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 »

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December 9, 2010

Citizens Action Coalition celebrates the withdrawal of the Settlement Agreement with respect to the scandal-plagued Edwardsport IGCC. Despite being a party to case, CAC was excluded from settlement negotiations. This proposed settlement was a bad deal for the ratepayers of Indiana and only promised to continue shifting the burden of cost and risk onto the public while Duke Energy realized all the profits.

November 22, 2010

Today the Citizens Action Coalition, Sierra Club Hoosier Chapter, Save the Valley and Valley Watch called for critical consumer protections against cost overruns at the scandal-plagued Edwardsport coal gasification project caused by misdeeds of Duke Energy and State of Indiana officials. Specifically, the groups called on the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to open two separate investigations to assess the economic impacts on the project of:

November 9, 2010

 

Yesterday’s firings by Duke Energy of President Michael W. Reed and staff attorney Scott Storms raise serious questions about what was uncovered by Duke in its internal investigations pertaining to the ongoing ethics scandal.  On November 5, Duke President James Rogers stated before the IURC that if any misconduct was discovered, his company would take “decisive and appropriate actions.”  

November 9, 2010

Yesterday’s firings by Duke Energy of President Michael W. Reed and staff attorney Scott Storms raise serious questions about what was uncovered by Duke in its internal investigations pertaining to the ongoing ethics scandal. On November 5, Duke President James Rogers stated before the IURC that if any misconduct was discovered, his company would take “decisive and appropriate actions.”

November 4, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

From the IURC Press Release:

All customer classes in the NIPSCO service territory will receive a modest reduction in their rates and charges as a result of the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission’s approval of the settlement agreement in the Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) gas rate case (Cause No. 43894).  

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