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AGT selects AET ground mount system for 4.7-MW project in Florida

AGT selects AET ground mount system for 4.7-MW project in Florida

March 15, 2016 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Is the lagging solar market in Florida ready to pick things up? Florida Solar Energy Industries Association’s (FlaSEIA) Executive Director Mike Antheil thinks so. “Dropping prices on PV and balance of system components, combined with a general population who is energized about solar projects, Florida is ready to live upRead More

Florida to put solar tax breaks to a vote, industry associations applaud

Florida to put solar tax breaks to a vote, industry associations applaud

March 11, 2016 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Florida legislators are looking to boost solar installations for businesses in state via tax breaks, and they are leaving it up to the people to decide. Wednesday the legislature voted to put a clean energy amendment, HJR 193, on the August primary ballot that will give businesses two different taxRead More

Florida Supreme Court to rule on controversial utility-backed solar ballot measure

Florida Supreme Court to rule on controversial utility-backed solar ballot measure

March 8, 2016 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

With the solar industry increasing at such a rapid pace, you’d assume “The Sunshine State” would be just exploding with installations. But that hasn’t been the case, and depending on how the state handles a new amendment that’s been proposed, it might never be the case. Basically, the Florida Supreme CourtRead More

Florida Supreme Court ruling to boost PACE funding for commercial property

Florida Supreme Court ruling to boost PACE funding for commercial property

October 7, 2015 at 9:19 am 2 comments

An important ruling by the Florida Supreme Court last week will allow Florida municipalities to issue bonds to fund “property assessed clean energy” (PACE) programs, which provide up-front financing to commercial property owners who want to use green energy in their buildings. “The ruling is a big win for commercialRead More

6-MW Florida power plant just completed by SunEdison

6-MW Florida power plant just completed by SunEdison

August 19, 2015 at 10:59 am 2 comments

Construction of a new 6-MW AC solar power plant was completed by SunEdison that will supply electricity to Lakeland Electric, the third largest public power utility in the State of Florida, through a 25-year power purchase agreement. The Bella Vista solar power plant is expected to generate approximately 14 GWh of electricity eachRead More

Advanced energy market hits $6.2 billion in Florida

Advanced energy market hits $6.2 billion in Florida

June 11, 2015 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

The advanced energy industry is a major economic force in Florida, at $6.2 billion in 2014 revenue, according to the first comprehensive analysis of the advanced energy market in the state. Advanced energy outpaced the state’s agricultural exports, which totaled $4.2 billion in 2014. Florida constitutes nearly 4 percent ofRead More