Today (10/09/13) is the fifth and final meeting of the Duke Energy Indiana (DEI) Stakeholder Workshops held in Plainfield, IN.
The next and final step DEI will file its Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) by 11/01/13. All Indiana electric utilities are now required to file 20 year integrated resources plans every two years. Indiana Michigan Power Company (I&M) also conducted similar meetings and will also file their IRP with the IURC this year.
For more information on these five Stakeholder Workshops and the information presented, please see http://www.duke-energy.com/indiana/in-irp.asp.
"Duke Energy Indiana will be filing its 2013 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) for the State of Indiana with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission by November 1, 2013. This plan, a 20-year forecast required by the Commission, outlines how we will serve our existing and future customers in a reliable and economic manner. Duke Energy Indiana uses the resource planning process to identify the best options to serve customers' energy and capacity needs in the future."
Slides presenting data and information will be uploaded to the website following today's session.
IndianaDG President Laura Ann Arnold has actively participated in all five of these DEI IRP Stakeholder meetings. For more information, please contact via email Laura.Arnold@IndianaDG.net or call (317) 635-1701.
Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO), Indianapolis Power and Light (IPL) and Vectren will be conducting similar Stakeholder meetings before filing their IRP's with the IURC in 2014.