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Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission

Pence selects new chief of staff

Pence selects new chief of staff

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has appointed Jim Atterholt, a veteran Statehouse insider, as his new chief of staff.

May 13, 2014 2:15 pm

Regulators approve NIPSCO natural gas upgrades

State regulators issued an order Wednesday approving NIPSCO's plans to undertake $713 million in natural gas system improvements, which will lead to rate hikes that could reach a cumulative 10 percent by 2020.

April 30, 2014 6:55 pm

Gary mayor opposes water rate increase

A Thursday night hearing on a 17.2 percent rate hike for Indiana American Water featured the first stand against a utility rate increase by the administration of Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson.

April 10, 2014 2:51 pm

IURC taking public comment on energy efficiency revamp

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission is launching a public comment period on energy efficiency programs following the passage of legislation pulling the plug on them at the end of this year.

April 09, 2014 2:32 pm

Water could be shut off to thousands; IURC backs Gary Sanitary District billing method

GARY | The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission has affirmed a Gary Sanitary District billing practice whereby residents’ utility bill payments are applied to trash pickup fees before paying down sewer bills.

March 21, 2014 6:30 pm

Lawmakers flip off-switch on state's energy savings program

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.

March 10, 2014 7:34 pm

Portage council opposes proposed water rate hike

PORTAGE | The Portage City Council has gone on record opposing a proposed 17.2 percent increase in Indiana American Water rates.

March 05, 2014 7:02 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Legislation would kill Indiana's energy efficiency programs

GUEST COMMENTARY: Legislation would kill Indiana's energy efficiency programs

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.

February 28, 2014 12:00 am

House pulls the plug on state's energy efficiency program

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.

February 26, 2014 5:30 pm
NIPSCO's $1.07 billion improvement plan approved

NIPSCO's $1.07 billion improvement plan approved

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.

February 17, 2014 3:00 pm

Utility board exits come at busy time

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.

January 08, 2014 3:30 pm

Vectren follows NIPSCO on upgrades, rate increase

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.

November 27, 2013 10:30 am

NIPSCO challenged on rate hike request

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.

November 12, 2013 3:00 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Indiana must plan to protect water resources

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Indiana must plan to protect water resources

Just how much water is in Indiana?

September 29, 2013 12:00 am

Ogden Dunes proposes 20 percent water rate hike

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.

September 24, 2013 6:30 pm

Natural gas rates to stay the same

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.

September 04, 2013 1:00 pm

LaPorte County intervenes with NIPSCO

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.

August 23, 2013 12:00 am

NIPSCO penalized for damaging pipelines

NIPSCO was cited for pipeline safety violations after utility workers repeatedly damaged lines they should have first located.

July 25, 2013 2:31 pm

EDITORIAL: NIPSCO investments must become energetic

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.

July 25, 2013 12:00 am
NIPSCO plans $1 billion in upgrades to electrical grid

NIPSCO plans $1 billion in upgrades to electrical grid

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.

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