Tag: power outages
Utility lobbyist praises response to Hurricane Irma power outages in the media
A lobbyist for Consumer Energy Alliance-Florida praised several utilities for their response to Hurricane Irma in a letter to the editor published by Jacksonville.com, but did not disclose that some...
Dave Anderson / September 15, 2017
Decades before Harvey and Irma, electric utilities knew climate change could fuel more powerful storms and still funded denial
A 1987 study sponsored by the electric utility industry warned that climate change could one day fuel more powerful storms, some thirty years before hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Despite this...
Dave Anderson / September 14, 2017