Florida’s investor-owned utilities spent heavily on Republican interest groups in 2020 elections
Senate races prioritized by the Florida Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee face multiple investigations
NextEra Energy Only Large Utility Company Without Absolute Carbon Reduction Goal
NextEra Energy, the parent company of Florida Power & Light and Gulf Power, recently touted an award it received from Fortune as the “World’s Most Admired” utility, along with another...
Nikki Fried calls for end to utilities’ energy efficiency programs while endorsing their proposed goals of zero
Nikki Fried, the top statewide Democrat in Florida, endorsed utilities’ plans for eliminating their energy efficiency goals and called for an end to utility energy efficiency programs in a brief...
Duke Energy’s zero-carbon goal undermined by massive gas rush
Duke's proposed gas plants, pipeline call climate goal integrity into question
FMPA Coordinating Statewide Campaign to Raise Florida Municipal Utilities’ Fixed Fees, Block Solar
The Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) is waging a campaign to increase monthly fixed fees to as high as $50 in an attempt to block the growth of solar, according...
Utility lobbyist praises response to Hurricane Irma power outages in the media
A lobbyist for Consumer Energy Alliance-Florida praised several utilities for their response to Hurricane Irma in a letter to the editor published by Jacksonville.com, but did not disclose that some...
Gulf Power Wants to Make its Customers Pay for Twice the Coal by 2025
While most electric utilities are sprinting away from coal and toward less expensive and cleaner generating options, Gulf Power wants to make its customers in Florida pay for double the...
“Consumers for Smart Solar” behind Florida’s Amendment 1 collected only $10 from actual consumers
Florida's "Consumers for Smart Solar," the group behind the anti-solar Amendment 1, has collected only $10 from actual individual consumers. It has collected $22 million from electric utilities, fossil fuel...
Yes on 1 for the Sun: The Anti-Solar Ballot Initiative from Utilities and Fossil Fuel Interests
The Koch Brothers and utility-funded Consumers for Smart Solar unveiled its amendment ballot campaign, Yes on 1 for the Sun, to restrict the solar market in Florida.
Special Interests Behind Anti-Solar Ballot Initiative Consumers for Smart Solar
The utility-backed Consumers for Smart Solar would preserve the status quo, preventing homeowners or businesses from contracting with solar companies that can install solar for no upfront cost.