Current Campaigns in Issues by Utility

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 »

Duke Energy Edwardsport IGCC Settlement

After nearly ten years of litigation, Citizens Action Coalition recently joined a modified settlement regarding Duke Energy’s Edwardsport Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle plant (IGCC) in Knox... Read More »

Nix the Fix: Tell NIPSCO no to higher fixed charges on your electric bills!

A settlement was reached in the NIPSCO rate case.  If approved, it will raise your monthly fixed charge 27.3% and your energy usage charge 13.9%! This amounts to a monthly bill increase for the... Read More »

IPL wants a 51% increase in base rates.  Tell them NO!  

UPDATE: IPL increase in fixed charge and rates approved. IURC rejects all of CAC’s recommendations. On March 16th, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) approved a significant increase in... Read More »

Latest in Issues by Utility

May 8, 2015

Today the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission denied Duke Energy Indiana’s request for nearly $1.9B from captive ratepayers. In their final order, the IURC cited a lack of evidence as well as insufficient cost estimates to justify the expenditures.

March 19, 2015

These continued incidents are putting the safety of the public at risk, bringing into question the reliability of electric service in Indianapolis, and adding significant costs and inconvenience to downtown businesses, residents and visitors. We believe these ongoing “accidents” are emblematic of a larger problem in Indiana.

February 2, 2015

Hearings begin this Wednesday at the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) to determine who should pay the unbelievable costs associated with Duke Energy’s newest power plant, the problem-plagued and scandal-ridden Edwardsport IGCC plant in Knox County, Indiana.

The coal-gasification plant has now been operating for just over 18 months. Duke initially promised the plant would cost $1.9 billion, but the price tag has since ballooned to over $3.5 billion.

December 16, 2014

Captive Hoosier ratepayers doled out nearly $400 million before Duke Energy’s Edwardsport coal gasification power plant delivered any net energy to the grid, according to testimony filed late Monday night by a coalition of citizen groups before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC). Through the end of March 2014, consumers have paid in excess of $688 million for the scandal-ridden and problem-plagued power plant.

June 5, 2014

IPL wants you to pay another $16 million for Indianapolis’s electric car share program, BlueIndy.

It is NOT the responsibility of captive utility ratepayers to pay for electric cars!

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