The Ohio Energy Mandates Study Committee relied on a flawed testimony from Strata Policy, a front group with financial ties to the Koch Brothers.
Ohio Energy Mandates Study Committee Relies on Fossil Fuel Interests to Attack Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (AEPS)
Ohio legislators should be cautious of any action to freeze, eliminate, make voluntary or weaken the standard because the study committee will be forced to rely on special interest groups to come to their conclusion.
Internal emails reveal how ALEC, utility industry representatives, and front groups have been working to influence the members of the Ohio Energy Mandates Study Committee.
Clean Energy Think Tank Calls for Public Records Between Governor Sandoval and Utilities on Solar Energy
The Energy & Policy Institute submitted a public records request with the Nevada Executive Branch asking for correspondence regarding solar energy between Governor Brian Sandoval and NV Energy, the lobbying firm R&R Partners, and the Edison Electric Institute.
Edison Electric Institute Strategy Documents Behind Utilities’ Campaign Against Solar Unveiled by Energy and Policy Institute
Evidence of the Edison Electric Institute “action plan” envisioned by utility officials can be seen in states across the country.
The sponsors of the bill are tied to the fossil fuel-funded American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), which has sought for at least three years to overturn renewable energy standards (RES) in the states.
The reports have been released in partnership with industry-funded state think tanks with ties to the Koch brothers and other fossil fuel special interest groups.