Tag: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Utility front groups spending on disinformation advertising
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...
NRECA runs misleading pro-coal ads to sway Illinois lawmakers
As negotiations continue over a climate and energy bill in Illinois, misleading online advertisements from a group called “Voices for Cooperative Power” have appeared. The ads running in Illinois political...
Major co-op supports Biden coal debt relief proposal that NRECA has sought to undermine
The Biden administration, rural advocacy and environmental groups, and one of the largest cooperative power suppliers in the country are discussing proposals that could help electric cooperatives transition from coal...
Some utility companies “pause” or “evaluate” PAC giving; others remain silent
Alabama Power contributed to rally sponsor RLDF in 2020
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.