Indiana lawmakers passed a law in 2022 that would allow electric utilities to build small modular reactors similar to the one called off by NuScale.
AES Indiana says state storm outage investigation not warranted
State and not-for-profit utility consumer advocates filed a joint petition on July 11 asking the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to investigate the utility’s “practices and procedures for storm outage restoration.”Read More
Consumer advocates seek probe into long AES power outages after storm
State and not-for-profit utility consumer advocates have asked state regulators to investigate the utlity after a recent storm left some customers without power for nearly a week.Read More
Draft EPA rule could impact nearly 50 Indiana coal ash dumps
The Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule—released last week—would extend monitoring, closure, and cleanup provisions to certain landfills, ponds and other sites for the first time.Read More
AES Indiana agrees to chop cost to customers of plant outages by $57M
Indianapolis-based utility AES Indiana has agreed to reduce the amount it will charge customers for costs related to the breakdown of its newest power plant from $71 million to $13.7 million under a settlement agreement approved Wednesday by state regulators.Read More
Duke Energy Corp.’s $3.5 billion Edwardsport plant was costly to build because of its ability to produce gas from coal. But the plant generated all of its electricity from natural gas in April, May and June.
The controversial bill would give state utilities the right of first refusal to build, own and operate new transmission lines in their service area, avoiding competitive bidding from outside companies.
A trade group that promotes clean energy, Indianapolis, Bloomington, Walmart, Salesforce and Cummins were among those issuing a letter urging the utilities to offer more options to large energy customers to receive their electricity from renewable energy.
More than 90% of global electricity expansion will be from renewable sources in the coming five years, the International Energy Agency said, revising its forecast for 2027 upward by 30%.
The utility is asking for permission to pass on the cost of power it had to purchase from the grid during the outage, but customers are objecting.
The mantra of energy experts has been that we need to electrify everything. But installing all of that stuff—the solar panels, the heat pumps, the transmission lines—will require something that the United States doesn’t have: lots and lots of electricians.
Merrillville, Indiana-based Northern Indiana Public Service Co. asked the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission this week to approve the rate increase over two years for its 470,000 customers across 32 northern Indiana counties.
The Supreme Court ruling limiting the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants could have far-reaching consequences for the energy sector.
AES Indiana, formerly known as Indianapolis Power & Light Co., is asking state regulators for permission to increase prices under a mechanism that allows it to adjust prices based on fluctuations in the cost of fuel.
The Trump administration had slowed an earlier phaseout of incandescents, saying it was targeting rules that burden businesses.
The power plant is one of three generating stations that provides electricity to about 500,000 AES Indiana customers in central Indiana. The utility said it has made a wide series of repairs since the plant conked out nearly a year ago.
The 1-gigawatt power plant in southwestern Indiana is currently owned by Hoosier Energy and is approaching retirement.
The Eagle Valley power plant in Martinsville is one of three generating stations that provides electricity for about 500,000 AES Indiana customers in central Indiana.
The parent company of utility AES Indiana has parted ways with its top U.S. utility executive in what the company is calling a mutual separation.
As climate change pushes states in the U.S. to dramatically cut their use of fossil fuels, many are coming to the conclusion that solar, wind and other renewable power sources might not be enough to keep the lights on.
The Midcontinent Independent System Operator, or MISO, is the organization responsible for managing the power grid across Indiana, 14 other states and the Canadian province of Manitoba.
Duke Energy Indiana wants to spend about $1.9 billion to upgrade its electric grid, a move it says would result in few and shorter power outages and would harden the grid against severe weather.
Bill Fine, the Indiana Utility Consumer Counselor, wrote in a filing that “after receiving base rate increases in 2018 and 2020, I&M has not made the case for this increase at this time.”
The president wants the nation to produce 100% clean energy by 2035. But that goal faces massive hurdles. Those include an electric grid that needs enormous expansion to carry electricity from renewable energy sources to densely populated regions.