Citizens Energy Group on Thursday announced an agreement with landlord JPC Affordable Housing that will result in the sale of four properties and relieve most of JPC’s past-due utility-bill debt, now totaling more than $1.9 million.
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Citizens Energy Group announced Wednesday that it wants to acquire a small, little-known political subdivision in Marion County that was months away from starting construction of its own wastewater treatment plant to avoid Citizens’ rate hikes.
Citizens Energy teams with city, state leaders to announce lawsuits aimed at ‘bad actor’ apartment owners
The landlords are many months and more than $2 million behind on utility bills, putting more than a thousand households at risk of homelessness should Citizens Energy Group cut utility services to the complexes.
The lawsuit also alleges that the owners of the complexes defrauded both Citizens Energy Group and residents by collecting payments that the owners said would go to utilities—but didn’t.
Five days after announcing a deal with Citizens Energy Group to restore water service to tenants at two south-side Indianapolis apartment complexes, officials said they’re planning to get the city’s money back, but a lack of communication with the properties’ owners could complicate matters.
Citizens Energy Group said it would use various measure to keep prices down even though the market price for natural gas is about double the level of last fall.
Citizens Energy Group, which maintains the underground steam system downtown, shut off the pipe near the site of the incident at Senate Avenue and Michigan Street.
Citizens Energy Group said crews have been working 24 hours a day at the intersection of Ohio and Pennsylvania streets to repair a century-old sewer line that collapsed 15 feet beneath the surface.
The project will close the two streets just north of Fall Creek Parkway, as part of Citizens Energy’s $2 billion project to improve waterways.
Transforming the site to a criminal justice complex would take years of contaminant cleanup, officials said Tuesday, but construction could overlap with that work.
A five-year-old Indianapolis company that supplies liquefied natural gas to trucking companies, manufacturers and other customers is now under new ownership.
The plant closed in 2007, taking 300 jobs. It opened in 1909 and at one point produced all the gas used for heating Marion County.
The Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor is accepting written requests and comments on the gas rate increase until Sept. 21 and wastewater rate increase comments until Nov. 10.
Citizens Energy Group on Friday filed a request with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to reduce rates for its downtown steam-distribution system by 6 percent. The request comes two years after Citizens won approval to raise rates by 10 percent.
The utility’s ad campaign comes as state regulators are considering Citizens’ request to raise water and sewer rates by double-digit percentages on about 400,000 customers.
Heating bills should drop this winter for most U.S. households thanks to a combination of lower energy prices and warmer weather.
With only moderate fanfare, contractors recently finished boring the first, roughly nine-mile leg of the DigIndy project, the largest public works project in the state.