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

Michigan Releases Report on Renewable Energy Benefits Amidst Front Group Attacks

The Michigan Public Service Commission released a report detailing how renewable energy is saving consumers money and leading to robust business investment.

/ November 5, 2013

Q&A: ALEC’s new tactics to weaken renewable laws

This Q&A originally appeared in Midwest Energy News.  By Kari Lydersen Though bills meant to revoke or undercut renewable standards in numerous states failed last session, clean energy advocates say the model Market Power Renewables Act and the Renewable Energy Credit Act proposed...

/ August 13, 2013