Tag: Tampa Electric
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...
Decades before Harvey and Irma, electric utilities knew climate change could fuel more powerful storms and still funded denial
A 1987 study sponsored by the electric utility industry warned that climate change could one day fuel more powerful storms, some thirty years before hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Despite this...
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
Florida Power Companies Continue To Spend Money Supporting Amendment 1 To Limit Solar
Florida's four largest power companies have contributed over $20 million to the Consumers for Smart Solar campaign, also called Amendment 1.
Florida utilities silent amidst controversy over anti-solar Amendment 1
Deceptive Amendment 1 strategy defies utilities’ codes of conduct
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.
Utility Funded Consumers for Smart Solar Ballot Approved by Florida Supreme Court
The Florida Supreme Court approved the utility-funded Consumers for Smart Solar ballot for the 2016 election.
Florida Solar Energy Attacked
Floridians for Solar Choice, a 2015 formed alliance of conservatives, libertarians, and environmentalists, launched a ballot initiative that would allow voters in the 2016 election to vote on whether or not property...