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.
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.
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- 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.
Latest FEC Datacovers through committee's December 31, 2010 filing.
Summaryoverview of the committee's finances
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Standardized Donation Informationcovers roughly through Q4 2012. may lag behind FEC section above, as donors and industries are identified by hand.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Progress Energy
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Progress Energy $3,760,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Clean Air & Water,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Environment & Superfund,
- Homeland Security,
- Science & Technology,
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.890 American Renewable Energy Act H.R.1862 Cap and Dividend Act of 2009 S.1462 American Clean Energy Leadership Act of 2009 S.2729 Clean Energy Partnerships Act of 2009 S.2877 Carbon Limits and Energy for America's Renewal (CLEAR) Act S.539 Clean Renewable Energy and Economic Development Act H.R.233 Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2009
RegulationsMentioned in 196 dockets; Submitted to 5 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 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 FMCSA Drivers of CMVs: Restricting the Use of Cellular Phones 2010
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 64 EPA National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Coal- and Oil-fired Electric Utility Steam Generating Units 2009
- Toggle 57 EERE Energy Conservation Standards for Distribution Transformers 2010
- Toggle 47 EPA HAZARDOUS AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM; IDENTIFICATION AND LISTING OF SPECIAL WASTES; DISPOSAL OF COAL COMBUSTION RESIDUALS FROM ELECTRIC UTILITIES 2009
- Toggle 44 EPA Clean Air Transport Rule 2009
- Toggle 19 EPA Water Quality Standards for the State of Florida's Estuaries and Coastal Waters 2010
- Toggle 17 NRC AP1000 Design Certification Amendment 2010
- Toggle 14 EPA Florida Regional Haze 2010
- Toggle 13 EPA North Carolina Regional Haze 2010
- Toggle 12 NRC Application for Renewal: Florida Power Corporation; Crystal River Unit 3 Nuclear Generating Plant 2009
- Toggle 10 EPA North Dakota Regional Haze State Implementation Plan 2010