Unlike his CEO peers, Tom Fanning of Southern Co. declined to denounce Trump's response to white supremacy in the wake of Charlottesville.
The nation’s investor-owned utilities have been quick to help Republican governors and attorneys general maintain and expand their control of state capitals, according to a review of mid-year campaign finance filings. Utilities, along with several of their executives, have contributed...
Mississippi regulators slammed brakes on the Kemper plant, saying customers should not pay for Kemper's non-functional "clean coal" gasification technology.
The Business Roundtable, a group of CEOs that lobbies for policies that support the fossil fuel industry, is attempting to restrict shareholders’ rights as utilities and fossil fuel companies face increasing scrutiny from investors over climate change.
Southern Company shareholders asserted their disapproval of chief executive officer Tom Fanning, and nearly half the shareholders' votes were cast in favor of steering the company toward climate-friendly energy policies.
This blog was authored by Dan Zegart and cross-posted from the Climate Investigations Center With the Kemper power plant officially scheduled to go on-line imminently according to builder Southern Company, a group of key engineers and managers who work on...
While most electric utilities are sprinting away from coal and toward less expensive and cleaner generating options, Gulf Power wants to make its customers in Florida pay for double the amount of coal it burns by 2025.