Vectren will close two coal-fired plants, one each in Warrick and Posey Counties, and build a new solar facility in Posey County.
Work has started in Terre Haute to replace some gas mains and service lines.
Vectren Energy North says the recent cold snap will cost its natural gas customers about 30 percent more than a year ago.
Indiana utility regulators have approved Vectren Corp.'s plan to upgrade its electrical grid and pass those costs onto its customers through rate increases.
Vectren says it‘s a sign that more people are finding work, and it‘s also due to low natural gas prices.
Vectren North faces issues that violated multiple protocols which are being linked to a gas leak explosion.
A new employment program in Southwest aims to help 17 to 25-year-old dropouts receive GEDs and job training.
The plan calls for more domestic oil production, increased fuel efficiency in vehicles, and incentives for energy performance in buildings.
As heating bills rise during the winter months, some Hoosiers are likely to find themselves returning to a cycle of disconnection and reconnection.