The for-profit corporate structure of Hardworking Ohioans, Inc. and other groups precludes transparency on how companies use money to influence energy policy.
But a complete repeal is needed as a minimum to undo the bill’s gutting of the clean energy standards, advocates say.
A March report from the Energy News Network outlines the dark money links to the passage of HB 6, Ohio’s nuclear bailout bill.
Nuclear and coal bailout is the latest in a line of favorable policy actions that shield noncompetitive plants from competition.
Nuclear and coal subsidies mean state consumers will likely pay more than $1 billion per year more, an analysis shows.