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State agency fights utility rates for electric cars

Indianapolis Power & Light Co. has requested a rate increase to help pay for its part in setting up charging stations for electric cars that drivers could rent as part of the BlueIndy program, a partnership between the city and the France-based Bollore Group.

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Thousands still without power amid bitter cold

Indianapolis-area power companies called in hundreds of out-of-town workers, many from out of state, to repair downed lines amid Monday’s record-setting cold. About 20,000 customers still lacked power late Monday.

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State approves $511M in IPL upgrades

Indianapolis Power and Light Co. plans to revamp coal plants in Indianapolis and Petersburg to comply with federal rules. State regulators gave the go-ahead on Wednesday, setting the stage for a potential rate hike.

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Sierra Club puts Harding coal plant in crosshairs

The Sierra Club wants the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to block an IPL plan to spend $511 million on pollution controls at its 39-year-old Harding Street plant, plus a four-unit station in the southwestern Indiana town of Petersburg.

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United Way sees promise in new CEO’s connections

Ann Murtlow has no experience running a not-for-profit, yet she is charging into the top job at one of the city’s largest charitable groups. The people who hired the former Indianapolis Power & Light Co. CEO say her connections to the Indianapolis business community are a big plus in her new role at United Way of Central Indiana.

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