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
Two workers installing rooftop solar panels

Press Release: New Evidence that Florida Utilities Sought to Deceive Public on Anti-Solar Ballot Initiative

Florida utilities disguised anti-solar initiative as pro-solar to trick voters, state solar supporters

/ October 19, 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

Arizona Regulators Blunt Solar Progress

Arizona could be a solar hotbed, but regulators there have stunted the market, causing the state to fall behind other leaders in solar growth.

/ October 13, 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

Arizona Public Service Company Rate Request: Billions for Fossil Fuels, Nickels and Dimes for Solar

Arizona Public Service Company's $3.6 billion rate request will increase bills, benefit coal and gas, and limit both rooftop and utility-scale solar energy.

/ September 21, 2016

Edison Electric Institute Caught Secretly Working To Influence FTC Solar Workshop

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.

/ June 10, 2016

Groups Ask Indiana Supreme Court to Reconsider Legislative Public Records Case

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.

/ May 19, 2016

Indiana Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Secrecy

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.

/ May 4, 2016

Yes on 1 for the Sun: The Anti-Solar Ballot Initiative from Utilities and Fossil Fuel Interests

The Koch Brothers and utility-funded Consumers for Smart Solar unveiled its amendment ballot campaign, Yes on 1 for the Sun, to restrict the solar market in Florida.

/ April 20, 2016