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

February 4, 2013

On January 24, a little under a hundred folks made their way to the Indiana History Center to make their voices heard regarding IPL's current plan to raise electric rates.  

Some joined the Sierra Club protest before the hearing; some just came to speak to regulators about giving more money to IPL to continue to prop up old, outdated coal plants.  

January 25, 2013

Today, a coalition of consumer and environmental groups filed notice with the Indiana Court of Appeals of their intention to appeal the approval of the settlement in the controversial Duke Energy Edwardsport IGCC proceeding by the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC).

January 23, 2013

Citizens Action Coalition and Sierra Club have released the results from a new public opinion poll and report regarding the public perception of Duke Energy’s Edwardsport coal gasification plant, clean energy resources, and air quality issues.

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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As everything from food to healthcare becomes more expensive, the cost of essential human services like heating your home and turning on your lights must remain affordable for Hoosiers.

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