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Future FPL Manatee Solar Energy Center, FPL’s Solar Photovoltaic (PV)

Originally published on CleanTechnica. Last fall, noted a bump in solar growth in Manatee County, Florida, with Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) revealing 3 of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects were in development. Last week, FPL enjoyed the groundbreaking ceremony for the solar power plants. The most immediate to go online will be the FPL Babcock Ranch […]

February 28th

Potential Changes From Utilities In Net Metering Will Adversely Impact Rooftop Solar

When it comes to net metering dollars and cents for utilities, the utility bill face-off between rooftop solar champions and utilities continues to evolve. With net metering wins being achieved in states like Colorado and Nevada, owners of rooftop solar systems may not be as fortunate in states like Florida, where the development of large-scale solar […]

October 29th

Florida Supreme Court Ruling: Municipalities To Issue Bonds Funding Green Energy

A Florida Supreme Court ruling the first week of October is a fine affirmation for commercial property owners in Florida looking to green their properties. More aptly, it is a win for all, as it is a considerable victory for the environment in the Sunshine State. Good for business — excellent. Good for energy efficiency — beautiful. And terrific for […]

October 14th

200,000-Member Retiree Organization Endorses Florida Solar Choice Initiative

The Florida Alliance for Retired Americans (FLARA) has endorsed the Solar Choice Initiative, which would help expand the solar power market in Florida. Currently, Florida law does not allow local residents or businesses to buy solar power unless it is from a utility. The Solar Choice Initiative has been proposed so anyone living in Florida […]

October 7th