28 Dec '15, 4pm

A Schism in Solar Advocacy Spending and Strategy

SolarCity disclosed earlier this month that it is a financial backer of the Checks and Balances Project, a clean energy “watchdog” group that has launched several campaigns against utility regulators, seeking to expose bias against the solar industry. Will Craven, a SolarCity spokesperson, told Arizona’s Yellow Sheet Report on December 8 that his company has provided “general support” for Renew American Prosperity, which is the primary funder of Checks and Balances . Renew American Prosperity is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit, and is not required to disclose its funders. “Though we’ve had no input on how our support for Renew American was used, we support Checks and Balances’ mission to hold regulators accountable,” Craven said in an emailed statement to GTM. In Arizona, the group launched an extensive investigation into Commissioner Bob Stump’s phone records, alleging his involvem...

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