The Energy and Policy Institute launched a new tracking tool that exposes up to $2.4 million in spending on advertising by 14 utility front groups in the last year. Utilities...
Utilities and their executives spent tens of thousands to support Republicans in Georgia Senate runoff
Oil, gas, and coal company PACs spent too in failed efforts to keep GOP Senate control
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
Analysis of federal campaign dollars in the 2020 election cycle
Berkshire Hathaway now is responsible for another estimated 1,663,568 metric tons of CO2e, at a minimum, from Dominion’s midstream gas infrastructure - an increase of about 40% over its previous...
Utilities have deceived public officials and investors to grow profits, occasionally leading to criminal investigations and prosecution.
The utility joins wave of peer companies setting new emissions targets - but stops short of meaningful fossil fuel curtailment.
Strings Attached: How utilities use charitable giving to influence politics and increase investor profits
Click to jump to the utility case studies. I. Introduction In the fall of 2017, a parade of paid actors, pretending to be concerned residents, lined up to offer public...