Front groups backed by utility and fossil fuel companies spread disinformation to back up legislation that freezes Ohio's Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard.
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...
Dominion successfully lobbied for substitute language that would give the company the right to build and own community solar.
Glenn Vaad received an American Legislative Exchange Council “State Legislator of the Year” Award in 2012.
Utility Interests Threaten Future of Renewable Energy in Colorado via Public Utility Commission (PUC) Appointment of Glenn Vaad
In Colorado, alarm and concern is quickly spreading with revelations that Glenn Vaad, appointed by Governor Hickenlooper as one of three Public Utilities Commissioners, is also a former high ranking member of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
The Campaign Against Net Metering: ALEC and Utility Interests’ Next Attack on Clean Energy Surfaces in Arizona
APS appears to be leading the first assault of a national campaign by the utility industry trade association, Edison Electric Institute (EEI), and fossil fuel interests like APS, to weaken net metering policies.