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

April 25, 2012

The settlement filed yesterday at the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission between Duke Energy, the Indiana Office of the Utility Consumer Counselor (OUCC), Nucor Steel, and the Duke Energy Indiana Industrial Group falls well short of what the captive ratepayers of Duke Energy deserve.

April 25, 2012

The now $3 billion Edwardsport Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) coal-fired power plant currently under construction by Duke Energy has been shrouded in controversy since Duke Energy first filed for approval before the IURC in 2006. The burgeoning ethics scandal has made the approval of this problem plagued power plant even more questionable.

December 12, 2011

CAC remains firm in our belief that the failure to disclose the communications between Duke Energy executives and the former Chairman of the IURC at a very minimum were improper and represented a serious violation of the public trust.

August 22, 2011

Today, in a letter to Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission Chairman James Atterholt, the Citizens Action Coalition raised concerns with respect to the Commission’s apparent lack of engagement to date, at least publicly, in the proposed merger between Duke Energy and Progress Energy.

February 25, 2011

Next week marks the second opportunity for the public to provide comment on Duke Energy’s problem-plagued Edwardsport coal gasification plant. The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) will hold field hearings Feb. 28 at Columbus North High School and March 1 at the Kokomo Event Center. Both field hearings will begin at 5:30 PM.

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