Tell the IURC we won’t tolerate Duke’s huge rate hike!

Duke wants more of your money. Here’s how you can fight back!

Duke Energy Indiana is asking the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) to charge you even more for the electricity you use.

Over the past decade, the average Duke bill has increased by more than $300 per year. Now, they want to raise your bill by an additional 19% over the next few years! If Duke has their way, customers like you will keep feeling the squeeze while their profits continue to soar.

Even worse, the proposed hikes will hurt rooftop solar by charging more for using less electricity and will force customers to keep paying for the uneconomical and dirty Edwardsport coal-fired plant until 2045!

But starting next week, we have three chances to tell the IURC directly that we’re tired of Duke’s rate hikes.

Attend a public hearing and make your voice heard!

Monday, September 9 at 6 p.m.
Carmel High School Auditorium
520 E. Main Street Carmel, IN 46032
Click here to RSVP

Monday, September 23 at 6 p.m.
Vigo South High School Auditorium
3737 S. 7th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47802
Click here to RSVP

Tuesday, October 1 at 6 p.m.
New Albany Floyd County Consolidated School Corporation Facilities Services Center
2801 Grant Line Road, New Albany, IN 47150
Click here to RSVP

The IURC field hearings are the best opportunity for Duke customers around the state to fight back against Duke’s attempts to take more and more out of your wallet. We need Indiana’s solar movement to show up and tell the IURC to:

  • Reject this rate increase request;
  • Reject the attempt to force customers to continue paying for Duke’s bad dirty investment in the Edwardsport plant through 2045; and
  • Reject Duke’s plan to continue using the declining block rate structures that charge you more for using less.

Can’t make it to a hearing? File a comment online!

If you can’t make it to one of the scheduled hearings, please take a few moments to file a written comment with the Office of Utility Consumer Council (OUCC) to make your voice heard. You can use our online form to submit a comment in a few clicks!

For more information about Duke’s proposed rate increase, check out this helpful resource from our friends at Citizens Action Coalition.

Thank you for taking action to fight for just, fair, and equitable electric rates from Duke!

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