Northern Indiana Fuel & Light Co. (NIF&L) and Kokomo Gas & Fuel Co. will merge their operations into Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO), under an Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) order issued on May 31, 2011. The order, in Cause Nos. 43941, 43942 & 43943 also establishes new base rates and charges for NIF&L.
The Commission order approved a settlement agreement between the Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor (OUCC) and the utilities. For a copy of the order and settlement agreement, please click here. The 67-page document is in PDF format.
All documents in these cases are available online from the IURC's public files.
An IURC public field hearing in the rate case was held in Auburn on November 9, 2010; the OUCC issued an October 26 news release announcing the hearing and inviting consumer comments.