Strings Attached: How utilities use charitable giving to influence politics and increase investor profits
Download full report Entergy Entergy is a utility company that serves 2.9 million electric customers across Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Basic Facts: EPI estimate of Entergy’s total charitable giving...
Report details utilities’ use of charitable giving to influence politics
Utilities' charitable giving a massive part of their political operations, used to manipulate support from low-income communities and communities of color.
Flawed Reports and Captured Commission Lead to Attack on Louisiana Solar Net Metering
UPDATE September 10, 2019: Documents reported by PV magazine indicate that the position on which the LPSC will be voting on Wednesday September 11, will be a “buy-all, sell-all” arrangement...
Utility Carbon Targets Reflect Decarbonization Slowdown In Crucial Next Decade
Many of the nation's largest utilities are planning to slow down their efforts to decarbonize, according to the companies' own goals.
What The Public Learned From The Utility Industry In 2018
Deceit, money in politics, astroturfing: 12 revelations from the electric utility industry
Campaign Finance Reports Reveal Utility Industry Again Spending Big This Election Cycle
The nation’s largest electric utilities are pouring money into political action committees and tax-exempt political organizations that work to elect governors, attorney generals and state legislators at an unprecedented rate...
Entergy misled New Orleans City Council, rewarded with $210 million gas plant
Entergy misled New Orleans City Council about the viability of alternatives such as energy efficiency and battery storage to its controversial gas plant, even after being required to perform specific...
Entergy Paid Actor Scandal Widens, Nonprofits Used to Support Gas Plant
Entergy came under fire this week when a New Orleans news site revealed that many of the people who testified on behalf of the company’s proposed gas-fired power plant were...
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
Consumer Energy Alliance, group behind fraudulent petitions and letters signed by dead people, releases anti-solar report
The Consumer Energy Alliance, a front group for fossil fuel companies and utilities, released a report last month attacking policies that support solar power.