Michigan utilities’ front groups begin misleading ad campaigns ahead of a vote on energy legislation
Two front groups with connections to DTE Energy and Consumers Energy launched a Facebook ad campaign last week ahead of a possible vote on solar energy legislation. DTE Energy’s Alliance...
Utilities sent $6.8 million to members of Congress who sought to overturn election results in recent election cycles
Three utilities and a trade association have said they are "pausing" all contributions in wake of violence
Consumers Energy-Funded 501(c)(4) Citizens for Energizing Michigan’s Economy Is Active Again, Promoting Specific Candidates
Citizens for Energizing Michigan’s Economy (CEME), a dark money 501(c)(4) that has received at least $43 million from Consumers Energy since 2014, is promoting at least five candidates who are...
Consumers Energy contributed $43.5 million over four years to Citizens for Energizing Michigan’s Economy
But that’s not what Citizens for Energizing Michigan’s Economy reports on their IRS 990 - so where’s the money?
Michigan’s utilities have a history of trying to block renewable energy increases like the one that could be on the ballot in November
A ballot campaign to increase Michigan’s state renewable energy standard (RES) is in the works. The proposal, led by a group called Clean Energy, Healthy Michigan, asks voters to double...