Former chairman and CEO of Duke Energy, Jim Rogers, recently issued statements regretting he had not done more to encourage renewable energy while in his former role.  Renewable energy community and business leaders took the opportunity to point out the role Duke Energy and other utilities continue to play in not only failing to encourage renewable energy, but actively fighting against it.  The article in the following link discusses this ongoing industry battle, including how the earnings model of many utilities will be particularly threatened by the growth and structure of renewable energy.

A dirty clean energy battle becoming a utility war