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Rest in Peace, Winter the Dolphin

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) wishes to add our condolences for the loss of Winter the Dolphin who died on November 11, 2021, at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium in the…

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Florida Power Bills Spike — Reliance on Fossil Gas to Blame

Florida's families and businesses have been hit with $566 Million in additional fossil gas costs this year - passed on to them by the state's largest power companies - and more costs…

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Disney Shapes Florida’s Past and Future 

As Walt Disney World celebrates its 50th anniversary, there is no doubt that the wonderful world of Disney has had, and continues to have, an enormous impact on Florida's economy and environment. 

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Florida Prepares to Accelerate Electric Vehicles

Over the past year, the Florida Department of Transportation engaged electric vehicle (EV) stakeholders to develop Florida's EV Master Plan. The plan isn't perfect, but it is a critical step towards accelerating…

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Orlando City Council Passes EV Make-Ready Code

Orlando City Council will require EV make-ready for new construction and major renovations. EV make-ready policies lower the cost to install future EVSE and increase likelihood of access to home charging.

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Bi-Directional Charging: Engaging with Leaders and the Community to Charge Forward with Smart EV Policy

One opportunity with electric transportation is bi-directional charging. This is very much what it sounds like: energy flows from a building to a vehicle. When prompted, that energy can flow back from…

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Why SACE Supports FPL’s Proposed Rate Settlement

This op-ed, written by SACE Executive Director Dr. Stephen A. Smith, originally appeared in South Florida Sun Sentinel on August 20, 2021. Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) is a nonprofit organization committed to…

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SACE's summer intern, Godfred Gakpetor, reflects on his initial experience

Working with SACE for these few weeks has been an eye-opener to learn more about clean energy, I would not have gained this experience if not for the opportunity given to me…

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Floridians need bolder, faster action on energy efficiency

We can all agree that it makes sense to use energy smarter. Energy efficiency is the prime example: it's the smartest way to meet our energy needs by cutting energy waste, saving…

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Florida Public Service Commission Approves State’s Largest Electric Transportation Program

In approving Duke Energy Florida’s rate settlement, the Florida Public Service Commission gives the green light to the largest electric transportation program in the state’s history.