Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
INDIANAPOLIS | The fate of Energizing Indiana, the 2-year-old statewide energy-efficiency program that helps homeowners and businesses reduce their energy use, is in the hands of Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council has gone on record opposing a proposed 17.2 percent increase in Indiana American Water rates.
The Indiana Legislature is rushing through a bill that would terminate the state’s successful energy efficiency program, even though an independent evaluation has shown the programs are saving ratepayers $2 in costs for every dollar spent on the programs.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled House voted 69-26 Wednesday to terminate Energizing Indiana, the statewide energy savings program that conducts home energy audits, provides new light bulbs and runs other energy efficiency programs.
State regulators on Monday approved NIPSCO's plan for $1.07 billion in electric system upgrades and yearly rate increases that could reach a cumulative total of 6 percent by 2020.
The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission could soon have two new members, just as it is handling a new type of case that could lead to significant bill increases for utility customers.
A second Indiana utility plans to follow NIPSCO in asking the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission for permission to undertake a multimillion upgrade to its infrastructure and charge much of the cost to customers.
INDIANAPOLIS | Lawyers for consumer groups jousted with NIPSCO executives Tuesday at a hearing gathering evidence on the utility's request to undertake $1 billion in electric improvements and implement a cumulative 6 percent rate hike to pay for them.
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OGDEN DUNES | The Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor (OUCC) is inviting written comments from Ogden Dunes municipal water customers on the utility’s pending rate case.
NIPSCO customers can look forward to paying the same base rate for natural gas through 2020, after the utility reached an agreement with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission.
LAPORTE | LaPorte County has filed action to play an active role in overseeing a request by NIPSCO for a rate increase to fund $1 billion in proposed electrical system upgrades.
NIPSCO was cited for pipeline safety violations after utility workers repeatedly damaged lines they should have first located.
NIPSCO is poised to make some major investments in its power lines and other transmission equipment over the next seven years. It will be money well spent.
NIPSCO has filed plans for a $1 billion electric system modernization with state regulators, a move that could lead to 1 percent annual electric bill hikes for customers later this decade.
LAPORTE | Complaints about power outages lasting for days from June storms led to a request to see if NIPSCO has adequate levels of staff.
INDIANAPOLIS | Military veterans who return or move to Indiana after completing their service are entitled to in-state college tuition under a new law signed last week by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
The fate of monthly utility bills and the future of Indiana energy policy will be a hot topic of discussion during the 2013 session of the Indiana General Assembly.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana voided an Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission action that critics say could have added billions of dollars to natural gas customers' bills across the state over the next 30 years.
Hammond and Chicago Heights are becoming entrenched in their dispute over water rates. Becoming combative, however, makes it even more difficult to reach an amicable resolution of this dispute.
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