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August 26, 2016


State Regulators Approve Duke Energy Edwardsport Settlement

This settlement builds on a previous agreement from 2012 that required Edwardsport’s shareholders to pay the full construction and start-up costs.

June 5, 2015


Citizens Group: Edwardsport Plant Not At Promised Capacity

A recent report shows the plant’s capacity factor – the amount of coal the plant is gasifying – was just more than 10 percent for the month of April.

February 4, 2015


IURC To Decide Who Should Pay For Edwardsport Plant Costs

Duke Energy is seeking to recover construction costs for the Edwardsport coal gasification plant in hearings that begin Wednesday.

September 8, 2014


Appeals Court Questions Approval Of Utility Rate Increase

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission recently allowed Duke Energy to pass the costs of building its Edwardsport plant on to its customers.

February 26, 2013


Senate Approves Bill On Rockport Coal Gasification Plant

The bill would require the state regulatory commission to look at the contract again if the state Supreme Court does not uphold it.

February 14, 2013


Future Of Rockport Coal Gasification Plant In Limbo

The Rockport plant would take coal and process it into various substances, including synthetic natural gas, which burns just like traditional natural gas.

December 27, 2012


Utility Commission Approves Duke Energy Settlement

The agreement requires Duke Energy to absorb nearly $900 million for the construction its Edwardsport coal gasification plant.

October 31, 2012


Court Denies State Plan To Buy And Resell Gas

The plan has natural gas customers paying the difference if the state fails to make a profit off of natural gas purchases.

October 19, 2012


Edwardsport Gasification Plant Could Begin Testing Next Week

Duke Energy officials say they have nearly all the factors in place to burn synthetic gas—the main component in the gasification process.

October 2, 2012


Coal Gasification Plant Could Lead To Higher Utility Bills

Once completed, Indiana will sell energy from the coal gasification plant in Rockport even if there are cheaper options.

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