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State Leaders Requesting Ideas on Crafting Effective EE Policies for Indiana

What Should Indiana’s Energy-Efficiency Programs Look Like?

Public News Service, June 11, 2014

What should Indiana’s energy-efficiency programs look like? State leaders are requesting ideas about how to craft effective energy-efficiency policies.

The Citizens Action Coalition is weighing in, and its executive director, Kerwin Olson, is convinced the best path forward is to repeal Senate Enrolled Bill 340, which weakened the state’s energy law. He said it’s important to ensure large utilities participate in efficiency programs, to maximize their resources and save money.

“Utilities in the state of Indiana should be required to pursue all available cost-effective energy-efficiency resources,” he said, “in order to meet their legal obligation of providing least-cost service to their captive customers.”

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