Category: Utilities

Renewable natural gas and hydrogen reports

Compilation of RNG and hydrogen reports Many reports have been released in recent years that detail the pitfalls of increasing fossil gas infrastructure investments that will use RNG and hydrogen...

/ January 6, 2022

List of deceptive RNG and hydrogen projects proposed by utilities

List of deceptive RNG and hydrogen projects proposed by utilities Both gas and electric utilities are using the promise of green hydrogen and RNG as a justification to build gas...

/ January 6, 2022

Internal documents detail how gas utilities greenwash RNG and hydrogen

Internal documents detail how gas utilities greenwash RNG and hydrogen Internal American Gas Association (AGA) meeting notes from March 2018 reveal that the industry planned to use RNG advocacy as...

/ January 6, 2022

Gas utilities push RNG and hydrogen to expand fossil fuel infrastructure

Gas utilities push RNG and hydrogen to expand fossil fuel infrastructure Electric and gas utilities are increasingly targeting customers, regulators, and investors with the promise of “renewable natural gas,” or...

/ January 6, 2022

AEP admits in court: Its corporate accountability reports are mere “puffery”

Lawyers for American Electric Power (AEP) described statements made in the electric utility’s annual corporate accountability reports as mere corporate “puffery” and a federal judge agreed. In an order issued...

/ December 21, 2021
Utility Corruption

FERC issues Notice of Inquiry to understand how it can protect customers from subsidizing trade association political activities

Federal energy regulators issued questions to the public last week as part of a process they may use to make it more difficult for the nation’s electric and gas utilities...

/ December 20, 2021

Xcel Ramps Up Municipal Spending in Hometown Mayoral Election

Utility executives and lobbyists gave thousands to Mayor Jacob Frey, who won his re-election

/ December 16, 2021

Southwest Gas aims to make customers pay for its American Gas Association membership dues

Southwest Gas Corporation is asking Nevada regulators to allow it to charge its customers in Nevada hundreds of thousands of dollars in dues to support the gas utility’s membership in...

/ December 15, 2021

Records Show Senior Florida Power & Light Execs Closely Connected to Election Scandals

In the midst of Florida Power & Light’s push to dismantle a key rooftop solar policy in the state, new documents reveal that senior executives at the utility are closely...

/ December 6, 2021