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Ruling Against Duke Energy in Litigation Over High Cost of Edwardsport IGCC Plant

Matthew Bandyk for SNL: Arbitrators have found for General Electric Co. and Bechtel Corp. on all claims in a dispute with Duke Energy Indiana Inc. regarding the construction of the 618-MW Edwardsport integrated gasification combined-cycle facility, one of the most expensive power plants ever built by Duke Energy Corp. This information came in what the […]

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Indiana Ratepayers May Be Stuck With Bill for Underperforming New Edwardsport Plant

John Russell in the Indianapolis Star: The plant, heralded by Duke Energy as a technological marvel and a producer of reliable, low-cost energy, has faced a string of construction, operating and maintenance setbacks. Now, a good chunk of the repair costs could be passed along to Duke Energy’s 790,000 customers in Indiana, who already are […]

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If Edwardsport Is the Future of Coal-Fired Power, It’s Not a Very Bright Future

Back in the early 2000s, integrated gasification combined cycle power plants—IGCC—were touted by proponents as the future of coal-fired electricity generation. The theory was that while IGCC would be more expensive to build than traditional coal plants, those costs would be offset by gains in efficiency and by IGCC’s purported advantage in capturing and sequestering […]

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Duke Seeks Ratepayer Subsidy for Edwardsport Cost Overruns

Duke Energy’s Edwardsport, Indiana, power plant, “one of the most expensive projects in Indiana history,” gets front-page treatment today in the Indianapolis Star, which notes that Duke is pushing state regulators to let it pass “tens of millions of dollars” in cost overruns onto customers. The article, by John Russell, coincides with a regulatory hearing […]

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Duke, not customers, should pay more for Ind. IGCC plant, group argues

By Matthew Bandyk, SNL Financial – “Opponents of Duke Energy Corp.’s first-of-its-kind Edwardsport coal gasification plant made a motion with state regulators March 6 that could lead to Duke Energy Indiana Inc. eating substantially more of the costs of the more-than-$3 billion plant instead of having its customers pay for it. The Citizens Action Coalition, […]

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Duke’s Edwardsport IGCC still dealing with technical problems

Although Duke Energy Indiana Inc. officially brought its Edwardsport integrated gasification combined-cycle plant into commercial service in June, it will take possibly more than a year before the first-of-its-kind power plant is operating at its full availability, according to a spokeswoman for the Duke Energy Corp. subsidiary. Less than two months after the start of commercial service, the plant is gasifying […]

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Testimony of David A. Schlissel on behalf of joint intervenors, before the State of Indiana Utility Regulator Commission, Cause No. 43114 IGGC-8, June 21, 2012

Testimony of David A. Schlissel on behalf of joint intervenors, before the State of Indiana Utility Regulator Commission, Cause No. 43114 IGGC-8, June 21, 2012

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Testimony of David A. Schlissel concerning Duke Energy Indiana’s proposed Edwardsport IGCC Project Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, Cause no. 43114 IGCC-4-S1, November 12, 2010

Supplemental and Settlement Testimony of David A. Schlissel concerning Duke Energy Indiana’s proposed Edwardsport IGCC Project Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, Cause no. 43114 IGCC-4-S1,  November 12, 2010

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Direct testimony statement of David A. Schlissel on behalf of Citizen Action Coalition of Indiana, Save the Valley, Valley Watch, and the Sierra Club, before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, Cause No. 43114 IGCC-1, July 2008

Direct testimony statement of David A. Schlissel on behalf of Citizen Action Coalition of Indiana, Save the Valley, Valley Watch, and the Sierra Club, before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, Cause No. 43114 IGCC-1, July 2008

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Direct testimony of David A. Schlissel on behalf of the Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana, Save the Valley, Valley Watch, and Sierra Club, before the Indianan Utility Regulatory Commission, Cause No. 43114, May 2007

Direct testimony of David A. Schlissel on behalf of the Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana, Save the Valley, Valley Watch, and Sierra Club, before the Indianan Utility Regulatory Commission, Cause No. 43114, May 2007

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