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

Dominion Thwarts Solar Net Metering Bills in Virginia

Dominion successfully lobbied for substitute language that would give the company the right to build and own community solar.

/ February 6, 2014

Coloradans Urge Governor Hickenlooper Not to Swear In Glen Vaad to Utility Commission

Glenn Vaad received an American Legislative Exchange Council “State Legislator of the Year” Award in 2012.

/ January 7, 2014

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).

/ January 2, 2014

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.

/ November 18, 2013