As more natural gas and renewable power comes online, coal plants are running less. Yet utilities are not always quick to close those coal plants down.
State Rep. Larry Strickland is now tasked along with 10 other conferees to produce a compromise on the controversial bill.
The proposal would allow state regulators to approve multiyear rate increases based on projected spending.
The utility was scheduled to file its latest 20-year integrated resource plan in Indiana on July 1.
Critics wanted the state Utilities Commission to gather more evidence before deciding on the long-range resource plan.