Energy Center - SUFG

Director's Welcome

Welcome to the State Utility Forecasting Group (SUFG) website. SUFG has been assisting the State of Indiana for over 25 years through its forecasts of electricity consumption, prices, and resource requirements. SUFG also performs analyses of a number of issues facing the energy industries. Feel free to browse through the SUFG publications and presentations; a number of them are available for free download here. Also, please let us know if you have any questions or comments.

State Utility Forecasting Group (SUFG) News

April 2014 - Assessment of the National Prospects for Electricity Generation from Biomass - click here to download

The objective of this study is to assess the national potential for generating electricity using biomass. The assessment is done for the contiguous continental United States and does not include Alaska,
Hawaii or U.S. territories.


December 2013 - 2013 SUFG Forecast Press Release - click here

SUFG is predicting a 32 percent increase in electricity rates for Indiana by 2023.


December 2013 - 2013 SUFG Forecast Report - click here to download

This report presents the 2013 projections of future electricity requirements for the state of Indiana for the period 2012-2031. This is the fourteenth set of projections.


November 2013 Natural Gas Market Study - click here to download

This report examines the various factors affecting the natural gas industry, including supply,
prices, demand, and the risk factors that could significantly affect natural gas prices in the future.


September 2013 2013 Indiana Renewable Energy Resources Study - click here to download

This report represents the eleventh annual study of renewable resources in Indiana performed by the State Utility Forecasting Group. It was prepared to fulfill SUFG’s obligation under Indiana Code 8-1-8.8 (added in 2002) to “conduct an annual study on the use, availability, and economics of using renewable energy resources in Indiana.”


State Utility 
Forecasting Group

Mann Hall, Room 154 
203 South Martin Jischke Dr.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1971
Phone: (765) 494.4223 
Fax: (765) 494.6298