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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

...lobbyists and attorneys, including several employed by FirstEnergy Solutions. FirstEnergy hired Akin Gump earlier this year to serve as legal counsel and to help lobby for bailouts to FirstEnergy’s coal...

/ November 2, 2018

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

...industry and several lobbyists for FirstEnergy. One of those FirstEnergy lobbyists was involved in planning for a meeting between the utility and Cordray, according to documents filed in FirstEnergy Solutions’...

/ July 6, 2018
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

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
DTE Energy set a net-zero carbon goal but continues to invest in gas

Utility Front Group ‘Michigan Energy Promise’ Emerges to Rally DTE Energy Foundation Recipients to Target Solar Industry

...Energy. Assumed Names from Michigan Energy First Connections to DTE Energy Renze Hoeksema Michigan Energy First’s president is DTE Energy’s Vice President of Corporate and Government Affairs Renze Hoeksema, and...

/ March 5, 2019

Travis Fisher: Author of Rick Perry’s grid study called clean energy policies a greater threat than terrorism

...plan to preempt state and local energy policies in the name of national security. Travis Fisher targeted state and federal clean energy policies for repeal The clean energy policies that...

/ May 30, 2017