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

January 29, 2008

Submitted By: SIERRA CLUB, VALLEY WATCH and CITIZEN ACTION COALITION

December 26, 2007

Re: Public Comments on Draft Prevention of Significant Deterioration Construction Permit for Duke Energy Indiana-Edwardsport Generating Station, Significant Modification No. 083-23529-00003, Significant Permit Modification No. 083-23531-00003

June 5, 2006

The New Duke Energy (parent company to PSI Energy), formerly Cinergy to Indiana ratepayers, touts its interest in addressing global warming and supporting alternative energy resources. Although alternatives exist that are far superior in terms of job creation and environmental quality improvements, indications are that Duke has no interest in fundamentally changing its traditional approach to providing power: coal, nuclear and natural gas plants.

March 6, 2006

The worst piece of anti-consumer legislation in years was passed by the Indiana General Assembly on February 28, 2006. House Bill 1279 was pushed mainly by AT&T. Within a few years, mega-monopoly phone companies in Indiana like Verizon, AT&T and Sprint will be able to set their local phone rates. Moreover, there will be no state authority to control quality of service. Within a few years, consumers will have no place to go if they have a problem with traditional, local phone service.

March 6, 2006

Most legislators went to sleep when it came to protecting consumer interests with respect to HB 1279 (which passed) and SB 245 (a companion bill), the worst anti-consumer legislation in years. However, there are those who well deserve the Consumer Zero moniker.

Indiana Senate

Senators Brandt Hershman (R-Monticello/Wheatfield) and Tom Wyss (R- Ft. Wayne)

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