Category: American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity
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
Coal lobby group drafted state utility commissioners’ letters to FERC
Emails show that the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity provided utility commissioners with a template letter to FERC - which some commissioners copied word-for-word
Southern Company and American Electric Power pledge to reduce emissions, but still support coal lobby group
Investors are calling on major companies to align their climate lobbying efforts with the Paris Agreement
AEP wants customers to fund “clean coal” group behind attacks on renewable energy
American Electric Power says it is working to meet strong customer demand for renewable energy, but the major utility wants to use customer money to fund a “clean coal” group...
Fossil fuel and utility interests target Richard Cordray and Mike DeWine with campaign cash in Ohio governor’s race
Republican Mike DeWine continues to raise the most money from fossil fuel and utility interests in Ohio’s race for governor, but Democrat Richard Cordray has also received campaign contributions from...
Coal and utility interests ask for, receive, bailouts to help failing power plants
"You can’t see the gas lines. You can’t see wind. You can’t see solar. So maybe we need to talk about having a requirement for power plants in order to...
Utilities Knew: Documenting Electric Utilities’ Early Knowledge and Ongoing Deception on Climate Change From 1968-2017
Scientists had begun to warn electric utilities about climate change by 1968, and by 1988 the industry’s official research and development organization had acknowledged that, “There is growing consensus in...
Trump cites alternative facts about Clean Power Plan from NERA Economic Consulting
A White House fact-sheet on President Trump’s executive order targeting key U.S. climate change policies cited a controversial report by NERA Economic Consulting that was sponsored by the American Coalition...