Category: Utilities

Electric Cooperative Governance Task Force

An “Electric Cooperative Governance Task Force Report” urging co-op transparency was kept secret until now

The national trade association for electric cooperatives commissioned a report urging its members to embrace transparency reforms, but the association has kept its findings a secret for the past two...

/ December 11, 2019

Strings Attached: How utilities use charitable giving to influence politics and increase investor profits

Click to jump to the utility case studies. I. Introduction In the fall of 2017, a parade of paid actors, pretending to be concerned residents, lined up to offer public...

/ December 10, 2019

Strings Attached: How utilities use charitable giving to influence politics and increase investor profits

Download full report Ameren Ameren is a utility company that serves 2.4 million electric customers and more than 900,000 natural gas customers across Illinois and Missouri.  Basic Facts: EPI estimate...

/ December 10, 2019

Strings Attached: How utilities use charitable giving to influence politics and increase investor profits

Download full report Duke Energy Duke is a utility company that serves more than 7.7 million retail electric customers across North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky. Its...

/ December 10, 2019

Strings Attached: How utilities use charitable giving to influence politics and increase investor profits

Download full report Entergy Entergy is a utility company that serves 2.9 million electric customers across Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Basic Facts: EPI estimate of Entergy’s total charitable giving...

/ December 10, 2019

Strings Attached: How utilities use charitable giving to influence politics and increase investor profits

Download full report Arizona Public Service Arizona Public Service Company sells electricity to 1.2 million customers in Arizona. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pinnacle West, and provides “essentially...

/ December 10, 2019

Strings Attached: How utilities use charitable giving to influence politics and increase investor profits

Download full report NextEra Energy NextEra Energy is an international utility company based in Florida. It serves approximately 4.9 million customer accounts in Florida via its retail utility, Florida Power...

/ December 10, 2019

Strings Attached: How utilities use charitable giving to influence politics and increase investor profits

Download full report Southern Company Southern Company is a utility company that serves 4.68 million electric customers and 4.248 million gas customers across Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, Virginia, and Illinois....

/ December 10, 2019

Strings Attached: How utilities use charitable giving to influence politics and increase investor profits

Download full report Dominion Energy Dominion is a utility company that serves more than 5 million utility and retail energy customers, providing electric service in Virginia and North Carolina and...

/ December 10, 2019

Strings Attached: How utilities use charitable giving to influence politics and increase investor profits

Download full report American Electric Power American Electric Power (AEP) is one of the nation’s largest investor-owned utilities, with 5 million customers in eleven states, including Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana,...

/ December 10, 2019