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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.

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August 25, 2016

Average Duke Energy Bill PDF

January 20, 2016

Duke IGCC Settlement Fact Sheet

In the Media

January 19, 2016

There’s no question about it.  Duke Energy’s Edwardsport coal gasification plant is a financial boondoggle and a complete and utter technological failure.  

Yes, Citizens Action Coalition and its partners, Sierra Club, Save the Valley, and Valley Watch, signed off recently on a settlement.  But this isn’t over by a long shot.  

January 15, 2016

A group of advocacy organizations, including Citizens Action Coalition, Save the Valley, Sierra Club, and Valley Watch, joined a modified settlement that was filed today at the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) regarding Duke Energy’s Edwardsport IGCC plant in Knox County, IN. The settlement, which builds off of an initial settlement reached in 2015, paves the way for additional consumer protections for Hoosiers and coal retirements in Indiana.

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.

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.

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