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Duke Energy Rate Case

The IURC issued its order in the Duke Energy rate case on June 29, 2020, authorizing a $146 million increase in the utility's annual operating revenues.

The Indiana Supreme Court reversed a portion of the Commission's order on Mar. 10, 2022. Duke Energy's petition for rehearing was denied by the Indiana Supreme Court on May 26, 2022.  Testimony on remand issues is due from Duke Energy on Aug. 18, 2022 and from the OUCC on Sept. 29, 2022.

In the parties' respective closing briefs before the IURC, Duke Energy requested a $362 million increase. The OUCC recommended a rate reduction of approximately $135 million.

IURC public field hearings in this case were held in Carmel, Terre Haute, and New Albany. The OUCC issued an August 27, 2019 news release to invite consumer comments.

All publicly filed documents in IURC Cause No. 45253 are posted in the Commission's case file, including consumer comments filed by the OUCC. Issues regarding ash pond closure costs and a proposed electric vehicle pilot program have been moved to separate subdockets.

The OUCC filed the following testimony on Duke Energy's rate request on October 30, 2019:

Duke Energy filed its petition on July 2, 2019. Its initial testimony included: