Tag: NextEra Energy
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...
Utilities sent $2.4 million to anti-abortion state officials who sponsored and signed trigger laws
Oncor, Atmos, AEP, and CenterPoint are among biggest donors
Utilities that support Inflation Reduction Act are members of trade groups attacking it
Utilities have said climate bill would be good for them and their customers, but some of their trade groups like the Chamber of Commerce and NAM are trying to kill...
Utility executive contributions surge in Minnesota state senate race
Out-of-state utility execs flood campaign in a district with a population of just 85,000
John Oliver explains utility scandals
Last Week Tonight explains how utilities harm customers and the climate, with little accountability due to influence over regulators.
NextEra spent $20 million to “ban” clean energy transmission project in Maine
Voters in Maine approved “Question 1” on the November ballot, in an effort to ban a 145 mile transmission line needed to carry hydropower from Quebec to help meet Massachusetts’...
Florida Power & Light $1.53 billion rate hike settlement includes new fossil gas investments
Ratepayers to fund $20 million in dues for political trade associations
Power for Tomorrow
Power for Tomorrow is a Virginia-based and utility funded group that opposes efforts to introduce greater competition to monopoly utilities and provides a platform for former regulators to advocate for...
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+...
Investigation revealed NextEra’s inside track for JEA, coordination with Curry Administration
NextEra Energy and associates of Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry coordinated, likely giving NextEra an advantage over other bidders for the purchase of city-owned utility JEA, according to a report released...