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CenterPoint Gas Generation

Update (8/10/22): The IURC issued orders in this case on Jun. 28, 2022 and Aug 10, 2022.

CenterPoint Energy is requesting IURC approval to build and operate two natural gas combustion turbines at the A.B. Brown power plant site in Posey County. According to the utility's testimony, the turbines would cost approximately $323 million and would produce a combined 460 megawatts of electricity.

In the following testimony filed on Nov. 19, 2021, the OUCC is recommending denial of CenterPoint Energy’s request. In the alternative, the OUCC’s analysis recommends the utility refurbish, convert, and refuel its existing A. B. Brown coal-fired units to natural gas.

  1. Boerger
  2. Alvarez
  3. Armstrong
  4. Lantrip

All hearings and filings in this case are complete. The OUCC and intervening parties filed their proposed order for the Commission's consideration on Mar. 18, 2022.

An IURC public field hearing was held in Evansville on Oct. 13, 2021. The OUCC issued an Oct. 4, 2021 news release to invite public comments.

All publicly filed documents in Cause No. 45564 are available from the IURC's electronic document system,  These include consumer comments received and filed by the OUCC, testimony and exhibits from intervening parties, and the following documents from CenterPoint Energy's case-in-chief:

This page will be updated based on case developments.