Florida’s warm climate, 1,200 miles of coastline, and natural beauty make the Sunshine State a fine home and a popular travel destination, but one that is highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change — from sea-level rise, to higher temperatures and stronger storm surges – that are already being felt in local communities. These risks and available opportunities demand that the state move towards a clean energy economy. While the Sunshine State is starting to tap into its vast solar energy potential – as the state’s utilities scale up development of large-scale solar projects, and rooftop solar continues to be adopted by families and businesses, there remains enormous opportunity to accelerate solar development, energy efficiency, and electric vehicle adoption in order to move to a cleaner, lower cost, lower risk energy future.
The City of Orlando is a model for other cities pursuing a transition to clean energy. SACE highlights active steps Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) is taking to deliver on this commitment.
The two-day hearing on the proposed Florida Power & Light (FPL) SolarTogether tariff and program concluded last week. If approved by the Florida PSC, it will be the largest community solar program…
Electric Transportation 2019 Highlights: Southern Utilities, States, and Cities