Energy to help your business grow

Partner with us

We’re here to help you grow your business. We’ll provide you with a large network of resources, including community partners and government agencies, to support your company’s next project. We’re invested in your project because we’re invested in the communities we serve.

Where we serve

Headquartered in Merrillville, we deliver natural gas and electric service to approximately 1.3 million customers. We would love to serve you for your new project.

Indiana Service Territory with Counties

Need an estimate of your energy costs?

We understand how important electric and natural gas rates are to your bottom line. Contact us to receive a free high-level electric and/or natural gas rate estimate for your business. Simply complete the form and you will hear back from us within two to three business days.

This information will be used to provide a high-level estimate. It does not guarantee the cost of services. Learn more about our rates and tariffs.


Available incentive programs

Make sure you’re not missing out on state or local economic development incentives. We can connect you with strong community partners, so you can both reap the benefits.

Our programs

We also offer programs to support and incentivize development in the communities we serve.

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Economic Development Rider 777

This incentive may be offered to new incremental industrial electric loads. It is a three-year discount on the base electric rate. Incentives are awarded based on the tariff.* Offers are contingent upon local and state incentives.

About EDR

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Energy efficiency programs

We offer energy efficiency incentive programs for qualifying commercial and industrial customers.* These can be combined with the Economic Development Rider to incentivize an expansion or new development.

See our Programs

*Eligibility is based on the customer rates. Learn more about our rates and tariffs.


Our partners

We work with economic development organizations to bring business to Indiana, including these major partners:


Locate available sites

To find available buildings or sites for your new business location, start with the Indiana Economic Development Corporation's site selector tool.


Additional resources


Contact our team

Don Babcock

Don Babcock

Economic Development Director

219-647-4975

dlbabcock@nisource.com

Diane Thalmann

Diane Thalmann

Economic Development Manager

219-647-5134

dlthalmann@nisource.com

Cindy Moss-Admave

Cindy Admave

Economic Development Project Analyst

219-647-5649

cadmave@nisource.com


Frequently asked questions

Can you tell me the size of the gas or electric line running near my building or site?

What is really important is how much capacity is available in the natural gas pipe or electric line to serve your load. We evaluate each project independently. Please contact us so that we can analyze your individual requirements.

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How do I sign up for new service?

Contact 1-800-464-7726 and press 3 to speak to a New Business Representative.

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Are there qualifying criteria to be eligible for an Economic Development Rider?

Yes. The minimum qualifying criteria include: 100 kW new electric load, at least 10 new jobs, and a letter stating the new electric load is considering locations outside of our service territory.

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How do I apply for energy efficiency programs?

Our energy efficiency programs are administered by Lockheed Martin. Learn more.

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Have an emergency?

Natural Gas: If you smell gas, think you have a gas leak, have carbon monoxide symptoms or have some other gas emergency situation, go outside and call 911 and then our emergency number 1-800-634-3524.
Electric: For any electric emergency, including a downed power line, power outage or other electric-related situation, please call 1-800-464-7726.