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Vectren South Gas Rates

The Vectren South natural gas service territory covers the southwestern Indiana counties formerly served by Southern Indiana Gas & Electric Co.

To compare average natural gas bills, see the IURC's monthly residential surveys.

Base Rates

Vectren South is seeking a base rate increase in Cause No. 45447. 

The OUCC is recommending a significant reduction in the utility's request. Our Feb. 19, 2021 news release summarizes the following testimony: 

  1. Grosskopf
  2. Gao
  3. Griffith
  4. Sabillon
  5. Courter
  6. Garrett
  7. Krieger
  8. Consumer Comments

Our infographic outlines the steps in a base rate case. An IURC public field hearing was held on Feb. 1 in Evansville, and the OUCC issued a Jan. 15 news release to invite public comments.

All publicly filed documents are available in the IURC's online case file, including Vectren's petition and testimony:

  1. Leger (37 pages)
  2. Bell (47 pages)
  3. Moore (93 pages)
  4. Hoover (71 pages)
  5. Vyvoda (632 pages)
  6. Porter (313 pages)
  7. Myerson (18 pages)
  8. Townsend (176 pages)
  9. Villatoro (97 pages)
  10. Spanos (278 pages)
  11. Musser (17 pages)
  12. Bulkley (99 pages)
  13. McRae (16 pages)
  14. Harris (478 pages)
  15. Cullum (21 pages)
  16. Feingold (81 pages)
  17. Tieken (240 pages)

This information will be updated based on case developments. Electric rates are not at issue in this case. The Vectren North gas rate case is pending in a separate docket.

Vectren South's most recent base rate order received IURC approval in 2007.

Seven-Year Infrastructure Plan

Vectren has received approval of 7-year plans for infrastructure improvements. It is allowed to seek incremental rate increases as the projects proceed. Click here for more information.

Quarterly Gas Cost Adjustments

Natural gas utilities may adjust rates every three months to recover wholesale costs. OUCC review and IURC approval are required.

To review Vectren South's gas cost adjustment filings, visit the IURC website and enter cause number 37366.

Additional OUCC Resources

An informational docket regarding the Vectren/CenterPoint merger was filed in 2018 (Cause No. 45109). The OUCC filed testimony on August 27, 2018.

OUCC Publications: