House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Features Fossil Fuel Front Groups

House subcommittee hearing features testimony from people who have received funding from fossil fuel interests and primarily advocate for the continued use of fossil fuels over renewable energy.

/ July 24, 2014

Assemblymember Perea’s Energy Bill Pushed by Fossil Fuel Interests Tied to American Legislative Exchange Council

In 2014, California Assembly Bill 1763 would require the California Energy Commission (CEC) to develop a state energy plan for 2030 and 2050. It is sponsored by Californians for Affordable and Reliable Energy (CARE), a coalition that includes multiple fossil...

/ June 23, 2014

Analysis: Americans for Prosperity Anti-Wind Letter, June 2014

Americans for Prosperity spearheaded a letter published as a full page advertisement attacking the production tax credit. Sixty organizations are either funded by fossil fuel interests or have known ties to the Koch Brothers’ political network.

/ June 16, 2014

Wind energy is a key wedge in the fight against global warming

Wind farms reduce greenhouse gas emissions and must be deployed to limit global warming's impact

/ April 18, 2014

Front Groups Spread Disinformation in Attempt to Freeze Ohio Cleantech Laws

Front groups backed by utility and fossil fuel companies spread disinformation to back up legislation that freezes Ohio's Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard.

/ April 16, 2014

Property Values Not Hurt by Wind Farms

Studies find properties that host wind farms are worth more after turbines installed. Nearby properties are unaffected.

/ April 13, 2014

Duke Energy’s Plans To Attack Solar In North Carolina

In a sign it will seek to maintain its monopolistic control of North Carolina’s energy generation, Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good criticized solar net metering in a meeting with local reporters on January 22, 2014. According to the Charlotte News...

/ February 14, 2014