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July 21, 2023
Natural gas is the primary source of fuel for all of Florida’s major electricity companies. And the price fluctuations associated with natural gas hit Floridians’ pocketbooks hard.
July 20, 2023
Solar energy proved its reliability and its affordability, even after devastating hurricanes hit Southwest Florida.
July 20, 2023
In Florida, 75% of electricity comes from natural gas, causing price spikes for customers. Agrivoltaics offers a solution, allowing large scale solar projects without giving up farming land.
May 19, 2023
Florida lawmakers just passed a bill allowing the use of a radioactive byproduct of the fertilizer industry -phosphogypsum- to be used in road construction.
March 25, 2023
Whether it was approving medical marijuana in 2016, or restoring voting rights in 2018, raising the minimum wage in 2020, the voters of Florida have shown that they will use ballot initiatives to be the people’s superheroes.
March 7, 2023
Manatees in Florida are facing numerous threats which should qualify them for endangered species status. With the right actions and protections in place, we can ensure that these gentle giants will continue to thrive in Florida’s waters for generations to come.
February 7, 2023
Replacing diesel school buses with electric school buses is equivalent to taking 27 cars off the road and makes a big difference in lung health for our kids.
December 19, 2022
Guest author Josh Sproat argues the next fight for energy independence isn’t just for countries, it’s for Floridians’ homes and pocketbooks.
November 10, 2022
The cost savings and flexible applications of solar schools creates a brighter way forward for Florida’s students and taxpayers.
February 24, 2022
New legislation being pushed to curtail rooftop solar options is only the latest in a long series of attacks by FPL on consumer energy freedom in Florida.
August 16, 2021
Nestlé Waters North America is projected to tap nearly 1 million gallons of water per day from the Ginnie Springs area for bottled water after a permit was approved in February by a government water board. Take the poll: should state bottled water companies pay their fair share for extracting public water?