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AEP’s former CEO met with Larry Householder about plan to weaken Ohio’s term limits, according to prosecution witness
Nicholas Akins was still the CEO of AEP and Larry Householder was still the Speaker of the Ohio House when the two met and discussed a planned term limits ballot...
Dominion Energy-funded legislators push bill to boost the utility’s profits
Legislators debate higher profits as Dominion tells investors that bill hikes are on the way
America’s Power loses more member companies, deletes member list
Coal group deletes its members list after losing all investor-owned utilities and railroad members
PERC withholds and removes records from its website
A federally sanctioned propane trade association, the Propane Education and Research Council (PERC), is refusing to disclose records about its operations, despite its obligations to do so under the Propane...
Southern Company Knew
Southern Company Knew How a “clean coal” utility was warned about climate change risks years before it funded climate disinformation, 1964-2022 Download the full report as a PDF (Click here)...
Utilities sent $6.8 million to members of Congress who sought to overturn election results in recent election cycles
Three utilities and a trade association have said they are "pausing" all contributions in wake of violence
Jonathan Scott talks to EPI about taking on utilities in solar film “Power Trip”
"Entrenched utility interests are attempting to maintain their death grip on our energy sources, and they will try to squeeze out anyone who interferes with their profitability."
Duke Energy spends big on Republicans, “soft money” groups in 2020 election
In the states and federally, utility maintains focus on GOP – amid potential shifts in North Carolina, US Senate control – coupled with hard-to-trace campaign finance entities
Louisiana PSC awarded $17.3 Million in Customer Money to Business Partner of Commissioner Skrmetta
Bulk of energy efficiency projects went to Skrmetta’s business and film partner; showed minimal savings
Utility Front Group Sparks Attack on Florida Rooftop Solar Amid Ongoing COVID Crisis
Attack led by Florida legislator who has accepted over $20,000 from utilities in political contributions