Pollution Payday: Analysis of executive compensation and incentives of the largest U.S. investor-owned utilities
While the coronavirus pandemic has devastated the U.S. economy, leaving millions of Americans struggling to afford their utility bills, the top executives for those utilities continue breaking their own records...
Thousands remain without electricity, gas, or water during crisis
Caught in patchwork of policies and pledges, some utility customers may still be awaiting electricity restoration or racking up fees
A mosaic of state policies and voluntary pledges has meant that the effects of missing a utility payment are playing out unevenly across the country.
Morgan Stanley analysts say utilities can grow earnings by accelerating coal-to-renewables switch, but some utilities are letting the opportunity slip away.
The utility joins wave of peer companies setting new emissions targets - but stops short of meaningful fossil fuel curtailment.
Strings Attached: How utilities use charitable giving to influence politics and increase investor profits
Click to jump to the utility case studies. I. Introduction In the fall of 2017, a parade of paid actors, pretending to be concerned residents, lined up to offer public...
Dominion Energy spent record-breaking sum in Virginia election to bolster embattled Republicans and legislative allies
Utility and its executives supported allies in both parties, but spent on Republicans in key battleground races
With a key Atlantic Coast Pipeline appeal before the Supreme Court, US Attorney General Barr and Republican state Attorneys General have intervened in Dominion's favor - while sharing close financial...
Many of the nation's largest utilities are planning to slow down their efforts to decarbonize, according to the companies' own goals.
Dominion's pitch to climate-conscious investors may have a problem.