Tag: Gulf Power
Southern Company Pledges Net Zero Emissions by 2050 but Doubles Down on Fossil Fuels
Southern Company unveiled an updated “net-zero” carbon goal yesterday at its Annual Meeting which relies heavily on negative emissions to enable continued investment in fossil fuels such as coal and...
What Andrew Gillum vs Ron DeSantis Means for Clean Energy
On Aug 28th, 2018 Andrew Gillum (D) and Ron DeSantis (R) both shocked the political establishment by winning their respective primaries in the race to be the next Florida Governor....
Southern Company’s Big Bets Lead to Loss of Gulf Power
On May 21st, Southern Company decided to part ways with its almost 100- year-old subsidiary, Gulf Power, due in large part to failed bets the company made on its scuttled...
Candidate for Florida Governorship Pledges To Stop Accepting Utility Contributions
“It’s time the utilities stop spending money on political candidates and instead protect the residents of this state." - Senator Jack Latvala
Governor Rick Scott Appoints Former Legislator That Was Critical of Solar to Public Service Commission
Update: On December 4, 2017, Ritch Workman resigned after Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto issued a statement in which she said Workman approached her from behind and “pushed his body up against me and made vulgar...
After Irma will the Southeast copy post-Sandy rebuild plans?
"This is going to be a very, very lengthy restoration ... what we think we’ll see on the west coast is a wholesale rebuild of our electric grid."
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...
What’s next for solar in Florida after the Amendment 1 results?
How Florida votes on Election Day will determine whether Amendment 1 results in success for the utilities that have spent $20+ million backing this ‘deceptive’ attack on rooftop solar, or...
Press Release: Florida Utilities Pour $3.5 Million More Into Anti-Solar Amendment 1
Florida Power & Light now the biggest bankroller of a ballot campaign in Florida history; Duke Energy second
First Episode of ‘Years of Living Dangerously’ Focuses on Solar Energy and Amendment 1 in Florida
'SNL' castmember Cecily Strong travels to Nevada and Florida to investigate the latest solar controversies between power companies and their customers.