FOIAs reveal FirstEnergy meeting with Rick Perry, 30+ corporate jet flights to D.C. since Trump’s inauguration
New details about FirstEnergy’s lobbying of the Trump administration and corporate airplane flights to Washington, D.C., can be found in documents obtained via FOIAs filed with the Department of Energy and Federal Aviation Administration by the Energy and Policy Institute....
Michigan integrated resource plans become pivotal in order to hold utilities accountable after clean energy compromise
Here are five things to look for in upcoming filings
Hawthorn Group, PR firm behind paid actors scandal in New Orleans, has long record of being paid by utilities to lie to the public
Entergy hired the Hawthorn Group to create "grassroots support" for its proposed natural gas power plant
Over $3 million in contributions to certain IRS 527 political organizations in 2017. More than $36 million over the past decade.
The nation’s investor-owned electric utilities will attempt to deceive their customers into accepting new electric rate designs that would reduce people’s ability to save money by conserving energy or installing solar panels, according to a document describing the industry’s public...
Updated on Dec. 6 to include reference to a letter from the Edison Electric Institute, NRECA, Chevron, Honeywell and UPS expressing concerns about the ALEC resolution. In a test of where fossil fuel companies and electric utilities stand on climate...
Electric utilities working with oil and gas companies on ‘advocacy’ efforts to counter environmentalists
The electric utility industry, through its trade association the Edison Electric Institute, has begun working with three other fossil fuel groups to push back against organizations that oppose increased natural gas investment in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions....
Todd Wynn, operative for electric utilities and climate denier, the latest industry hire at Department of the Interior
“I think that global warming could be a net benefit for the planet" - Todd Wynn
"You can’t see the gas lines. You can’t see wind. You can’t see solar. So maybe we need to talk about having a requirement for power plants in order to ensure reliability." - West Virginia Coal Association President Bill Raney