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Power companies spend millions to fight Maine’s proposed non-profit utility

The US’s first state-run public power company could be created when Maine votes later this year – but utilities are fighting it

Power companies quietly pushed $215m into US politics via dark money groups

Donations have helped utilities increase electricity prices, hinder solar schemes and helped elect sympathetic legislators

US utilities shut off power to millions amid record corporate profits – report

Largest utilities spent billions on stock buybacks, dividend payments to shareholders and executive salaries, analysis finds

Utilities Continue to Profit from Pandemic Misery & Obstruct Energy Transition

Hardly a day passes where we don’t read another horror story about utility companies and how they are failing us. Gouging captive customers. Gobbling up bailout money. Stalling on renewable energy. The list goes on.