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

May 28, 2008

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

April 23, 2008

Indiana Survey: Hoosiers Would Pull Plug on Duke Energy's Proposed Coal-Fired Power Plant in Edwardsport

Survey of 600 Indiana Adults Shows Strong Preference for Clean Energy, More Conservation & Energy-Efficiency; About 6 in 10 State Residents Would Be More Likely to Support Political Candidate Who Opposes Edwardsport Plant.

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)

April 1, 2008

Clean, cheap coal, non-polluting nuclear power, Hoosier Homegrown Energy Plan – A scam is still a scam by any other name.

These concepts reflect Governor Mitch Daniels’ energy policy and Duke Energy’s business plan.

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


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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