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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. 

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Broward County Exemplifies Local Leadership Tackling Climate Change

Local climate action, exemplified by Broward County, will continue to be a critical piece to reducing carbon pollution in Florida and securing resilient communities.

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The Pandemic Effect - Efficiency Performance and Energy Affordability Challenges in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic made energy bills even more unaffordable for families in the Southeast, while utility energy efficiency programs also took a hit. New data shows how the response taken by each…

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President Biden Boosts Offshore Wind

President Biden unveiled his plan to begin harnessing the power of offshore wind energy this week.