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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.

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While Florida Lags, Local Voices Call for Higher Efficiency and Rules Reform

After nearly three decades of underinvestment, Florida is revising its energy efficiency rules. Local governments and thousands of citizens are calling on the PSC to embrace modern efficiency practices to boost the…

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Efficiency Leadership for Duke Energy Now Hinges on Florida, IRP, and a Higher Standard of Comparison (Part 2)

Duke has outperformed its regional peers on efficiency for many years now, and in many ways is the best positioned to build on its past performance to reach new levels in the…

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Efficiency Leadership for Duke Energy Now Hinges on Florida, IRP, and a Higher Standard of Comparison (Part 1)

Duke Energy outperformed its regional peers on energy efficiency once again in 2019, but to be a leader on the national stage it must address shortcomings in Florida, pursue new program opportunities,…

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Will the Florida PSC Take This Opportunity to Reform Outdated Efficiency Practices?

The Florida PSC could miss a unique opportunity to modernize its outdated practices for setting energy efficiency goals. The outcome of the current rulemaking process is of critical importance for families, businesses,…

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Tampa Mayor Jane Castor: Leading on Sustainability & Resilience

In an era where political leadership is all too rare, it’s a treat to applaud Tampa Mayor Jane Castor for her vision of Transforming Tampa’s Tomorrow.  As part of this broader effort,…

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New Florida Power & Light EV Pilot Tariff Passed to Support DC Fast-Charging

The Florida Public Service Commission approved a Florida Power & Light proposal that intends to bolster private sector deployment of electric vehicle fast chargers.

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Florida is Setting a Course Toward Transportation Electrification

During the timespan of 2020's record-breaking hurricane season, Florida agencies have been laying groundwork that could translate into significant transportation electrification opportunities. The SACE clean transportation team has been actively engaging in…

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Connections Between Climate Change and Health

On November 10, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy and Florida Climate Voices hosted a crucial discussion on climate change and impacts on our health.