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Jacksonville Could Pick Up the Solar Torch in Florida

Posted on Aug 27, 2014 by admin

Solar is still very cost-competitive with electricity when it comes to Jacksonville, Florida. But that’s not to say solar doesn’t exist there. In fact, a steady rise in interest and investment has been seen in the northeast corner of the Sunshine State, and it could help drive the price of solar down. One of the biggest reasons Jacksonville hasn’t hit the maps in the way of solar is bec Read More

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Solar Expansion Could Be Coming to UCF

Posted on Aug 21, 2014 by admin

The faculty and students of the University of Central Florida have become more vocal in their interests and aspirations in the way of solar energy. They’ve long used environmentally-conscious alternatives to tradition energy use, but with the mounting attention being turned solar, they are hoping to make UCF a “greener” university. UCF’s Florida Solar Energy Center, or FSEC, staffs some Read More

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FL Electricity Companies Work to Kill Off Fledgling Solar Industry

Posted on Aug 13, 2014 by admin

Recent activity from Florida’s capitol suggests a handful of electricity providers have begun working to omit solar expansion from the state’s future agenda, refusing to work in the best interest of Florida homeowners.The Alliance for Solar Choice, or TASC, has been working hard to bring solar into the limelight, and by attending regularly scheduled Florida Public Service Commission meetings, Read More

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Why Isn’t Florida More Solar Savvy?

Posted on Aug 05, 2014 by admin

While the solar energy industry has certainly gained some momentum in the past 5 years, the fact remains that there aren’t enough people using solar energy equipment for manufacturers to justify more rapid solar technology developments. Frankly, Florida’s solar market has been one of the weaker markets in the nation, which is hard to believe about a state dubbed “The Sunshine State”. So, t Read More

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