Updated on Dec. 6 to include reference to a letter from the Edison Electric Institute, NRECA, Chevron, Honeywell and UPS expressing concerns about the ALEC resolution. In a test of where fossil fuel companies and electric utilities stand on climate...
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....
“It’s time the utilities stop spending money on political candidates and instead protect the residents of this state." - Senator Jack Latvala
FirstEnergy floods FERC with ghostwritten comments seeking bailouts for its coal and nuclear power plants
FirstEnergy is behind hundreds of pages of largely ghostwritten comments seeking bailouts for the utility’s failing coal and nuclear power plants that were submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). FERC received a flood of comments in response to...
Todd Wynn, operative for electric utilities and climate denier, the latest industry hire at Department of the Interior
“I think that global warming could be a net benefit for the planet" - Todd Wynn
Philip Moeller and EEI rejected “unquantifiable benefits” of solar, but loves them for coal and nuclear
The Edison Electric Institute's Phil Moeller is advocating for Rick Perry's plan to pay coal and nuclear plants for their external benefits. For rooftop solar, he's argued for the opposite.