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Strings Attached: How utilities use charitable giving to influence politics and increase investor profits

...FirstEnergy Corp. Jennifer L. Geyer, Director of Administrative Services, Firstenergy Corp. Samuel Belcher, Senior Vice President and President, FirstEnergy Utilities Examples of FirstEnergy using charitable giving to manipulate policy: United...

/ December 10, 2019

Follow the money behind attacks on clean energy in Ohio

...LLC First Energy NRG Energy, Inc NextEra Energy Resources AEP and FirstEnergy have publicly backed efforts to freeze Ohio’s clean energy standards before. And last year, Dynegy favored continuing the...

/ December 6, 2016

Strings Attached: How utilities use charitable giving to influence politics and increase investor profits

...subsidiaries: Duke Energy Carolinas ($62,553,334), Duke Energy Florida ($2,480,480), Duke Energy Indiana ($895,734), Duke Energy Kentucky ($418,773), Duke Energy Ohio ($1,221,441), Duke Energy Progress ($37,429,332), and Duke Energy Business Services...

/ December 10, 2019

FOIAs reveal FirstEnergy meeting with Rick Perry, 30+ corporate jet flights to D.C. since Trump’s inauguration

...FirstEnergy Corporation, was scheduled to meet with Secretary of Energy Rick Perry on the morning of March 15, 2017. FirstEnergy Corp. has neither confirmed or denied that the meeting took...

/ June 8, 2018
2018 Political Map of the U.S. Governor Races

Analysis: How Electric Utilities and Their Executives Contributed in Nine Governor Races

...3, also known as the Energy Choice Initiative, calls for a competitive retail energy market (deregulation) and would break up the monopoly that NV Energy currently has. Sisolak is against...

/ November 2, 2018

Fossil fuel and utility interests target Richard Cordray and Mike DeWine with campaign cash in Ohio governor’s race

...law that recently cost customers of the utility FirstEnergy $42 million. Also up for debate is a bill to roll back Ohio’s renewable energy and energy efficiency standards, a bill...

/ July 6, 2018

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...Energy Donations, 1/14/20 New York Times: N.A.A.C.P. Tells Local Chapters: Don’t Let Energy Industry Manipulate You, 1/5/20 Salon: Fossil fuel knocks the wind out of renewable energy movement in Ohio,...

/ February 28, 2016
Consumers Energy wind turbine

Michigan integrated resource plans become pivotal in order to hold utilities accountable after clean energy compromise

...goal. The 50% clean energy goal is really a 25% renewable energy requirement plus a 25% reduction in energy use that both Consumers Energy and DTE Energy pledged to achieve....

/ May 29, 2018

Major banks announce new policies to help push utilities away from coal

...(Berkshire Hathaway Energy Company) 68% >50% MidAmerican Energy Co (Berkshire Hathaway Energy Company) 47% >30% MidAmerican Funding LLC (Berkshire Hathaway Energy Company) 47% NA NV Energy (Berkshire Hathaway Energy Company)...

/ May 25, 2020

Rick Perry: Trump may try to preempt state renewable energy policies

...the Institute for Energy Research and American Energy Alliance , to run his Department of Energy transition team. IER and AEA have targeted state renewable energy standard policies with misleading...

/ April 26, 2017