SPEAK UP: Duke Energy Rate Adjustment Hearings in NC!

Duke Energy Progress, which provides power to over a million households and 200,000 businesses in North Carolina, is proposing a major rate hike

FPL Rate Hike Public Hearings – Don’t Miss ‘Em

Hey FPL customers – You’ll have a rare opportunity in June to have your voices heard – don’t miss it! The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) – the agency charged with regulating the state’s biggest power companies, including Florida Power & Light (FPL) – will be in your community to get your take on whether FPL [...]

Behind closed doors: Ala. PSC decisions are out of public sight and mind

The following op-ed piece ran in the The Cruthirds Report on Dec. 5th and was authored by SACE staff and Michael Churchman of Alabama Environmental Council. On the day of the Public Service Commission meeting referenced in this piece, John Archibald of AL.com published an editorial that parallels many of the concerns we point out [...]

Florida’s Big Power Companies: Influence or Coincidence?

A report released today by a non-profit watchdog group, Integrity Florida, concludes that hefty political contributions by the state’s biggest power companies and their army of lobbyists have helped advance the interest of the companies’ shareholders to the detriment of customers. The report finds that the power companies have contributed more than $18 million to [...]

Duke Wants To Raise Your Bill… For Dirty Coal

Sign NC Conservation Network’s Petition Opposing Duke’s 18% Rate Increase TODAY! Have you heard the news?  Duke Energy wants to raise customer utility bills… in part to pay for dirty coal.  Throughout September, the North Carolina Utilities Commission hosted public hearings around the state on the proposed Duke Energy rate increase. The conclusion of the [...]