Progress Energy (NYSE: PGN), headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., is a Fortune 500 energy company with more than 21,000 megawatts of generation capacity and $9 billion in annual revenues. Progress Energy includes two major electric utilities that serve approximately 3.1 million customers in the Carolinas and Florida. Progress Energy celebrated a century of service in 2008. The company's chairman and CEO is William D. Johnson; his predecessor was Mr. Bob McGehee, who died on October 9, 2007 at the age of 64 of a stroke while on a business trip to London.
Campaign Finance$10,337,214 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
state-level data is not available in bulk for 2014. for current state data, browse http://followthemoney.org/
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
Top PAC Recipients
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.
Lobbying on Behalf of Progress Energy
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Progress Energy $25,583,690 Florida Progress Corp $1,400,420
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Clean Air & Water,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Environment & Superfund,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Homeland Security,
- Hazardous & Solid Waste
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.2454 American Clean Energy And Security Act of 2009 S.1733 Green Taxis Act of 2009 H.R.1 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 H.R.1862 Cap and Dividend Act of 2009 S.1462 American Clean Energy Leadership Act of 2009 H.R.890 American Renewable Energy Act H.R.1 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 H.R.6 Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 H.R.910 Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011 H.R.2273 Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act
RegulationsMentioned in 890 dockets; Submitted to 16 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Progress Energy" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 2 EERE Energy Conservation Standards for Distribution Transformers 2010
- Toggle 2 EERE Energy Program for Consumer Products:Public Meeting and Availability of the Framework Document for Metal Halide Lamp Fixtures 2009
- Toggle 1 FMCSA Hours of Service of Drivers 2004
- Toggle 1 FWS Petition to List the American Eel as Threatened 2011
- Toggle 1 SEC Roadmap for the Potential Use of Financial Statements Prepared in Accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards by U.S. Issuers 2008
- Toggle 1 DOE Policy and Logistical Challenges to Smart Grid Implementation 2010
- Toggle 1 NRC Staff Guidance Regarding the Nuclear Criticality Safety Analysis for Spent Fuel Pools 2010
- Toggle 1 PHMSA U.S. DOT/RSPA - Pipeline Safety - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - Periodic Underwater Inspections 1997
- Toggle 1 NRC Decommissioning Planning 2008
- Toggle 1 FWS General Regulations for Areas Administered by the National Park Service and the Fish and Wildlife Service 2008
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 80 EPA Rulemaking for the Steam Electric Power Generating Effluent Limitations Guidelines 2009
- Toggle 64 EPA National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Coal- and Oil-fired Electric Utility Steam Generating Units 2009
- Toggle 57 EPA Criteria and Standards for Cooling Water Intake Structures 2008
- Toggle 56 EERE Energy Conservation Standards for Distribution Transformers 2010
- Toggle 48 EPA National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Utility Air Toxics; Clean Air Mercury Rule (CAMR) 2002
- Toggle 44 EPA Clean Air Transport Rule 2009
- Toggle 34 EPA HAZARDOUS AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM; IDENTIFICATION AND LISTING OF SPECIAL WASTES; DISPOSAL OF COAL COMBUSTION RESIDUALS FROM ELECTRIC UTILITIES 2009
- Toggle 29 EPA Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Existing Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units 2013
- Toggle 29 NRC Application for a Combined License: Progress Energy Florida, Inc. 2008
- Toggle 25 EPA Preliminary 2008 Effluent Guidelines Program Plan 2006
Federal Spending1 contract
Federal grants, contracts and loans are reported by federal agencies using the FPDS and FAADS systems. The data is made available to the public at USASpending.gov. Please note that the completeness and quality of the data varies greatly by agency.
Only grants, contracts and loans with amounts over $1 million are shown.
Because company names are not reported in a standardized manner, we cannot reliably determine the company receiving the contract or award. The results shown here are based on a search for the company name. Individual records may be missed or erroneously included because of name variations. For more information, please see our federal spending methodology page.
Note: Company names in federal spending data are not standardized. The table below is included only as a sample of what is available in the data and has not been reviewed for accuracy or completeness. To investigate the data further, use the links at the bottom of the table.
|Progress Energy||2005||Public Buildings Service||ELECTRIC UTILITY PAYMENTS FOR FY2005||$2,119,634|
EPA Violations2 Enforcement Actions
Figures are based on data from the Environmental Protection Agency’s ECHO website. The ECHO database contains federal and state environmental enforcement actions. Data displayed here includes only those actions that began after 2000 and resulted in fines of over $1 million.
Actions where the company was the sole defendant are listed first. Actions where the company is one of multiple defendants are listed subsequently.
For more information see our EPA methodology page.
|Carolina Transformer Company||Progress Energy Carolinas, Inc. (+151 others)||2008||Fayetteville, Nc||$12,381,948|
|Ward Transformer Site||Progress Energy Carolinas, Inc. (+10 others)||2005||Raleigh, Nc||$6,125,440|
Advisory Committees1 person on 1 committee
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "Progress Energy" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Energy 1 person on 1 committee