Electric Utility Industry Created Their Own Air Pollution Permits, Held Private Meetings With Texas Regulators

Utility employees held private meetings with state regulators to discuss revisions to the permits and provided language that was incorporated verbatim by the regulators into the final text of the revised permits.

/ May 27, 2015

The Exelon-Pepco Merger & Exelon’s History of Anti-Clean Energy Lobbying

The Exelon-Pepco merger would empower the company to continue its anti-renewable campaign in Washington, D.C. and Maryland, negatively impact ratepayers, and hinder the growth of the renewable energy industry.

/ April 29, 2015

Clean Energy Think Tank Calls for Public Records Between Governor Sandoval and Utilities on Solar Energy

The Energy & Policy Institute submitted a public records request with the Nevada Executive Branch asking for correspondence regarding solar energy between Governor Brian Sandoval and NV Energy, the lobbying firm R&R Partners, and the Edison Electric Institute.

/ April 16, 2015

North Carolina Renewable Energy Standard Attacked Again

After using last year’s legislative session to deal with Duke Energy’s Dan River coal ash spill, Republicans on the House Public Utilities Committee are bringing back their 2013 attempt to freeze the state’s clean energy law.

/ April 14, 2015

Mississippi Net Metering Rules Advance

A state investigation found net metering "has the potential to result in a downward pressure on rates.”

/ April 8, 2015

Oklahoma Wind Energy’s Future In Jeopardy Due To One Man

Frank Robson, a multi-millionaire real estate developer, entered the wind energy debate last year when he found out a wind farm was planned near his ranch in Centralia.

/ March 27, 2015

Citizens’ Alliance for Responsible Energy Releases Anti-Solar Report

CARE is a fossil fuel-funded advocacy organization that opposes environmental activism and says that the pursuit of renewable energy will “end the America we know and love.”

/ March 18, 2015