Today, a coalition of consumer and environmental organizations blasted Senate Bill 251, contending that it is a utility wish-list inimical to consumer interests and economic stability. SB251 was approved on Tuesday, February 22 by a vote of...Download
The Indiana Court of Appeals yesterday struck down approval of Vectren’s plan to spend roughly $90 million in ratepayer money on its aging A.B. Brown and F.B. Culley coal-fired power plants outside Evansville. The Court found that the Indiana Utility...Download
Today, the Citizens Action Coalition called on the Daniels Administration to release e- mails and documents that CAC requested months ago. The e-mails pertain to the recently signed contract between the Indiana Finance Authority and...Download
Despite Ongoing Ethics Scandal, Indiana Senate Committee Embraces Unethical Agenda of Monopoly Utilities
Senate Bill 102, authored by Senators Beverly Gard (R-Greenfield) and Lindel Hume (D, Princeton), and co-authored by Sen. Jim Merritt (R-Indianapolis) gives electric utilities in Indiana a virtual blank check. It also, over time, would...Download
INDIANAPOLIS— Since June 2013, when the Edwardsport IGCC power plant in Knox County, Indiana, was declared “in-service”, by Duke Energy, its captive ratepayers have doled out nearly $1.8 billion to pay for the inconsistent and unreliable operations of...Download
Duke Energy seeks more customer money for Edwardsport despite Governor’s call to investigate regulators' recent Duke decisions
Duke Energy will be before State regulators once again on Thursday October, 7 seeking millions of dollars more from captive ratepayers to finance its unneeded, overly expensive, and problem plagued coal gasification plant currently under construction...Download
A coalition of Indiana environmental and citizens groups including the Sierra Club, Citizens Action Coalition, Valley Watch, and Save the Valley announced a legal settlement today that requires Duke Energy Indiana to stop burning coal at most of its...Download
Duke Energy’s $1.9B Transmission & Distribution Plan and mandatory Smart Meter installation DENIED by the IURC!
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...Download
The recent announcement by Duke Energy Indiana that it has hired Scott Storms, the current General Counsel and Chief Administrative Law Judge at the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, raises serious concerns about the relationship...Download
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...Download
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