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

November 9, 2005


Published by: Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana

Editor: Dee Hayden



* Helping Hands to keep county warm

* Advocacy group wants more aid for Indiana heating costs

* State takes energy input

* Help prevent NIPSCO from gouging customers

* AEP settles EPA claims


* A 10-year Energy Plan goes into action

* East Anglia set for green energy boost

October 27, 2005

Citizens Action Coalition


For Immediate Release
November 29th, 2006

Contact: Grant Smith at 317-205-3535
Mike Mullett at 812-376-0734
Jerry Polk at 317-636-5165

Citizens Action Coalition Opposes Duke/Cinergy Merger

October 26, 2005

The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy ( recently published a report showing massive savings to Midwesterners if the region were to prioritize energy efficiency in homes and in businesses for electric and heat bills. Indiana, alone, would reap many benefits.

October 26, 2005

It is still unclear how committed the Daniels Administration is to a comprehensive energy policy. However, Marty Erwin, recently head of the Lt. Governor’s Energy Group and now head of the Coal Technology Institute at Purdue, discussed energy efficiency at length at the Seymour public forum on energy policy.

October 26, 2005

The more forward-looking states are implementing statewide energy efficiency programs to capture the economic and environmental benefits of making our homes and businesses more efficient in their use of electricity and natural gas. The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy recently surveyed those states. The message: Savings far outweigh costs for these programs.


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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