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Duke Energy's Sutton Gas Plant

Utility Carbon Targets Reflect Decarbonization Slowdown In Crucial Next Decade

[…] the crux of the effort to decarbonize the U.S. economy, which involves two steps: the first is to move all electric generation to zero-carbon sources of electricity. The second...

/ June 25, 2019

Travis Fisher: Author of Rick Perry’s grid study called clean energy policies a greater threat than terrorism

[…] grid. He instead focused on his attacks on the Clean Power Plan, which set the first-ever national limits on carbon dioxide emissions from power plants that contribute to climate...

/ May 30, 2017

Tom Stacy: A top anti-wind activist who got paid by a fossil fuel funded group

[…] proposal that was viewed as a thinly veiled bail out package for the Ohio-based electric utility FirstEnergy and Murray Energy. Tom Stacy’s relationship with the Institute for Energy Research continued...

/ April 2, 2018
murray energy

Murray Energy paid over $1 million to law firm that’s fought renewable energy

[…] DeWine to replace Randazzo as chairman. Randazzo also faced tough questions about his ties to FirstEnergy at an Ohio House hearing yesterday. Content below was last updated on May 22,...

/ May 19, 2020

Michigan utilities’ front groups begin misleading ad campaigns ahead of a vote on energy legislation

[…] Power and Consumers Energy’s Citizens for Energizing Michigan’s Economy appear to be coordinating for the first time in recent years. Together, the advertisements target Democratic Representatives John Cherry, Jim...

/ March 30, 2021

Attacks on Clean Energy in Ohio

[…] past clients include major utility and fossil fuel interests like Exelon; Occidental; Duke Energy; and FirstEnergy, which is an outspoken opponent of energy efficiency measures in Ohio. The Ohio...

Craig Generating Station

Coal and water conflicts in the American West

[…] western states will be forced to reduce water diversions from the Colorado River for the first time this year. With several coal plants scheduled to close over the next...

/ July 15, 2020

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

[…] individuals who made public comments voiced their support for the company and its IRP.  The first speaker at the public hearing was Jane Garcia of Latin Americans for Social...

/ December 10, 2019
Great River Energy presentation to Lignite Energy Council

Lignite Energy Council shouldn’t be funded by utility ratepayers, Minnesota Attorney General argues

[…] on promoting North Dakota’s coal industry. There are two issues with the LEC dues. The first is that LEC is an organization that supports North Dakota’s $18 billion lignite...

/ May 19, 2021

Heartland Institute

[…] Energy Portfolio Standard, and Governor Earl Tomblin signed the bill in February. While this new law makes West Virginia the first state to fully repeal a renewable energy standard, the West Virginia statute did not actually require renewable...