An Indiana lawyer and his wife have filed an objection to a settlement over a controversial coal plant, saying it doesn’t go far enough to protect ratepayers.
Ratepayer and environmental advocates say a January settlement allowing cost recovery for the Edwardsport coal plant is not “a shut-the-coffin-closed deal.”
An Indiana utility is requesting a fixed rate charge increase of more than 80 percent, even as nationwide utility commissions have denied or curbed many such requests and utilities in other states have backed off the strategy.
Coal-fired power plants across the country could be billion-dollar liabilities for utilities if their greenhouse gas emissions are challenged in court, according to researchers at Michigan Technological University.
A recent case in Indiana shows that the state legislature didn’t necessarily have the final word on energy efficiency.
Last week, paleoclimatologist Gabriel Filippelli and 21 other Indiana scientists made Gov. Mike Pence an offer he’ll likely refuse.
More than a year after Indiana lawmakers repealed the state’s energy efficiency standard, utilities are scaling back their efforts while — advocates argue — seeking to overcharge ratepayers for their plans.
We are embarking on a new era of energy democracy and ‘We, the people, in order to form a more perfect union’ want a Just Energy Choice.
“Bittersweet” is how Citizens Action Coalition Executive Director Kerwin Olson described a recent performance report for Energizing Indiana, an energy efficiency program that was canceled during its third year of existence, by state legislation hastily passed in spring 2014.
The escalating battle between utilities seeking to guard against the rise of distributed generation and proponents of solar power played out in a heated committee hearing in Indiana on Wednesday.