Gov. Mike Pence Friday signed electric service territory legislation (Senate Bill 309) into law. The legislation amends the existing law to preserve existing electric service boundaries, regardless of future annexations. Senate Bill 309 protects the affordability of electricity for all Hoosiers …Read More.
Sen. Mike Crider filed a bill that would eliminate municipal electric utilities’ ability to take territory from rural electric cooperatives and investor-owned utilities. “To me, it’s kind of a basic fairness issue,” Crider said. He filed the bill Dec. 30. …Read More.
Under current state law, municipal electric utilities can take territory and consumers away from electric cooperatives and investor-owned utilities after a municipal annexation, compromising the operations of cooperatives and raising expenses for the remaining members. By law, electric cooperatives and …Read More.
Priority: Protect the service territories of member cooperatives Issue: Maintain fair and equitable electric service territories that are in the best interest of all ratepayers. Call for action: Indiana Electric Cooperatives urges the Indiana legislature to enact legislation that protects …Read More.