Entergy leads the charge to re-elect Lambert Boissiere III, Louisiana utility commissioner in runoff election with major climate and energy consequences
A runoff election for the Louisiana Public Service Commission is pitting an incumbent financially backed by the utility that he regulates against a challenger who has called on limiting utilities’...
Xcel Energy is recruiting Minnesota cities to thwart governor’s clean energy agenda
The Carbon-Free Future MN Coalition is part of Xcel’s lobbying campaign against carbon-free electricity by 2040
Southwest Gas increases its political contributions in Nevada ahead of the 2022 election
Southwest Gas ramped up its political giving in Nevada this election cycle, surpassing contribution levels for prior cycles in recent years. According to the most recent campaign finance reports, the...
Duke Energy “Carbon Plan” proceeding in North Carolina highlights the utility’s preference for monopolization over customer savings
North Carolina ratepayer advocate pushes regulators to delay compliance with the law, despite benefits of clean energy and legislative priorities
Vice President John Skory exits FirstEnergy after ‘violation’
A spokesperson for FirstEnergy said today that Vice President of Utility Operations John Skory left the utility after a violation of company policy. “John Skory, formerly vice president of Utility...
Latest campaign reports show Arizona utilities funding GOP gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake
The political action committees for Southwest Gas and Pinnacle West, Arizona Public Service’s parent company, have maxed out their contribution limits to Kari Lake, Arizona’s Republican gubernatorial candidate, according to...
Amid controversies, DTE Energy continues to spend big in Michigan and nearly every lawmaker accepts
93% of legislators have taken DTE Energy money during their careers
Utility front groups spending on disinformation advertising
The Energy and Policy Institute launched a new tracking tool that exposes up to $2.4 million in spending on advertising by 14 utility front groups in the last year. Utilities...
Utility Front Group Advertisement Tracker
Utility Front Group Advertisement Tracker: Exposing Utility Front Groups’ Spending on Facebook and Instagram Utility front groups are organizations that appear independent but are established, controlled or funded by a...
Amid Connections to Ongoing Election Scandals, NextEra Pours Millions into Florida’s 2022 Election Cycle
DeSantis faces Democrat and Utility Critic, Crist