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Warren Clark

A co-operative in St. Johns County is hosting open houses Saturday and Sunday to show off the group’s solar powered homes.

FPL

FPL has hit a new milestone in Putnam County: nearly a half-million solar panels.

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Beaches Energy, which serves Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, Ponte Vedra and Palm Valley, has joined one of the largest municipal-backed solar projects in the U.S.

JEA Sued Over How It Compensates Customers With Solar Panels

Apr 25, 2018
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Two groups are suing JEA over the utility’s Distributed Energy Policy that replaced a nearly decade-old net metering program in April.

Members of the Pasco County Planning Commission on Monday approved a $75 million solar farm to be built on land previously zoned for agricultural use near Dade City.

The solar plant, which will add around 50 megawatts to the power grid by the end of the year, is part of an $850 million plan by Tampa Electric to create 10 solar plants by 2021.

Daily Record

Swimwear-maker and women’s fashion brand Venus Fashion Inc. will be basking in the sun.

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JinkoSolar Inc., suspected since January to be planning a Jacksonville manufacturing plant, is proposing a $50.5 million solar-panel assembly and distribution operation at Cecil Commerce Center, according to City Council legislation posted Thursday.

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A natural phenomenon that happens twice a year could interrupt the 89.9 WJCT-FM’s programming shortly before 2 p.m. each day  this week.

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Legislation has been filed for what appears to be nearly $54 million in public incentives to lure a solar company to Jacksonville.


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A solar cooperative that promises to bring the price of panels down 30 percent through bulk-buying has suspended plans to expand in Duval County.

Co-op organizers say a move by JEA to lower residential subsidies for excess solar power makes it economically unfeasible.


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JEA’s sweeping expansion of solar power in Northeast Florida has been mostly praised as a big step into the future and criticism from renewable energy advocates has been more subdued than previous solar proposals.

But some are still concerned about the rollback of a special subsidy paid to rooftop solar users.

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JEA’s governing board Tuesday approved five measures meant to expand the use of solar power in Northeast Florida.

JEA

On Tuesday, JEA’s governing board will hold a  workshop and consider five different proposals relating to solar energy, including rekindling a fractious 2016 debate over how much rooftop solar customers can sell their excess power for and increasing its own solar production by 250 megawatts. 


PROTERRA

It’s looking more and more like the days of smelly diesel buses in Jacksonville are numbered.

Quillen aboard the Archimedes
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A traveling protest against Florida’s solar Amendment 1 launched Tuesday in Jacksonville.  The boat covered in solar panels will stop in high-trafficked areas as it heads south.

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