Florida's "Consumers for Smart Solar," the group behind the anti-solar Amendment 1, has collected only $10 from actual individual consumers. It has collected $22 million from electric utilities, fossil fuel companies and their front groups.
Deletions started to occur after leaked audio sufaced of JMI revealing the true intentions behind Amendment 1
Press Release: New Evidence that Florida Utilities Sought to Deceive Public on Anti-Solar Ballot Initiative
Florida utilities disguised anti-solar initiative as pro-solar to trick voters, state solar supporters
"use the language of promoting solar, and kind of, kind of put in these protections for consumers that choose not to install rooftop"
Consumer Energy Alliance, group behind fraudulent petitions and letters signed by dead people, releases anti-solar report
The Consumer Energy Alliance, a front group for fossil fuel companies and utilities, released a report last month attacking policies that support solar power.
The Edison Electric Institute was behind a ghostwritten letter from Rep. Yvette Clarke that took a swipe at the rooftop solar industry - a tactic EEI has been using over the years to influence the distributed solar debate.
Last month, in a 4 – 1 ruling, the Indiana Supreme Court agreed that APRA does apply to the General Assembly, but the Court still did not require disclosure of the correspondence.
Indiana Supreme Court ruled that the legislature is governed by the Access to Public Records Act but declined to force lawmakers to follow it - allowing communication between lobbyists and legislators to remain private.