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Oviedo Goodwill Introduces New Solar Project

Posted on Jul 29, 2015 by Ryan

Orlando sees yet another solar project come to fruition as Goodwill installs a new solar array. This is the second installation of this kind as part of Goodwill's Solar for Good project, and it likely won't be the last. While the first solar energy installation of the project came to Goodwill's Waterford Lakes store, the new array is located along Alafaya Trail at the retailer's Oviedo store. U Read More

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Second Solar Initiative Opposes Floridians for Solar Choice

Posted on Jul 22, 2015 by Ryan

Less than a year ago, Floridians for Solar Choice proposed an amendment to be added to the 2016 ballot, and now, a second solar-centric ballot initiative has been proposed by an opposing community of lawmakers, businesses and religious leaders. The new amendment proposal was designed by Consumers for Smart Solar, who claim the language of the first ballot could be misleading to voters. But acco Read More

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Florida Power & Light Takes on New Project with FIU

Posted on Jul 15, 2015 by Ryan

This summer, one of Florida’s most prominent utility companies, Florida Power & Light, will be teaming up with Florida International University for a solar project that could revolutionize the way the university functions. According to reports from FIU, FPL is planning to design and build commercial-scale solar energy installations, along with a solar distribution facility, in one of the big Read More

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Florida Solar Ballot Initiative Under Heat

Posted on Jul 08, 2015 by Ryan

The Sunshine State's fight for better solar energy laws has hit yet another pitfall, and this time, it's because of the Florida State Supreme Court. Earlier this year, an amendment was proposed for the November 2016 ballot, which would allow businesses to sell, at most, two megawatts of power to customers of the same property, as well as those on neighboring properties. It was designed with the Read More

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