Solar Energy in the Sunshine State: FPL Leads the Way

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 14:10:12 +0000

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Florida is known as “The Sunshine State,” so it’s no surprise that solar energy is growing rampantly across the state. Among the utilities adding solar resources to their energy mixes is Florida Power and Light Co. (FPL). FPL claims to be the largest energy company in the U.S. as measured by retail electricity produced and […]

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Solar Energy in the Sunshine State: FPL Leads the Way

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 14:10:12 +0000

The post Solar Energy in the Sunshine State: FPL Leads the Way appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Florida is known as “The Sunshine State,” so it’s no surprise that solar energy is growing rampantly across the state. Among the utilities adding solar resources to their energy mixes is Florida Power and Light Co. (FPL). FPL claims to be the largest energy company in the U.S. as measured by retail electricity produced and […]

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Autonomous Driving Tech, Regulations, & Auto Design — CleanTech Talk with Cruise’s Robert Grant

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2021 05:00:54 +0000

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, CleanTechnica CEO Zach Shahan sits down with Rob Grant, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and Social Impact at Cruise, to talk about Cruise’s work in the autonomous vehicle space. You can listen to the full conversation in the embedded player below. Below that embedded […]

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Grant Program Proposal That Would Fund EV Charging Stations But Tax Electric Vehicles Advances In FL Senate

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2021 13:46:39 +0000

WFSU Public Media reports that a proposal meant to support the construction of more EV charging stations passed its first committee stop today. This proposal would create a grant program that will allow state agencies, local governments, and more to apply and receive funding for developing plans to install charging stations. The funds would cover […]

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2020 U.S. Power Report Card: Solar & Wind Getting High Scores

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 11:10:35 +0000

Courtesy of NRDC By Christian Tae It’s official: renewable resources surpassed coal in 2020 to become the third-largest source of electricity nationwide according to new government data. Continuing their promising trends from 2019, solar and wind energy again made strong gains across multiple states, accompanied by a steep reduction in total power sector pollution. But we […]

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Tesla Model 3 Acceleration May Have Saved Owner From Carjacker

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 03:48:07 +0000

A recent carjacking attempt in Jacksonville, Florida, shows us that the quick acceleration electric vehicles give isn’t just a fun feature. It might also save your life. If you care about the safety of yourself and your family, do yourself a favor and order a Tesla. https://t.co/r4obyoREMk pic.twitter.com/jQW4zzwvUW — Whole Mars Catalog (@WholeMarsBlog) March 11, […]

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Much More Rooftop Solar From An Alternative To Monopoly Utility Models

Credit to Author: John Farrell| Date: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 18:35:16 +0000

Originally published on ILSR.org Since rooftop solar became possible, electric utilities have struggled to incorporate it into their outdated business model. In recent years, this lag in utility recognition has become increasingly problematic, risking the health, environmental, and financial impacts of over-investment in large fossil fuel power plants. In over 30 states, monopoly utilities submit […]

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Biden Wants to Reopen a Child Detention Center on Top of Toxic Military Waste

Credit to Author: Ian Kumamoto| Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 14:49:14 GMT

Joe Biden is looking to reopen the children’s detention center in Homestead, Florida, which is situated in an area so polluted it’s been designated unfit for residents.

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California, Texas, & Florida Had Large Small-Scale Solar Capacity Increases In 2020

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 02:32:35 +0000

As of December 2020, the states with the most small-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity were California (10.6 gigawatts (GW)), New Jersey (1.9 GW), and Massachusetts (1.8 GW). Of the 4.5 GW of small-scale solar capacity added in the United States in 2020, California accounted for 31%, the largest share by far. Although Texas and Florida […]

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