At least 14 candidates who pledged not to accept money from Virginia's monopoly utility, Dominion Energy, won seats in a surprise wave election for Democrats.
Electric utilities working with oil and gas companies on ‘advocacy’ efforts to counter environmentalists
The electric utility industry, through its trade association the Edison Electric Institute, has begun working with three other fossil fuel groups to push back against organizations that oppose increased natural gas investment in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions....
The nation’s investor-owned utilities have been quick to help Republican governors and attorneys general maintain and expand their control of state capitals, according to a review of mid-year campaign finance filings. Utilities, along with several of their executives, have contributed...
Front group paid by Dominion releases shady poll showing support for Dominion’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline
The Consumer Energy Alliance - a front group paid by Dominion Energy and other oil, gas and utility interests - released a poll which it says shows support for Dominion's Atlantic Coast Pipeline
Dominion's executives, lobbyists, board members and PAC have given $113,000 to Democrat Ralph Northam and his PAC, and $43,000 to Republican Ed Gillespie and his PAC.
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.
Dominion successfully lobbied for substitute language that would give the company the right to build and own community solar.