“It’s time the utilities stop spending money on political candidates and instead protect the residents of this state." - Senator Jack Latvala
FirstEnergy floods FERC with ghostwritten comments seeking bailouts for its coal and nuclear power plants
FirstEnergy is behind hundreds of pages of largely ghostwritten comments seeking bailouts for the utility’s failing coal and nuclear power plants that were submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). FERC received a flood of comments in response to...
Todd Wynn, operative for electric utilities and climate denier, the latest industry hire at Department of the Interior
“I think that global warming could be a net benefit for the planet" - Todd Wynn
Philip Moeller and EEI rejected “unquantifiable benefits” of solar, but loves them for coal and nuclear
The Edison Electric Institute's Phil Moeller is advocating for Rick Perry's plan to pay coal and nuclear plants for their external benefits. For rooftop solar, he's argued for the opposite.
Updated on October 5, 2017: We’ve updated this post with some additional information about the roles of anti-wind operative John Droz and the Koch-backed Institute for Energy Research. Fort Drum in upstate New York is just the latest military facility to...
"You can’t see the gas lines. You can’t see wind. You can’t see solar. So maybe we need to talk about having a requirement for power plants in order to ensure reliability." - West Virginia Coal Association President Bill Raney