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Energy Burden Relief: Now More Critical Than Ever

The coronavirus pandemic is already profoundly affecting our everyday lives and our sense of security - with significant economic impacts. No family should ever have to choose between paying an electric bill and…

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Largest Solar Program in the US Awaits Decision on Moving Forward

The two-day hearing on the proposed Florida Power & Light (FPL) SolarTogether tariff and program concluded last week. If approved by the Florida PSC, it will be the largest community solar program…

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Florida PSC Holds the Line on Energy Efficiency

In a positive step, the Florida Public Service Commission rejected its staff recommendation to approve the utilities' proposed energy savings goals of zero, or near zero. Instead, the Commission voted 4-1 to maintain…

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Florida at the Bottom? Governor DeSantis, Don’t Let This Happen...

Florida PSC staff has recommended zero, or near zero, goals for cutting energy waste. IF the goals are approved by the PSC, Florida would cement its place at the bottom in helping…

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Florida: One Step Closer to Becoming Solar Energy Leader

A settlement agreement filed at the Florida Public Service Commission on the SolarTogether community solar program will, if approved, allow all FPL customers - including low-income - to participate in the largest community…

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The fate of efficiency programs for over 6 million Florida families hangs in the balance

Florida is set to establish energy efficiency goals for he state’s biggest power companies. This is a once in a five-year opportunity to reset and improve Florida's embarrassingly low energy efficiency performance…

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All Aboard: Broward County Sets Goal to Transition to All Electric Buses

When it comes to a clean energy future, you can talk about it, or you can take action. Broward County, Florida is taking action - it recently set an ambitious goal to…

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Florida Efficiency Hearing Recap - Time to Evolve on Setting Goals

The hearing established that Florida is the only state that uses archaic methodologies in setting energy efficiency goals. No wonder we are almost at the bottom of state rankings on capturing energy…

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There They Go Again in Florida, Abandoning Customers Who Want To Lower Bills

Florida’s biggest power companies were successful in gutting state energy savings goals in 2014 – this time - many of them are determined to bury the goals once and for all. That…

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Florida’s power regulators can help consumers save money by setting sensible conservation goals

This op-ed, written by SACE staff Susan Glickman & George Cavros, originally appeared on TheInvadingSea.com (a collaboration of four South Florida media organizations — the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Miami Herald, Palm…