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


Florida: One Step Closer to Becoming Solar Energy Leader

A settlement agreement filed at the Florida Public Service Commission on the SolarTogether community solar program will, if approved, allow all FPL customers - including low-income - to participate in the largest community…


The fate of efficiency programs for over 6 million Florida families hangs in the balance

Florida is set to establish energy efficiency goals for he state’s biggest power companies. This is a once in a five-year opportunity to reset and improve Florida's embarrassingly low energy efficiency performance…


All Aboard: Broward County Sets Goal to Transition to All Electric Buses

When it comes to a clean energy future, you can talk about it, or you can take action. Broward County, Florida is taking action - it recently set an ambitious goal to…

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News & Resources


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…


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…


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…