Under a proposed rule that was just unveiled by the state\’s agriculture commissioner, Florida utilities would gradually increase their electricity to 100% renewable by 2050. The rule was announced following pressure from young people represented by the nonprofit Our Children\’s Trust who filed a petition seeking the proposal. The rule is not final and could face several challenges. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE
The push by Florida utility regulators for legislative changes to conduct portions of public hearings in secret stems from a recent Duke Energy Florida case shrouded in secrecy. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE
Americans for Carbon Dividends (ACD), a bipartisan carbon tax advocacy group led by two former senators has gained two powerful partners in their fight: First Solar and Exelon Corp. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE
It’s a paradox: Some states have low electricity prices but residents pay more to power their homes, and others have high prices and low consumer bills. But the occurrence of high prices paired with high bills is rare. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE
A slew of other cities are on track to do the same between 2020 and 2030. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE
While granting states more time and broader options to comply, President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE
Regulators have to balance two objectives. They want to allow individuals to install solar panels that are connected to the power grid, but they also must make sure local utilities have the money necessary to maintain a reliable infrastructure. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE
The SunTrust Building in St. Petersburg is the first commercial roof to install this new form of technology. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE
The Florida Public Service Commission Balks At Federal Order On Regional Electric Transmission, Seeks Rehearing
A Federal Energy Regulatory Commission compliance order could result in higher electricity rates for utility customers to pay for transmission line projects outside the state that won\’t benefit Florida. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE.
Businesses will spend close to $300 billion on travel this year. The challenge: How do we travel as economically as possible, meet our goals, and at the same time, reduce our environmental impact? CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE.