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

July 1, 2013

Citizens Action Coalition is calling on Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller to investigate any potential misrepresentation that led to communities extending their contracts to purchase power from the Indiana Municipal Power Agency (IMPA), a utility aiding in the financing of the Prairie State Energy Campus (PSEC) in Southern Illinois. This power plant provides over-priced electricity to more than fifty municipalities across Indiana, including Anderson, Crawfordsville, Richmond, Scottsburg and Washington.

February 11, 2013

There is currently a bill under consideration, SB560, in the Indiana Senate which will effectively guarantee that captive gas and electric ratepayers will face enormous increases in their monthly bills. This legislation will essentially eliminate regulatory protections already in place for Indiana consumers and will shift almost all of the costs and risk of operating a monopoly utility company onto captive ratepayers.

January 10, 2013

Despite claims of a cost "cap" for ratepayers, the settlement saddles ratepayers with billions in costs.

December 18, 2012

Today, a coalition of citizen groups filed an objection to the renewed participation of Chief Administrative Law Judge Lorraine Seyfried in proceedings relating to Duke Energy’s problem-plagued and scandal-ridden Edwardsport IGCC power plant.

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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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