The Edison Electric Institute was behind a ghostwritten letter from Rep. Yvette Clarke that took a swipe at the rooftop solar industry - a tactic EEI has been using over the years to influence the distributed solar debate.
Last month, in a 4 – 1 ruling, the Indiana Supreme Court agreed that APRA does apply to the General Assembly, but the Court still did not require disclosure of the correspondence.
NextEra Energy Shareholders Reject Resolution on Projected Sea Level Rise and Climate Change Impacts
Shareholders voted 65% against a resolution that would have required the corporation to report material risks and costs of sea level rise scenarios projecting forward to 2100.
FirstEnergy Shareholders Vote Against Proposal for Disclosure of Lobbying Activities and Membership Payments
The shareholder activist stated the inadequate disclosure by FirstEnergy, combined with its active lobbying against the Clean Power Plan, present significant risks to investors.
Sisters of two Catholic religious orders that own Duke Energy stock want full disclosure of lobbying activities, but the board and shareholders rejected the proposal.
Indiana Supreme Court ruled that the legislature is governed by the Access to Public Records Act but declined to force lawmakers to follow it - allowing communication between lobbyists and legislators to remain private.
Now that countries have signed the Paris Agreement, global investors are warning utility companies that they must now act.