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Sun Continues to Shine on Florida; Solar Lease Gets Green Light

Do you want to power your home with a rooftop solar system, but don’t want to spend the upfront cash for a system, or don’t want the responsibility of maintaining the system?…

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The Heavy Hand of FPL Changes Law; Preempting Local Governments

Money in politics typically never leads to good outcomes for utility customers. Case in point: a bill recently signed into law by Governor Scott helps power companies - in particular FPL - build…

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Last Chance to Protect Biscayne Bay, Region's Drinking Water from Turkey Point Pollution

FPL's polluting Turkey Point facility has been all over the news again because next Tuesday morning, April 10, the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners will convene a Commission meeting which includes a…

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Is the Florida Public Service Commission reconsidering energy efficiency?

Yesterday, Tampa Electric received a well-deserved vote of approval for its program to convert 100% of its street and outdoor lighting to efficient LED fixtures. The Florida Public Service Commission took its first positive step forward on energy efficiency since 2009. Yet a closer review of the written record shows a pattern of skeptical questioning from Florida Public Service Commission staff.

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Tampa Electric lights the way to energy efficiency

Tampa Electric appears to be the second investor-owned utility in the country to proceed with a plan to convert 100% of its street lights to efficient LED fixtures. Nearly every street lighting customer will see lower rates with the new fixtures, and Tampa Electric also projects that all of its customers will benefit from long-term rate reductions.

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Q and A: Effects of the Operations at Turkey Point and What You Can Do

If you have been following this issue, you may know that there was a federal lawsuit filed in July 2016 against FPL for violating the Clean Water Act (CWA) at its Turkey Point power plant, the nuclear facility that is approximately 3 miles from Ocean Reef. In the lawsuit, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), Friends of the Everglades (FOE) and Tropical Audubon Society (Tropical) allege that FPL has not been complying with the its zero-discharge permit (NPDES). Below, we explain what this means to you.

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Learn About FPL’s Polluting Turkey Point Site – Already a Problem

News: Expert Report Provides Affordable, Practical Solution to FPL's Polluting Cooling Canal System at Turkey Point [Blog here] News: Citizen groups file federal Clean Water Act lawsuit against FPL for ongoing pollution…

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Floridians Stand Up for Solar Today at the State Capitol

Hundreds of Floridians - including a former governor, college students, solar industry developers, faith leaders, clean energy advocates and more - converged on Florida's State Capitol in Tallahassee for a #SolarUprising Rally…

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Florida's Big Power Companies: Influence or Coincidence?

A report released today by a non-profit watchdog group, Integrity Florida, concludes that hefty political contributions by the state’s biggest power companies and their army of lobbyists have helped advance the interest…