Integrated Resource Plan

NIPSCO submits an Integrated Resource Plan (“IRP”) to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (“IURC”) every two years.

NIPSCO submitted its 2016 IRP and Executive Summary on November 1, 2016.
 

2018 Integrated Resource Plan

Based upon NIPSCO’s recent assessment of the timeline and to ensure all resource options are considered for addressing the future capacity and energy needs of our customers, we have determined an update is required to our 2016 IRP. We plan to submit an updated IRP by December 1, 2018.

As part of the IRP development, NIPSCO plans to conduct a Public Advisory Process with several meetings taking place between now and the submission of the IRP update.
 

Public Advisory Meeting 1

Our first meeting took place Friday, March 23 and focused on explaining the rationale for submitting this update, process and timing, key assumptions we will use in the 2018 update, and major changes from the 2016 IRP.

During the March 23 meeting, NIPSCO announced its intention to issue a request for proposals (“RFP”) for capacity. We are seeking stakeholder feedback on the approach/design to ensure a robust, transparent process and result. NIPSCO is providing the Interim Summary on the All Source RFP and welcomes your feedback. Please provide feedback to nipsco_irp@nisource.com no later than Friday, April 20, 2018.
 

Public Advisory Meeting 2

The second meeting  was held May 11, 2018 and focused on demand side management in the IRP, updates to the scorecard, scenarios and stochastics, generation assumptions, and the retirement and replacement assessments. NIPSCO also provided an update on the RFP for capacity process

 

Public Advisory Meeting 3

The third meeting was held July 24, 2018 via webinar and focused on the results of the all source request for proposals for capacity.

 

Technical Webinar

NIPSCO will host a technical webinar on August 28 from 2:00-4:00 PM ET/1:00-3:00 PM CT to provide additional information on the methodology and rationale for the tranches, including an illustrative example.  Register now

Contact Us

Have questions about our integrated resource plan? Email us at nipsco_irp@nisource.com