Category: Front Groups

Michigan Energy First

Michigan Energy First is a 501(c)(4) dark money group run by several DTE Energy executives that anchors a network of front groups affiliated with the utility. Michigan Energy First has...

/ February 20, 2024

Smarter NY Energy

Smarter NY Energy Smarter NY Energy is an anti-electrification campaign launched by the propane industry. In early 2023, members and allies of the New York State Energy Coalition, an oil heat...

/ November 6, 2023

Save Our Stoves

Save Our Stoves Save Our Stoves, also referred to as “Natural Gas: Limitless Opportunity,” is a campaign run by the Florida Natural Gas Association. Executive officers and board of directors of...

/ November 6, 2023

Natural Gas for the Next Generation

Natural Gas for the Next Generation Natural Gas for the Next Generation is a front group promoting methane gas, focusing on Pennsylvania. The group does not list its members or...

/ November 6, 2023

Voices for Cooperative Power

Voices for Cooperative Power Voices for Cooperative Power is an advocacy campaign created by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) – the trade association for electric cooperatives. NRECA launched...

/ November 6, 2023

Law firm with Matrix connections conducted Southern Company’s internal investigation

A law firm that conducted Southern Company’s internal investigation into reports that a political consulting firm used by a Southern subsidiary directed private surveillance of Southern’s CEO – possibly with...

/ July 12, 2023

Coalition for Cleaner Affordable Energy

Coalition for Cleaner Affordable Energy Coalition for Cleaner Affordable Energy is a Nevada-based front group that includes Southwest Gas as a “partner” along with many of the gas utility’s allies....

/ March 31, 2023

America’s Power loses more member companies, deletes member list

Coal group deletes its members list after losing all investor-owned utilities and railroad members

/ February 9, 2023

SC Clean Energy For All

SC Clean Energy For All SC Clean Energy For All was a front group created in 2019 to undermine pro-solar legislation passed by the South Carolina House of Representatives. The...

/ November 15, 2022

Affordable Energy for New Jersey

Affordable Energy for New Jersey Affordable Energy for New Jersey is a front group created in 2020 that promotes methane gas and fights renewable energy and electrification policies. Many business...

/ November 15, 2022