Floridians for Affordable Reliable Energy Joe Gibbons

New Front Group, Floridians for Affordable Reliable Energy, Emerges to Fight for Monopoly Utilities

A new front group, Floridians for Affordable Reliable Energy (FARE), launched a campaign on February 26, 2019, to block a Constitutional amendment aimed at breaking up Florida’s investor-owned utilities, such...

/ March 5, 2019

Peabody Energy Funding Climate Change Denial and Anti-Renewable Campaigns

Analysis of bankruptcy court documents reveals Peabody Energy funding climate denial that span trade associations, lobby groups, and industry front groups.

/ July 11, 2016

Yes on 1 for the Sun: The Anti-Solar Ballot Initiative from Utilities and Fossil Fuel Interests

The Koch Brothers and utility-funded Consumers for Smart Solar unveiled its amendment ballot campaign, Yes on 1 for the Sun, to restrict the solar market in Florida.

/ April 20, 2016

Utility Funded Consumers for Smart Solar Ballot Approved by Florida Supreme Court

The Florida Supreme Court approved the utility-funded Consumers for Smart Solar ballot for the 2016 election.

/ April 1, 2016

Special Interests Behind Anti-Solar Ballot Initiative Consumers for Smart Solar

The utility-backed Consumers for Smart Solar would preserve the status quo, preventing homeowners or businesses from contracting with solar companies that can install solar for no upfront cost.

/ November 16, 2015

Industry-funded Front Groups Working Together To Fight Clean Power Plan

These ten industry-funded front groups have been working to stop the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan regulations seeking to combat combat climate change.

/ August 3, 2015

Florida Solar Energy Attacked

Floridians for Solar Choice, a 2015 formed alliance of conservatives, libertarians, and environmentalists, launched a ballot initiative that would allow voters in the 2016 election to vote on whether or not property...

/ July 28, 2015

Matrix, LLC

Matrix, LLC is an opposition research and lobbying firm that has provided political consulting services to Alabama Power for decades. The Partnership for Affordable Clean Energy (PACE) is also directly linked to...

/ July 28, 2015

Consumer Energy Alliance

Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) is a fossil fuel industry pay-to-play front group, run out of the offices of the public relations and lobbying firm HBW Resources. HBW is headed by David Holt, Andrew Browning,...

/ 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