Results for: first energy

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

Value of Solar Versus Fossil Fuels

[…] Versus Fossil Fuels series was written by Nancy LaPlaca, Matt Kasper, and Gabe Elsner. The first report analyzes recent decisions by regulators and reports from Wall Street firms outlining...

/ August 6, 2014

Falmouth Wind Farm Case: The Outlier

[…] of Vestas V82 1.65 MW wind turbines on their waste water treatment plant. After the first wind turbine became operational, nearby residents started complaining about noise. There are a...

/ August 14, 2014

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

[…] fossil fuel assets, and to discourage them from investing capital in those projects in the first place. AEP does not have incentives that directly reward its executives for decreased...

/ September 22, 2020

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

[…] the average capital invested during the performance period. In determining the 2019 performance grants, this first criterion may be supplemented by the achievement of a strong absolute TSR and/or...

/ September 22, 2020

Southwest Gas increases its political contributions in Nevada ahead of the 2022 election

[…] Clark County Board of Commissioners – which includes Las Vegas –  developed and adopted its first Sustainability and Climate Action Plan, All-In Clark County. The plan includes zero emissions...

/ November 4, 2022

AEP’s former CEO met with Larry Householder about plan to weaken Ohio’s term limits, according to prosecution witness

[…] in a racketeering conspiracy that involved $60 million in bribes paid by another utility company, FirstEnergy, in exchange for Householder’s championship of House Bill 6. The 2019 Ohio law...

/ March 17, 2023

UPDATED: Florida Professional Firefighters Reverse Endorsement of Amendment 1

[…] announced on October 10 that it was supporting the utility-funded amendment “because it protects our first responders.” Since the endorsement, Consumers for Smart Solar had rolled out new television...

/ November 1, 2016

Where is the National Black Chamber of Commerce getting its money to attack solar power in Florida? And is it breaking the law?

[…] the campaign seem broad, diverse, and bipartisan, NBCC also contributed money to the campaign. NBCC first sent a $50,000 check. At the time it was tied for the largest...

/ November 4, 2016
Entergy New Orleans Charity Check

Entergy Paid Actor Scandal Widens, Nonprofits Used to Support Gas Plant

[…] the gas plant. Entergy investigation still leaves big gaps of information Entergy claims it was first alerted to the potential that actors were paid when a “blog writer” contacted...

/ May 11, 2018