Month: July 2019

The Fossil Fuel and Utility Industries Lobbying for New FERC Commissioners Spots

Prominent players in the fossil fuel industry are involved in the ongoing nomination process for the open seats on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), recent congressional disclosures show.  With...

/ July 29, 2019
Big Bend Sea Wall TECO

TECO’s Political Contributions Seem Geared to Influence Approval of New Big Bend Gas Plant with Sea Wall

Tampa Electric (TECO), and its law firm have made political contributions to members of the Florida Power Plant Siting Board in the lead-up to tomorrow’s vote to approve the company’s...

/ July 24, 2019
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Craig coal plant

Colorado Public Utilities Commissioner questions “whether or not Tri-State has been candid us”

A Colorado utility’s attempts to avoid oversight by state regulators appears to be backfiring. At a Colorado Public Utilities Commission hearing this week, Commissioner Frances Koncilja said she has “some...

/ July 19, 2019
Southern Co. CEO Tom Fanning dismissed conflicting comments from Georgia subsidiary about Southern's "low- to no-carbon" goals.

Southern Company CEO Tom Fanning’s $2 Million Greenhouse Gas Reduction “Incentive” a Misnomer

Fanning has likely secured millions in bonus payouts for already planned GHG reductions.

/ July 1, 2019