The severe cold weather has upended NIPSCO's winter bill forecast, with the utility now saying customers should expect natural gas bills for January that are on average $36 more than in January 2013.
Manufacturing has been doing fairly well, and should see continued strength going into 2014, Berlin Metals president Roy Berlin said.
Ready-mix concrete maker Ozinga Bros. has been saving a significant amount of money by fueling its distinctive candy-striped trucks with natural gas, and is making the alternative fuel more accessible to the general public.
Indiana's state consumer advocate is seeking public comments on NIPSCO's request to undertake $713 million in natural gas system improvements and the cumulative 10 percent rate increase that would pay for them.
NIPSCO on Monday told state regulators it is prepared for the winter heating season with adequate natural gas supplies and reiterated customer bills figure to be just slightly above last year's.
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The manufacturing sector continues to improve, and the steel industry in particular has been buoyed by strong auto sales, Berlin Metals president Roy Berlin said.
NIPSCO plans a $713 million upgrade of its natural gas delivery system and is requesting annual rate hikes that would total more than 10 percent by 2020.
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.
Manufacturing in the U.S. is undergoing a renaissance, and Indiana is among the biggest beneficiaries, according to a newly released study.
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NIPSCO plans to start installing automated meter reading equipment across its service territory during the next three years, starting next month in South Haven.
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NIPSCO is forecasting little change in natural gas prices this winter as compared to last, although customer bills could creep up due to increased usage.
While many factors contribute to the price we pay at the pump — discovery costs, taxes, refining and distribution, world politics, etc. — it's still largely an issue of supply and demand. There's limited oil supply. Global demand is growing. So the price climbs.
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