Indiana watchdog seeks to limit charges for coal gasification plant

Energy News Network: Duke Energy’s coal gasification plant in Edwardsport, Indiana has overcharged ratepayers by $1.4 billion since opening in 2013, according to expert testimony filed last week by a consumer group asking state regulators to demand a new accounting of how much ratepayers should be charged for the plant.

The Citizens Action Coalition filed testimony before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission July 31 regarding how Duke recoups costs for the plant from its customers, for both capital expenditures and operations and maintenance.

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