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CAC Receives Responses to Carrier Records Request

INDIANAPOLIS – In a significant victory for governmental transparency, Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana (“CAC”) prevailed in the Marion County Superior Court in September of 2018 against the Office of the Governor of the State of Indiana. CAC...


CAC Statement on IPL Underground Explosions

These continued incidents are putting the safety of the public at risk, bringing into question the reliability of electric service in Indianapolis, and adding significant costs and inconvenience to downtown businesses, residents and visitors. We...


CAC Statement on MCPO Indictment of Former IURC Chairman David Lott Hardy

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.


CAC statement on withdrawal of IGCC settlement

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...


CAC Submits Energy Efficiency Policy Comments and over 2,500 signatures

In response to the IURC’s call for written comments regarding energy efficiency and demand side management policy recommendations, CAC submitted written comments to the IURC, along with over 2,500 signatures and/or comments from the public.


CAC to IURC: Reject NIPSCO’S Proposed Cost Shift

INDIANAPOLIS -- Feb. 14, 2019 – Citizens Action Coalition (CAC) filed testimony on Wednesday at the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) asking the IURC to reject NIPSCO’s proposal to shift an extraordinary amount of costs from the largest...


CenterPoint Energy (Vectren) must acknowledge hedge fund affiliation

Public Citizen and Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana today filed a complaint under the Federal Power Act asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to require that CenterPoint Energy disclose its affiliation with the notorious hedge...

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Citizen Groups Ask IURC to Reject Vectren Plan: Too Big, Too Expensive, Too Risky

INDIANAPOLIS – Vectren is currently before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (“IURC”) seeking permission to charge ratepayers $781M for the construction of a massive, new 850MW gas-fired power plant, and $95M for projects at the F.B. Culley...


Citizen Groups Join Edwardsport IGCC Settlement

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...


Citizen Groups Seek Relief for Duke Edwardsport Rip-off

Captive Hoosier ratepayers doled out nearly $400 million before Duke Energy’s Edwardsport coal gasification power plant delivered any net energy to the grid, according to testimony filed late Monday night by a coalition of citizen groups before the...



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