Results for: first energy

Southern Company Knew

[…] companies later backed disinformation campaigns against climate science and policies.  This report documents for the first time the nearly 60-year history of one of those vested interests, Southern Company,...

/ June 8, 2022

Michigan Energy First

Michigan Energy First is a 501(c)(4) dark money group run by several DTE Energy executives that anchors a network of front groups affiliated with the utility. Michigan Energy First has...

/ February 20, 2024

Pollution Payday: Analysis of executive compensation and incentives of the largest U.S. investor-owned utilities

[…] to right: Chris Crane, Exelon; Pedro Pizarro, Edison International​). Source: EEI Twitter, September 10, 2020 First, governments have granted monopoly status to investor-owned electricity and gas utilities, which means...

/ September 22, 2020
DTE Energy set a net-zero carbon goal but continues to invest in gas

Utility Front Group ‘Michigan Energy Promise’ Emerges to Rally DTE Energy Foundation Recipients to Target Solar Industry

[…] For Michigan Power. Alliance For Michigan Power originated from a 501(c)(4) organization called Michigan Energy First. Michigan Energy First incorporated in December 2014 and filed documents less than a...

/ March 5, 2019

Michigan’s utilities have a history of trying to block renewable energy increases like the one that could be on the ballot in November

[…] collect 252,523 signatures within a 180-day window to make the ballot. The ballot campaign was first reported by Jonathan Oosting of The Detroit News. Voters in the state have...

/ February 12, 2018
2018 Political Map of the U.S. Governor Races

Analysis: How Electric Utilities and Their Executives Contributed in Nine Governor Races

[…] have the opportunity to reshape the PSC by appointing several of the regulators during his first term in office. It is unclear if Scott will be able to appoint...

/ November 2, 2018
Consumers Energy wind turbine

Michigan integrated resource plans become pivotal in order to hold utilities accountable after clean energy compromise

[…] one of the utilities is serious about its new pledge, when Consumers Energy files its first integrated resource plan (IRP) – a roadmap of how the utility plans to...

/ May 29, 2018
Kyger Creek Power Plant

Many U.S. electric utilities plan slow decarbonization over next decade, out of sync with Biden plan

[…] Institute – as well as individual utilities like American Electric Power (AEP), Duke Energy and FirstEnergy – supported the president’s effort to roll back regulations aimed at reducing carbon...

/ December 1, 2020
Hedge fund Acme Equities ("Enchant Energy") is attempting to install CCS on the San Juan Generating Station.

Enchant Energy spent more on lobbying than planning its coal carbon capture project

[…] mention the company’s struggles to attract investors, though without providing details.  The report for the first quarter of 2021 mentioned that “Several factors occurred with the investor that delayed...

/ August 18, 2021

Michigan Energy Promise

[…] “project” of the Alliance For Michigan Power. Alliance For Michigan Power originated from Michigan Energy First. The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs database shows that the assumed names...

/ March 5, 2019