC believes that important, unanswered questions regarding the controversy should preclude even the Governor from pre-judging the conclusions of an investigation yet to be completed.  

October 6, 2010

Duke Energy will be before State regulators once again on Thursday October, 7 seeking millions of dollars more from captive ratepayers to finance its unneeded, overly expensive, and problem plagued coal gasification plant currently under construction in Edwardsport, IN.  Regulatory review of the power plant is now shrouded in the ethical cloud surrounding Duke's recent hiring of former IURC Chief Administrative Law Judge Scott Storms.   

September 27, 2010

New information from the Ethics Commission adds to an already lengthy list of questions yet to be addressed by either Duke Energy or Judge Storms himself pertaining to the utilities hiring of the now former State Regulator.

September 21, 2010

The recent announcement by Duke Energy Indiana that it has hired Scott Storms, the current General Counsel and Chief Administrative Law Judge at the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, raises serious concerns about the relationship between those who regulate utilities and the utilities themselves.

September 17, 2010

Today, a coalition of consumer and environmental watchdog groups announced their opposition to the recently filed settlement agreement pertaining to the Edwardsport IGGC power plant currently under construction in Knox County, IN.   

The settlement, which still requires approval from The Utility Regulatory Commission, is unacceptable to the intervening parties for the following reasons.    

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