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Debbie Dooley on the Conservative Case for Clean Energy

Georgia’s Debbie Dooley is a founding member of the Tea Party movement, as well as an advocate for renewable energy and president of Conservatives for Energy Freedom. In an interview with CEFF, Dooley discussed where alternative energy can fit into a conservative political philosophy, how to build bipartisan support for clean energy, and her vision for state and federal policy.

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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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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.
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Florida Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Utility Solar Development

The Florida Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that a decision made by the Florida Public Service Commission to approve a base rate adjustment requested by Florida Power and Light to recover costs for the construction of eight solar energy projects was appropriate and proper.
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Will the Green New Deal Work? Here's What the Research Says

The Green New Deal that some Democrats are now championing is unlike anything this country has ever done before. But scientists have been studying policies like these for decades. And their research can tell us a bit about what might happen if we pass this sweeping new vision for climate action and economic equality.

Florida Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 5.50 / 8
Utilities:
Score 2.00 / 20
Transportation:
Score 5.50 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
102 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
42 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
42 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
84%

of people in Florida support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(Same as the national average)
(est. 11,843,488 of 14,093,687 adults)

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