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Indiana Proposal on Energy Efficiency Puts Utilities in the Driver’s Seat

Indiana Proposal on Energy Efficiency Puts Utilities in the Driver’s Seat Gita Subramony for Zondits, January 28, 2015 Last year, Indiana’s legislature voted to halt energy efficiency programs in the state. Governor Mike Pence vowed to revisit the issue in the 2015 legislative session, and as promised, state officials are discussing the future of energy […]

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Indiana Senate Votes for Utility Driven Energy Efficiency Bill

Senate panel passes energy-efficiency utility bill Businessweek, January 22, 2015 Major utility companies would be able to develop their own energy-efficiency programs and charge customers to implement them under a bill that cleared a state Senate committee Thursday, but the panel’s chairman said the bill still needs a lot of work. The Senate Utilities Committee […]

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Utilities Collect DLC Charges for CHP in California

Reverse Net-Metering? California Penalizes Certain Types Of Energy Efficiency Forbes, January 13, 2015 Can you imagine paying your local utility for electricity you did not consume? This seems absurd. We don’t pay taxes for income we never earn. In most places and most industries, this kind of scheme would be considered outrageous. But then California is not like […]

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Indiana Proposes Allowing Utilities Set EE Targets

Pence proposes utilities set own energy-efficiency goals Indianapolis Business Journal, January 8, 2015 Rather than setting a statewide mandate for energy efficiency, Gov. Mike Pence is proposing a policy would allow electric utilities to set their own goals. The governor’s office drafted a bill that will be carried by Senate Utilities Committee Chairman Jim Merritt, […]