Results for: first energy

Minnesota Net Metering Attacked

In 2014, Minnesota became the first state to approve a “value-of-solar” tariff, but utilities have chosen to continue with net metering as the preferred compensation method for distributed generation. While...

/ July 28, 2015

Mike DeWine met with Larry Householder early on in racketeering conspiracy

[…] Larry Householder listed on Mike DeWine’s calendar raises new questions about when the Ohio governor first knew about Householder’s secret financial relationship with FirstEnergy, which is now at the...

/ June 16, 2021

FirstEnergy secretly ‘engaged’ Corey Lewandowski to lobby Trump for a public bailout, subpoenaed records confirm after years of denials

FirstEnergy secretly ‘engaged’ Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski to lobby President Trump to deliver a public bailout for the utility company’s coal and nuclear power plants in […]

/ December 22, 2022
Utility Corruption

Connecticut passes bill prohibiting utilities from charging ratepayers for political activities

[…] against climate action. Connecticut’s largest investor-owned utility, Eversource, spent over $305,000 on lobbying in the first quarter of 2023, making it the third-largest spender on lobbying in the state...

/ May 26, 2023

Alabama Commission President Misleads Legislative Review Committee about Alabama Power’s High Rate of Profit

[…] capital has remained relatively flat since 2013″ and that the utility’s return was “in the first quartile” of similar utilities. The filing in docket 18117 was made more than...

/ October 16, 2023

Edison Electric Institute Caught Secretly Working To Influence FTC Solar Workshop

[…] going solar. All of this presents an existential threat to the utility industry, something EEI  first recognized at private meetings in 2012 when it warned that the booming distributed solar economy...

/ June 10, 2016

Press Release: Utility-funded PAC caught attempting more “political jiu-jitsu”

[…] Nuzzo in fact has deep ties to the State Policy Network. “This wasn’t Sal Nuzzo’s first time at SPN and this was no mere slip of the tongue,” said...

/ October 21, 2016
Funding to Consumers for Smart Solar for Amendment 1 as of Oct. 14, 2016

“Consumers for Smart Solar” behind Florida’s Amendment 1 collected only $10 from actual consumers

[…] All four work for CSS directly. All those donations happened within a week of CSS first opening its doors, and likely aimed to convince anyone checking the financial disclosure...

/ October 24, 2016

Arizona’s Andy Tobin Asks for Subsidy to Keep Coal Plant Running

[…] rather than Arizona’s native resource of solar, and how does he want to do it? First, he wants it done with even less transparency, as he pushes to “waive...

/ May 4, 2017
Southern Co. CEO Tom Fanning dismissed conflicting comments from Georgia subsidiary about Southern's "low- to no-carbon" goals.

Tom Fanning defends Southern Company’s low- to no-carbon goal in misleading interview

[…] have touted Southern’s “low- to no-carbon” goal to investors. The goal appeared prominently on the first page of Southern’s 2019 proxy statement, even before Fanning’s letter to stockholders. Other...

/ June 3, 2019