Indiana Office of Energy to Draft New State Energy Plan
by Sammy Edmonds
posted Dec 4 2013 10:09AM
The Indiana Office of Energy Development has begun crafting a new energy plan for the state in accordance with Governor Pence’s “roadmap” for Indiana. OED spokesman Tristan Vance says the current “Homegrown Energy Plan” was written in 2006 and since that time, the cost of electricity for Indiana’s industrial consumers has risen, causing the state to slip from 5th lowest to 27th lowest.
The OED is basing their plan on three principles: utilizing all of Indiana’s energy resources, improving options available to consumers, and commercializing new energy technologies.
Vance says the plan is aimed at keeping energy prices lower both at the pump and the light switch.