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

May 28, 2008

Duke Energy's proposed coal-fired power plant is becoming, as expected, as huge boondoggle.

April 3, 2008

Sierra Club


For Immediate Release April 3, 2008

Contact: Bruce Nilles, Sierra Club, 608.257.4994
Bill Hayden, Sierra Club, 812.288.1367 (home), 812.320.7371 (cell)

March 24, 2008

The following are letters to the Office of Utility Consumer Counselor (OUCC) written by State Representatives Matt Pierce, Dennis Avery, and Phil Hoy in opposition to Duke's proposed "clean coal" coal-gasification (IGCC) power plant.

You can download the PDF of the following letter by Representative Matt Pierce by clicking here.

July 6, 2007

February 14, 2008

At the end of January, the Indiana Department of Environmental Management approved an air permit for Duke Energy's 630 megawatt coal gasification power plant. After reviewing the permit, we believe that it violates the Clean Air Act.

CAC has joined Sierra Club's appeal of the air permit granted by the IDEM. The case will now be presented to the Indiana Office of Environmental Adjudication.

February 14, 2008

Citizens Action Coalition / Sierra Club / Valley Watch


For Immediate Release
February 11, 2008

Contact: Bruce Nilles, National Coal Campaign, Sierra Club
Dave Menzer, Citizen Action Coalition