Category: Front Groups


Consumers for Smart Solar Caught Deleting References to the James Madison Institute

Deletions started to occur after leaked audio sufaced of JMI revealing the true intentions behind Amendment 1

/ October 21, 2016

Press Release: Utility-funded PAC caught attempting more “political jiu-jitsu”

Consumers for Smart Solar tries to delete online ties to James Madison Institute

/ October 21, 2016

Leaked Audio Shows How Florida Utilities Sought to Deceive Voters to Support Amendment 1

"use the language of promoting solar, and kind of, kind of put in these protections for consumers that choose not to install rooftop"

/ October 18, 2016

Consumer Energy Alliance, group behind fraudulent petitions and letters signed by dead people, releases anti-solar report

The Consumer Energy Alliance, a front group for fossil fuel companies and utilities, released a report last month attacking policies that support solar power.

/ October 11, 2016

With Kochs Now Attacking Electric Vehicles, Utilities Should Reexamine Their Friends

The Kochs’ funding of anti-EV politics should leave utilities reconsidering their funding of the Koch network. The rift may already be opening in the utility and Koch-funded American Legislative Exchange Council.

/ September 27, 2016

Does Dominion support using Thomas Jefferson’s name to spread climate denial?

This relationship between a lobbyist for one of the nation’s largest utilities and an aggressive purveyor of attacks on climate science and policies warrants much deeper scrutiny than it has so far received.

/ August 29, 2016

Strata Policy

Strata Policy, a 501 (c)3 non-profit research organization for environmental, energy, and public land issues is located in Logan, Utah. The organization is connected to the Utah State University’s Institute of Political Economy, also located in Logan, by Dr. Randy Simmons. Simmons...

/ July 29, 2016