Rural electric cooperative members in Alabama are unknowingly contributing to political candidates’ campaigns through their monthly utility bills, according to a new analysis from the Energy and Policy Institute. The Alabama Action Committee for Rural Electrification, the political action committee...
Soaring Pipeline Profits May Be Driving DTE Energy’s Proposed New Gas Plant; Creates Conflict of Interest
Flawed models suggest the company is prioritizing its gas subsidiary over the public interest
Indiana lawmaker with history of receiving gifts from utilities, sponsoring utility-friendly legislation, now to join commission that regulates them
Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb announced last week that he selected State Representative Dave Ober (R-Albion), chair of the House Committee on Utilities, Energy and Telecommunications and frequent recipient of utility contributions and gifts, to fill a vacancy on the body...
AZ regulators reject APS plans for gas investment, as APS tries to avoid potential renewable energy obligations
APS is the top campaign donor to the legislator behind a maneuver that would protect it and other utilities from an RPS increase measure on the ballot this November
Murray Energy lobbied on a bill to roll back renewable energy "mandates" in Ohio, while it fought for government intervention to bail out coal-fired power plants.
Records from Georgia PSC Commissioner Tim Echols show him using Georgia Power's talking points instead of PSC Staff's analysis, collaborating with utility on media efforts. The documents raise questions about ex parte communications and records retention.
With just a few weeks before the Illinois primary, ComEd, Exelon, and other utilities have increased their donations to several attorney general candidates, particularly Democratic candidates Kwame Raoul and Jesse Ruiz. In the month of February alone, Raoul and Ruiz raised...