Vectren Electric Generation Transition Plan

UPDATE (10-16-18): This case's evidentiary hearing has concluded. The formal parties are scheduled to file closing arguments as follows:

  • Nov. 20, 2018: Deadline for Vectren proposed order
  • Jan. 22, 2019: Deadline for OUCC and intervenors to file proposed orders
  • Feb. 22, 2019: Vectren reply brief due

Vectren Energy Delivery is requesting IURC approval to build and operate a new natural gas-fired electric generating station, upgrade its Culley 3 coal-fired generating unit to comply with federal environmental regulations, and recover project costs through rates.

The OUCC is recommending that the proposal be denied. Our August 13, 2018 news release summarizes the following testimony:

An IURC field hearing was held in Evansville on July 11, 2018, and the OUCC has filed more than 600 consumer comments with its testimony. The OUCC issued a June 28, 2018 news release to invite public input.

Vectren filed rebuttal testimony on September 10, 2018. An IURC evidentiary hearing in Indianapolis is scheduled to start on October 9, 2018, with a Commission decision expected in 2019.

The case file for Cause Number 45052 is available on the IURC's website.

Vectren's case-in-chief includes the following:

This page will be updated based on case developments.