Both the House and Senate have now approved a program that would give utility companies more flexibility when it comes to energy savings.
Eric Koch, R-Bedford, says Hoosiers should be confident that industrial users will still engage in energy efficiency.
Utilities are allowed to increase rates to make up for the revenue they lose to energy efficiency programs.
Lost revenue recovery means utilities can raise customers’ rates to recover revenue lost because of energy efficiency.
The proposed energy efficiency alternative would allow utility companies to establish their own goals for energy savings.
Critics say the new energy efficiency program needs major revisions. The state is watching the Pre-k pilot programs to see if the benefits outweigh the costs.
Energizing Indiana aimed to reduce the state’s energy consumption by about 12 percent over ten years. Does a proposed replacement go far enough?
The new proposal would provide flexible energy efficiency goals for utility companies.
With no funding to finish I-69, what options are on the table? The state eliminated its energy efficiency program, what’s being considered now.
Indiana's energy efficiency program is being eliminated, so lawmakers need to decide on an alternative next year.