Arizona Regulators Blunt Solar Progress

Arizona could be a solar hotbed, but regulators there have stunted the market, causing the state to fall behind other leaders in solar growth.

/ October 13, 2016

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.

/ October 11, 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 ordinary consumers. PACE was incorporated by William D. Lineberry, an...

/ 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 the organization’s president and CEO; he is also a board...

/ July 28, 2015

Indiana Energy Association

The Indiana Energy Association (IEA) is a member-based group composed of the state’s electric and gas utility companies. Mark Maassel, president of IEA, was formerly the president at the Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO), the second-largest electricity provider in...

/ July 28, 2015

Center for the American Experiment

The Center for the American Experiment (CAE) is an advocacy group based in Minnesota and is a member of the State Policy Network (SPN). Members in SPN have helped to move the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (and its fossil fuel...

/ July 28, 2015

Arizona Free Enterprise Club

Arizona Free Enterprise Club is an anti-solar front group that was involved in electing anti-solar candidates to the Arizona Corporation Commission in 2014. Because the organization is a 501(c)4 nonprofit, Arizona Free Enterprise Club does not have to disclose its donors...

/ July 28, 2015