Tag: Consumers for Smart Solar
Florida Power & Light $1.53 billion rate hike settlement includes new fossil gas investments
Ratepayers to fund $20 million in dues for political trade associations
FirstEnergy scandal is latest example of utility corruption, deceit
Utilities have deceived public officials and investors to grow profits, occasionally leading to criminal investigations and prosecution.
“They acted like thugs,” said former Florida Public Service Commission Chairman Nancy Argenziano of NextEra, “and growing up in Brooklyn, I know what a thug is.” History of NextEra complaints,...
Duke Energy says it supports solar, despite backing Amendment 1. We fact-check.
Duke Energy says it both supports solar energy, and the deceptive anti-solar Amendment 1 in Florida. But the facts show that Duke has no plans to significantly grow its own...
What’s next for solar in Florida after the Amendment 1 results?
How Florida votes on Election Day will determine whether Amendment 1 results in success for the utilities that have spent $20+ million backing this ‘deceptive’ attack on rooftop solar, or...
Where is the National Black Chamber of Commerce getting its money to attack solar power in Florida? And is it breaking the law?
National Black Chamber of Commerce contributed money to Consumers for Smart Solar through a lobbying arm of the organization that was revoked by the IRS
UPDATED: Florida Professional Firefighters Reverse Endorsement of Amendment 1
Pressure from "hundreds, if not thousands" of members persuades firefighters' union to reverse support for anti-solar Amendment 1.
Press Release: Florida Utilities Pour $3.5 Million More Into Anti-Solar Amendment 1
Florida Power & Light now the biggest bankroller of a ballot campaign in Florida history; Duke Energy second
Florida utilities silent amidst controversy over anti-solar Amendment 1
Deceptive Amendment 1 strategy defies utilities’ codes of conduct
“Consumers for Smart Solar” behind Florida’s Amendment 1 collected only $10 from actual consumers
Florida's "Consumers for Smart Solar," the group behind the anti-solar Amendment 1, has collected only $10 from actual individual consumers. It has collected $22 million from electric utilities, fossil fuel...