Category: Front Groups

Front groups and trade associations funded by gas utilities fight electrification policies

Front groups and trade associations funded by gas utilities fight electrification policies Gas utilities are funding front groups and mobilizing their trade associations to push back against policies that threaten...

Partnership for Energy Progress

Partnership for Energy Progress The Partnership for Energy Progress (PEP) was launched in March 2020 to fight building electrification policy in Oregon and Washington State. Partnership for Energy Progress has...

/ April 29, 2022

Affordable Energy Coalition

Affordable Energy Coalition Affordable Energy Coalition is a small front group created in March 2021 to attack building electrification policy in the Seattle region. The front group lists the Seattle...

/ April 29, 2022

Californians for Balanced Energy Solutions (C4BES)

Californians for Balanced Energy Solutions (C4BES) Californians for Balanced Energy Solutions (C4BES) launched in February 2019 as the first front group in the United States to fight building electrification. The now-defunct organization...

/ April 28, 2022

Energy Solutions Center

Energy Solutions Center Energy Solutions Center, Inc. (ESC) is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization that helps utilities expand the gas market. ESC, which has links to the American Gas Association, provides its...

/ April 12, 2022

Virginia Energy Consumer Trust

Virginia Energy Consumer Trust The Virginia Energy Consumer Trust is a pro-gas front group based in Virginia. The group is closely associated with the Virginia Manufacturers Association, an influential industry...

/ February 15, 2022

Power for Tomorrow

Power for Tomorrow is a Virginia-based and Dominion Energy-connected group that opposes efforts to introduce greater competition to monopoly utilities and provides a platform for former regulators to advocate for...

/ April 2, 2021
Lawrence McClure

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

/ September 11, 2020

Who is behind anti-regional transmission organization ads in the Southeast?

Google ads appear as Duke Energy, Southern Company advocate for more limited regional exchange, and following anti-RTO Facebook ads from dark money group

/ August 18, 2020