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Susan Glickman

Susan Glickman / Bob Howard / CC BY-NC 2.0

Florida Battles to Create a Clean Energy Policy Framework

In this interview, Susan Glickman, Florida director for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, discusses the status of clean energy development in the state. Glickman lays out policy battles over renewable portfolio and energy efficiency standards, the state’s history of natural gas consumption, growth in utility solar programs, and an...

Florida Articles

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The Net-Net Looks Like a Mess-Mess

This March 31 analysis looks at squabbles with utilities over who bears the transmission cost when more people generate their own clean power. It focuses on Florida and California.
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Commentary

Community Solar a Key to Energy Equity in Florida

"Finally, the Sunshine State is living up to its name and taking steps to become a true leader in the solar revolution. A critical component of our just transition to renewable energy is ensuring that every Floridian can participate and benefit from affordable, clean, local solar power. That’s why we must extend the benefits of solar power to renters and people with homes that are not suitable for solar panels."
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External News

FPL Plans Nation’s Largest Community Solar Program; Includes Low-Income Focus

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced that it is garnering more support from solar stakeholders for its FPL SolarTogether, a proposed new offering for FPL customers that would be the largest community solar program in the U.S., pending regulatory review.

Florida Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 6.00 / 9
Utilities:
Score 1.50 / 20
Transportation:
Score 5.00 / 12
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
69 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
41 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
41 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
86%

of people in Florida support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2020.

(Same as the national average)
(est. 14,066,370 of 16,449,587 adults)

last updated 8/31/2021

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