Tag: Duke Energy
Major investors find electric utilities are not on track to meet decarbonization goals
Electric utilities are failing to align their businesses with the Paris climate agreement goals and investors’ expectations, according to a new scorecard of major emitting companies. The Climate Action 100+...
Duke, Southern disclose misleading descriptions of climate policy advocacy to ESG investors
Facing pressure from investors, the top two carbon polluting utilities in the country are making gestures to disclose more information about their advocacy with regard to climate policy, but the...
South Carolina public advocate hires Dominion Energy attorney
The South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff, whose stated mission is to represent South Carolinians in utility matters before the Public Service Commission, has hired a lawyer who had previously...
Jonathan Scott talks to EPI about taking on utilities in solar film “Power Trip”
"Entrenched utility interests are attempting to maintain their death grip on our energy sources, and they will try to squeeze out anyone who interferes with their profitability."
Duke Energy spends big on Republicans, “soft money” groups in 2020 election
In the states and federally, utility maintains focus on GOP – amid potential shifts in North Carolina, US Senate control – coupled with hard-to-trace campaign finance entities
Utility CEOs contribute personal money to help Republicans; Utility PACs also favor GOP
Analysis of federal campaign dollars in the 2020 election cycle
1.25 million Floridians face electric disconnection by utilities
Investor-owned utilities have begun to resume the disconnection process, are opposed to shutoff moratorium petition before the PSC next week
Pollution Payday: Analysis of executive compensation and incentives of the largest U.S. investor-owned utilities
While the coronavirus pandemic has devastated the U.S. economy, leaving millions of Americans struggling to afford their utility bills, the top executives for those utilities continue breaking their own records...
Utility Front Group Sparks Attack on Florida Rooftop Solar Amid Ongoing COVID Crisis
Attack led by Florida legislator who has accepted over $20,000 from utilities in political contributions