Tag: Harvard Electricity Policy Group

Utility Industry Third-Parties Emerge in Utah to Defend Rocky Mountain Power’s Proposed Solar Fees

The Utah state Public Service Commission delayed hearings over Rocky Mountain Power’s proposed new fees on rooftop solar customers until the week of September 18 as parties continue their settlement...

/ August 25, 2017

Harvard University Electricity Policy Group

The Harvard Electricity Policy Group (HEPG) is run by Ashley Brown, a former commissioner on the Ohio Public Utilities Commission, who has publicly criticized distributed renewable energy repeatedly for months...

/ January 21, 2016

Utilities Exert Influence Through Universities to Sway Regulatory and Political Debate

Through the funding of university institutes and faculty, utility interests and their trade association, Edison Electric Institute (EEI), wield significant influence over the education of regulatory staff and production of...

/ January 21, 2016

Partnership for Affordable Clean Energy

The Partnership for Affordable Clean Energy (PACE) is an anti-clean energy front group that often advocates for the positions of fossil fuel and utility interests, while claiming to care about...

/ July 28, 2015

National Black Chamber of Commerce

The National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) is a nonprofit organization “dedicated to the economic empowerment of African American communities.” The NBCC was founded by Harry Alford, who serves as...

/ July 28, 2015

Attacks on Renewable Energy Policies in 2015

Front groups, fossil fuel interests, and utility companies attacked net metering and renewable energy standards in states across the country in 2015, in an effort to delay the growth of...

/ July 27, 2015