George Cavros

Florida Energy Policy Attorney

George joined SACE in April 2013. His focus is on advocating for state policies that sustainably ramp-up energy efficiency programs by Florida’s power companies, and that encourage meaningful renewable energy development in the state. He oversees SACE’s work in Florida and serves as the organization’s legal counsel in the state. George worked with SACE as a consultant / attorney for 6 years prior to joining the staff full time. George previously worked as Florida Representative for the National Environmental Trust on campaigns to defeat attempts to weaken landmark federal environmental laws and worked to promote federal policy that address the challenge of climate change. Prior to that, George clerked with the US EPA Stationary Air Enforcement Division. George is active in the south Florida community and serves on the Broward County Climate Change Task Force. He earned his JD with honors from Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center. He also enjoys his work as an adjunct professor of Energy Law.

George's Recent Posts

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Florida Public Service Commission Approves Expanded Low-Income Efficiency Programs

On July 7, the Florida Public Service Commission rejected its own staff's recommendation, which would have blocked implementation of new and improved efficiency programs. The Commission also opened a rulemaking docket to…

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Florida PSC Staff Recommendation on Efficiency Raises Alarm and Questions

Why is the Staff at the Florida Public Service Commission recommending cutting back energy efficiency programs at a time when so many families are struggling to pay already-high power bills?

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JEA's efficiency plan needs more savings for low-income customers and the return of its missing programs

JEA can improve its underachieving energy efficiency plan by delivering more ambitious savings for low-income customers and adding back the missing programs that led to far higher savings at the utility over…

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News & Resources

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Green Choices: Saving You Money & Energy

For one of October’s Energy-Awareness-Month webinars in SACE's monthly webinar series, join our federal policy director Jennifer Rennicks for a broad look at how the right energy choices can help you be…

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Electric Vehicles Today

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) continues its webinar series with Electric Vehicles Today. Our webinars are your opportunity to directly engage with SACE staff and learn about emerging clean energy…

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Combined Heat & Power

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) continues its webinar series with a presentation on Combined Heat & Power: Introduction to the Technology and its Uses. Our webinars are your opportunity to…