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NIPSCO Introduces Mobile Meter Reading Technology

January 29, 2013
NIPSCO Introduces Mobile Meter Reading Technology

  01/30/13 Estimated bills for NIPSCO customers could soon be a thing of the past, as the utility announced earlier this week it will begin upgrading the way it reads natural gas and electric meters through the installation of an Automated Meter Reading (AMR) System. The new AMR meters will allow NIPSCO to gather...
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Wood Burning Stove Changeout Program Aims to Help Improve Air Quality

November 27, 2012
Wood Burning Stove Changeout Program Aims to Help Improve Air Quality

 11/28/12 Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) has partnered with the American Lung Association and the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) to provide up to $5,000 in instant rebates to northern Indiana residents who change out or retrofit their older, high-emissions wood burning boilers, stoves and fireplaces with more efficient appliances. The...
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Heating Season Bill Payment Help Begins Today

November 5, 2012
Heating Season Bill Payment Help Begins Today

  11/06/12 With enrollment for federal assistance programs for low-income households beginning on Monday, Nov. 5, NIPSCO is encouraging customers experiencing financial challenges to consider available payment assistance options for the winter heating season. While higher usage amounts are probable this winter when compared to last year’s unseasonably warm temperatures, NIPSCO is focused on...
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NIPSCO Crews Enlisted to Help with Hurricane Sandy Recovery Effort

November 1, 2012
NIPSCO Crews Enlisted to Help with Hurricane Sandy Recovery Effort

  11/02/12 Early Thursday morning, approximately 80 NIPSCO employee volunteers headed east to assist with the Hurricane Sandy restoration efforts. An estimated 6 million customers from Ohio to New Jersey remained without power Wednesday afternoon.   These volunteers will provide assistance to FirstEnergy, which serves several of the areas most impacted by the storm...
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Utility Bill Payment Scam

September 5, 2012
Utility Bill Payment Scam

   09/06/12 A scam targeting utility customers is impacting several states across the country. Many utility customers throughout the nation, including some NIPSCO customers, have been affected by this scam. Victims are asked to provide personal information, such as a Social Security number, in exchange for a payment from the government applied to their...
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NIPSCO Celebrates Centennial

July 31, 2012
NIPSCO Celebrates Centennial

  08/01/12 Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 marks Northern Indiana Public Service Company’s (NIPSCO) 100th year. During the coming week, NIPSCO will celebrate the milestone alongside employees and communities. “Much of our success over the past 100 years stems from the customers we’ve had the privilege of serving and the strong partnership we have forged...
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NIPSCO Air Conditioner Cycling Program Benefits Customers and Community

July 23, 2012
NIPSCO Air Conditioner Cycling Program Benefits Customers and Community

  07/24/12 When the dog days of summer put added stress on the electric grid, NIPSCO joins forces with customers to manage the load by utilizing the Air Conditioner (AC) Cycling Program. AC Cycling works through the installation of a remote-controlled switch on or near the outside unit of a home’s central air conditioning...
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NIPSCO Cautions Customers to Energy Credit Scam

July 13, 2012
NIPSCO Cautions Customers to Energy Credit Scam

  O7/16/12  Spurred by customer reports, NIPSCO and utility companies nationwide are warning residents about a credit scam in which victims are asked to provide personal information in exchange for energy bill credits from the government. Reports from NIPSCO customers impacted by the scam began late last week. To date, NIPSCO has documented nearly...
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AVOID GAS LEAKS AND OTHER SAFETY ISSUES BY CALLING 811 BEFORE DIGGING

June 25, 2012
AVOID GAS LEAKS AND OTHER SAFETY ISSUES BY CALLING 811 BEFORE DIGGING

  06/26/12 Last Friday marked the beginning of summer, and outdoor digging and construction projects are in full swing.  To help you stay safe, NIPSCO encourages its customers, businesses and local communities to use the Indiana 811 call-before-you-dig phone number to help locate underground utility lines two days before any digging project begins. This...
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NIPSCO Adds New Customer and Crew Tools to Storm Season Preparations

May 17, 2012
NIPSCO Adds New Customer and Crew Tools to Storm Season Preparations

   05/18/12 Nationwide, severe weather-related problems (storms, wind, fallen tree limbs) are the top cause of power outages. In preparation for storm season, NIPSCO is rolling out new technologies to improve customer communication and field crew response time. “Restoring power as quickly and safely as possible is our top priority, and we constantly look...
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NIPSCO to Install Gas Main on Pierce Street

March 19, 2012
NIPSCO to Install Gas Main on Pierce Street

03/21/12 Angie Nelson, NIPSCO Public Affairs Manager would like to let citizens of Plymouth know of a gas main project. NIPSCO will do a gas main installation in Plymouth on Pierce Street from Michigan Street to Walnut Street this week.   Crews will be starting the first part of the week and the project is...
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NIPSCO Reminds Customers, Statewide Winter Moratorium Expires March 15

March 14, 2012
NIPSCO Reminds Customers, Statewide Winter Moratorium Expires March 15

  03/15/12  With the state’s winter moratorium ending March 15, Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) reminds customers enrolled in the state’s Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) with outstanding balances that a number of assistance programs, payment arrangements and energy efficiency programs are available to help customers with their utility bills. Between Dec....
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Smart phone users get safety and outage information plus payment options from NIPSCO’s new mobile website

January 31, 2012
Smart phone users get safety and outage information plus payment options from NIPSCO’s new mobile website

02/01/12 NIPSCO recently launched a new mobile website that offers safety and electric outage information, payment options and more at your fingertips. “Our customers are increasingly on the go, and they need easy and convenient ways to connect with us,” said Debora Owen, NIPSCO’s executive director of customer service. “Our mobile site was designed...
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NIPSCO Pledges $200,000 to Support Matching Energy Assistance Funds

January 25, 2012
NIPSCO Pledges $200,000 to Support Matching Energy Assistance Funds

01/26/12   NIPSCO has committed $200,000 this winter heating season to the Gift of Warmth Program, an assistance fund created by NIPSCO to help individuals and families across northern Indiana who are experiencing financial challenges with their energy bills. Local benefactors such as churches, individuals and other human service-focused organizations contribute to Gift of Warmth,...
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NIPSCO Scolded by Commissioners

December 20, 2011
NIPSCO Scolded by Commissioners

12/20/11 Jim Bettin from NIPSCO appeared before the Commissioners Monday to answer their question, why a gas line was installed in the area of 5B and King Road without a County permit.  The pipe is in the county’s right-of-way crossing the Seltin Right Ditch. Bettin said the project had been submitted to their Merrillville...
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Winter Energy Assistance Programs Available to NIPSCO Customers

October 14, 2011
Winter Energy Assistance Programs Available to NIPSCO Customers

10/17/11 Despite expected cuts in federal funding for Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) across the country, several options are available to offer much needed winter utility bill assistance for qualified NIPSCO households that are experiencing financial challenges. Anticipated federal cuts could mean a 27 percent shortfall this winter from last year’s available LIHEAP...
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NIPSCO TO OFFER NEW ELECTRIC SAVINGS PROGRAMS

July 31, 2011
NIPSCO TO OFFER NEW ELECTRIC SAVINGS PROGRAMS

08/01/11 Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) received approval from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) to expand its offering of energy efficiency programs designed to help electric customers save energy and manage their energy usage. “Our current energy savings programs have successfully helped NIPSCO customers lower their energy bills, and we are excited...
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HELP AVOID A POTENTIAL DANGER BY CALLING 811 TWO DAYS BEFORE DIGGING

April 4, 2011
HELP AVOID A POTENTIAL DANGER BY CALLING 811 TWO DAYS BEFORE DIGGING

04/05/11 Last year, Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) recorded 954 instances, or nearly three times per day, where an underground natural gas pipeline was unintentionally struck by a third-party contractor, homeowner or other outside party – a potentially dangerous accident that is avoidable.  That’s why NIPSCO is joining Gov. Mitch Daniels and the...
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SAVE ON WINTER HEATING BILLS WITH THESE HELPFUL TIPS FROM NIPSCO

January 25, 2011
SAVE ON WINTER HEATING BILLS WITH THESE HELPFUL TIPS FROM NIPSCO

01/26/11  With Jan., Feb. and Mar. accounting for the largest natural gas bills throughout the year for Northern Indiana Public Service (NIPSCO) customers – primarily due to increased usage from colder temperatures – it is a great opportunity to take advantage of available energy efficiency programs and simple do-it-yourself tips to help manage bills....
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NIPSCO.COM MAKES REPORTING STREETLIGHT OUTAGES EASIER

January 17, 2011
NIPSCO.COM MAKES REPORTING STREETLIGHT OUTAGES EASIER

01/18/11 Reporting a non-working streetlight just became easier, thanks to a new online tool launched by Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO). Customers noticing a streetlight that is broken or burned out can conveniently visit www.NIPSCO.com/StreetlightOut and submit a request to have it fixed. An interactive map identifies all of the streetlights owned or...
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