Duke Energy

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Customer & Environmental Benefits Secured

The IURC denied Duke Energy's request for a $1.87B rate increase!

Since 2006, Duke has been planning and building one of the most expensive coal plants in US history, and they want us to pay for it.

Related Documents

August 25, 2016

Average Duke Energy Bill PDF

January 20, 2016

Duke IGCC Settlement Fact Sheet

In the Media

September 27, 2010

New information from the Ethics Commission adds to an already lengthy list of questions yet to be addressed by either Duke Energy or Judge Storms himself pertaining to the utilities hiring of the now former State Regulator.

September 21, 2010

The recent announcement by Duke Energy Indiana that it has hired Scott Storms, the current General Counsel and Chief Administrative Law Judge at the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, raises serious concerns about the relationship between those who regulate utilities and the utilities themselves.

September 17, 2010

Today, a coalition of consumer and environmental watchdog groups announced their opposition to the recently filed settlement agreement pertaining to the Edwardsport IGGC power plant currently under construction in Knox County, IN.   

The settlement, which still requires approval from The Utility Regulatory Commission, is unacceptable to the intervening parties for the following reasons.    

December 10, 2009

At the Indiana Carbon Capture and Sequestration Summit in September 2008, Duke Energy President Jim Rogers claimed that he would bring the new Edwardsport coal-fired power plant online at or under budget. So Mr. Rogers I must ask, what exactly is that budget?

In September of 2006, Duke placed the costs at $1.3-$1.6 billion. By November 2007, costs escalated to $1.985. Six short months later, $365 million was added to the price tag raising the project to $2.35 billion.

September 8, 2009


September 8, 2009

James Gignac, 312-251-1680 x147 (office), 312-771-9991 (cell)
Grant Smith, 317-205-3535
John Blair, 812-464-5663