Today, the IURC approved CenterPoint’s request to build two new gas power plants that will sit idle most of the time and significantly increase customer bills in the midst of a utility affordability crisis.
- June 28, 2022
Energy must be safely and reliably delivered to Hoosiers at the least-cost possible. Consumer-oriented energy policies that create investment in renewables and energy efficiency make sense as the costs of coal and nuclear energy become more expensive.
AES is projecting that the price of fossil gas will be 288% higher for the months of September through November in 2022 than they were during the same period in 2021. AES Indiana has delayed transitioning to more affordable and clean energy solutions for years, and now Hoosiers are being asked to pay for those poor decisions through skyrocketing electricity bills.
According to comments and reports submitted by Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana (CAC), in partnership with Earthjustice and Vote Solar, Duke Energy Indiana (Duke) failed to comply with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission’s (IURC) rules governing Integrated Resource Plans (IRPs). Duke broke the rules by declining to properly provide opportunities for public engagement in their 2021 Integrated Resource Plan for electric utilities.
These are the issues of immediate importance we are working on right now.