Category: Utilities

Natural Allies for a Clean Energy Future

Natural Allies for a Clean Energy Future Natural Allies for a Clean Energy Future is a 501(c)(4) front group launched in August 2020 that promotes fossil gas to support emission...

/ June 30, 2022

CenterPoint, Atmos sponsor Texas Republican Party convention with exclusionary agenda despite corporate diversity pledges

Texas GOP platform declares “homosexuality is an abnormal lifestyle choice,” and urges the repeal of the 1965 Voting Rights Act

/ June 24, 2022

Arizona regulator investigation unveils Arizona Public Service Company’s political spending

An inquiry by Arizona Corporation Commissioner Sandra Kennedy has revealed new details about the political spending of the state’s largest electric utility, Arizona Public Service Company.  Kennedy’s inquiry provides an...

/ June 14, 2022

Minnesota gas utilities criticized for making Uri crisis worse on customers

Regulators will decide whether to shift costs to utilities or require customers to pick up the full tab

/ June 13, 2022

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)...

/ June 8, 2022

Southwest Gas connected to web of opposition targeting Nevada Assemblywoman

The gas utility and a front group look to unseat Assemblywoman who introduced climate legislation ahead of the June 14 primary

/ June 6, 2022

Petition for FTC Investigation of Electric Utility Abuses

Petition for FTC Investigation of Electric Utility Abuses More than 230 consumer, environmental, and public interest groups filed a petition requesting the Federal Trade Commission commence an Article 6(b) investigation...

John Oliver discusses utility scandals with title card reading "Utilities" and images of electric infrastructure

John Oliver explains utility scandals

Last Week Tonight explains how utilities harm customers and the climate, with little accountability due to influence over regulators.

/ May 16, 2022
LION PAC Alabama Power Jeremy Oden

Alabama Power-funded PAC builds almost $4 million election warchest

Alabama Commissioner Jeremy Oden may have used his office for campaign purposes

/ May 12, 2022

Xcel Energy funding climate opposition in Minnesota

The utility's PAC has given $114,949 to Republican candidates, funds, and party units since 2017

/ May 9, 2022