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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Floridians need bolder, faster action on energy efficiency

We can all agree that it makes sense to use energy smarter. Energy efficiency is the prime example: it's the smartest way to meet our energy needs by cutting energy waste, saving…

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Broward County Exemplifies Local Leadership Tackling Climate Change

Local climate action, exemplified by Broward County, will continue to be a critical piece to reducing carbon pollution in Florida and securing resilient communities.

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Will the Florida PSC Take This Opportunity to Reform Outdated Efficiency Practices?

The Florida PSC could miss a unique opportunity to modernize its outdated practices for setting energy efficiency goals. The outcome of the current rulemaking process is of critical importance for families, businesses,…

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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…