Records Show Senior Florida Power & Light Execs Closely Connected to Election Scandals

In the midst of Florida Power & Light’s push to dismantle a key rooftop solar policy in the state, new documents reveal that senior executives at the utility are closely...

/ December 6, 2021
cheap renewable energy erodes the value of carbon capture

Major investors warn utilities against carbon capture and offsets

Utilities should “focus primarily on minimising the use of fossil fuels and particularly coal”

/ December 2, 2021

CenterPoint Energy Hinges Future on Gas Expansion Despite Net-Zero Pledge

Executives told analysts that they expect to add 800 miles of new gas pipeline annually

/ November 29, 2021

American Electric Power-backed dark money group spent over $1.5 million in 2020

Empowering Ohio’s Economy, a group funded solely by American Electric Power, contributed more than $1.5 million to dark money groups in 2020, according to the organization’s tax filings. The source...

/ November 22, 2021
Alabama Power Headquarters building

Alabama Power to buy Calhoun plant despite rising gas prices

Purchase risks bill increases for customers, comes in spite of parent company's climate goal

/ November 22, 2021

Who knew about bribes paid during FirstEnergy Solutions’ bankruptcy and House Bill 6 bailout campaign?

FirstEnergy Solutions’ board and management knew about plans to contribute $40 million to Generation Now, a 501(c)(4) group associated with then Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder, in the midst of...

/ November 16, 2021

NextEra spent $20 million to “ban” clean energy transmission project in Maine

Voters in Maine approved “Question 1” on the November ballot, in an effort to ban a 145 mile transmission line needed to carry hydropower from Quebec to help meet Massachusetts’...

/ November 3, 2021

Project Tundra coal carbon project faces delays, higher costs, and departing contractor

A proposal to build a carbon capture project at a coal plant in North Dakota faces delays, higher than expected costs, and a key contractor who said it won’t construct...

/ October 8, 2021

Do major investors support American Electric Power’s lobbying against President Biden’s clean energy plan?

Despite publicly pledging to support efforts to limit global warming emissions, asset managers are silent while utilities lobby against climate legislation

/ September 30, 2021

Salt River Project board narrowly approves nearly $1 billion gas plant expansion

This post was updated on September 13 to reflect the results of the Salt River Project board vote The board of directors of the Salt River Project, the third largest...

/ September 9, 2021