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Clean Energy Connection Program Aims To Expand Access to Solar in the Sunshine State

No one can deny the strong demand for solar power in the Sunshine State. In response, Duke Energy Florida aims to launch Clean Energy Connection, a 749 MW shared solar program to…

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Transportation Electrification in Florida: State Policies Will Drive Growth (Part 3)

Florida is #2 in the nation in electric vehicle (EV) sales, but currently near the bottom in state government policies and investment. State lawmakers can advance policies and direct investment to accelerate…

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Transportation Electrification in Florida: Leveraging Utility Engagement (Part 2)

Florida is #2 in the nation in electric vehicle (EV) sales, but near the bottom in utility investment. The state also lags other states in EV charger deployment. Utility engagement is needed…

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Transportation Electrification in Florida: Opportunities are Bright, Could Be Brighter (Part 1)

Florida is #2 in the nation in electric vehicle (EV) sales, but near the bottom in government and utility investment. The state also lags other states in EV charger deployment. Utility engagement…

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High energy bills plague low-income Floridians

As regulators allow utilities to disconnect power during the pandemic, it’s time to get to the root of the problem

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Solar Cavalry Turns Out to Defend Net Metering

A strong show of support for rooftop solar in Florida helps maintain the state's net metering rule. The Florida Public Service Commission decided not to act to change the rule at its…

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If It Ain't Broke, Don’t Fix It: Protect Florida's Rooftop Solar Net Metering Policy

Over 4.4 million Floridians cast a vote in support of solar choice in 2016. Yet, just three votes at a PSC workshop on September 17 could lay the groundwork for squelching rooftop…

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The Ins and Outs of Trump's New Offshore Drilling Action

On Tuesday, September 8, President Trump announced a memorandum halting portions of his Administration's previous proposal to vastly expand offshore drilling around the United States, while ignoring the rest of his massive…

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Time for Florida to Join the 21st Century on Energy Efficiency

The Florida Public Service Commission's practices for setting energy efficiency goals date back to the early '90's. The practices are so bad that no other states rely on them for setting goals.…

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Florida electric planning process will continue over-reliance on gas, expose Floridians to higher costs and risks, and fail to address climate crisis

Every year, regulated Florida utilities file a Ten Year Site Plan (TYSP) with the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC). These plans are viewed as the equivalent of Integrated Resource Plans (IRPs) done…