NextEra Energy Shareholders Reject Resolution on Projected Sea Level Rise and Climate Change Impacts

Shareholders voted 65% against a resolution that would have required the corporation to report material risks and costs of sea level rise scenarios projecting forward to 2100.

/ May 19, 2016

FirstEnergy Shareholders Vote Against Proposal for Disclosure of Lobbying Activities and Membership Payments

The shareholder activist stated the inadequate disclosure by FirstEnergy, combined with its active lobbying against the Clean Power Plan, present significant risks to investors.

/ May 18, 2016

Duke Energy Shareholders Reject Proposal for Disclosure of Lobbying Activities and Expenditures

Sisters of two Catholic religious orders that own Duke Energy stock want full disclosure of lobbying activities, but the board and shareholders rejected the proposal.

/ May 5, 2016

Indiana Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Secrecy

Indiana Supreme Court ruled that the legislature is governed by the Access to Public Records Act but declined to force lawmakers to follow it - allowing communication between lobbyists and...

/ May 4, 2016
Hedge fund Acme Equities is attempting to install CCS on the San Juan Generating Station.

Global Investors Warn Utilities to Change Business Strategy and Prepare for Climate Change

Now that countries have signed the Paris Agreement, global investors are warning utility companies that they must now act.

/ May 4, 2016

Yes on 1 for the Sun: The Anti-Solar Ballot Initiative from Utilities and Fossil Fuel Interests

The Koch Brothers and utility-funded Consumers for Smart Solar unveiled its amendment ballot campaign, Yes on 1 for the Sun, to restrict the solar market in Florida.

/ April 20, 2016

NextEra Energy Shareholder Resolution on Sea Level Rise Advances

Shareholders have proposed a resolution to NextEra Energy, Inc. that would require the corporation to report material risks and costs of sea level rise scenarios projecting forward to 2100.

/ April 1, 2016

Utility Funded Consumers for Smart Solar Ballot Approved by Florida Supreme Court

The Florida Supreme Court approved the utility-funded Consumers for Smart Solar ballot for the 2016 election.

/ April 1, 2016

Public Interest Groups Call on Executive Nominations Committee to Reject Michael Richard’s Appointment Over Communications between Michael Richard and Governor Hogan’s Office

The emails demonstrate that in just the first month of his appointment, Michael Richard, coordinated with his previous office on matters both confidential and restricted.

/ March 25, 2016

Co-founder and CEO of Harpoon Brewery Behind Efforts to Block Solar in Massachusetts

Associated Industries of Massachusetts has stepped up its lobbying efforts targeting the pro-solar policies in the state.

/ March 21, 2016