Current Campaigns in Energy Policy

NIX THE FIX! Say NO to higher monthly fixed charges!

There’s a disturbing trend developing in Indiana. As a result of slow electric load growth due to many factors (including economic downturns, increased energy efficiency, and decreased costs of... Read More »

I&M wants $18 per month, before you use ANY electricity

Tell I&M NO WAY to a higher fixed charge and NO WAY to an I&M Bail-Out! I&M wants to raise your base electric rate by 25.3% and your monthly fixed customer charge by a whopping 147%! This... Read More »

Say NO to Vectren smart meters and more fixed charges!

Say NO to Vectren smart meters and more fixed charges!   Tell the IURC to reject the settlement. No Vectren rate hike! Vectren has recently reached a settlement with the Office of Indiana Utility... Read More »

Webinar: Indiana Solar Energy Policy

  After Election Day in November, Indiana will send a new legislature to Indianapolis in January. Since the last Indiana General Assembly tried to dismantle Hoosiers’ access to rooftop solar, we... Read More »

The Game is Rigged: We Need a Customer Bill of Rights!

Contact your State Senator and Representative: Tell them to Support a “Customer Bill of Rights” Indiana large gas and electric utilities have been granted state franchised monopolies that protect... Read More »

Latest in Energy Policy

January 31, 2008

These quotes are from testimony filed by Duke before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (Cause #43114).

January 30, 2008

Annual Health Detriment to Hoosiers due to Coal Pollution:

    • 887 deaths
    • 1,491 heart attacks
    • 114 lung cancer deaths
    • 21,532 asthma attacks
    • 845 hospital admissions
    • 618 cases of chronic bronchitis
    • 1,274 asthma ER visits

Source: Clear the Air

January 30, 2008

Duke Proposed Integrated Gasification Combined-Cycle Power Plant: Poor Energy Planning for Indiana

Executive Summary

January 30, 2008

There is no such thing as clean coal! There are better alternatives!!!

 

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Energy Policy

It is CAC’s firm belief that energy must be safely and reliably delivered to Hoosiers at the least-cost possible. Consumer-oriented energy policies that create investment in renewables and energy efficiency make sense as the costs of coal and nuclear energy become more expensive.

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