Today, the IURC approved CenterPoint’s request to build two new gas power plants that will sit idle most of the time and significantly increase customer bills in the midst of a utility affordability crisis.
- June 28, 2022
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CenterPoint is currently before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (“IURC”) seeking permission to charge electric ratepayers at least $23 a month to pay for two new fossil gas-fired power plants, which would produce a combined 460 megawatts of electricity, and a new fossil gas pipeline to be built under the Ohio River from Kentucky to SW Indiana. On Friday November 19th, Citizens Action Coalition (“CAC”), with the assistance and support of the legal team at Earth Justice, filed testimony asking the IURC to reject CenterPoint’s request.
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