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State regulators have approved a plan by Duke Energy Florida to build three solar-power projects in Gilchrist, Highlands and Volusia counties.


The state Supreme Court has rejected a business group’s challenge to a decision that allowed Florida Power & Light to recoup money from customers for a series of solar-energy projects.


In what the company said will be the largest system of its type in the world, Florida Power & Light on Thursday announced plans to build a battery facility in Manatee County that will store solar-generated energy.

Jacksonville Daily Record

Florida is second only to California when it comes to the number of solar industry jobs.

JinkoSolar Holds Opening Ceremony For Factory On Jacksonville's Westside

Feb 26, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., which began manufacturing solar panels at its West Jacksonville factory in November, held its opening ceremony Tuesday.


Florida is seeing strong job growth in the solar sector.


Florida Power & Light said Wednesday it plans a major expansion of solar-energy projects during the next decade, as the state’s utilities move forward with generating more renewable energy.

Local Developer Plans 102 Single-Family 'Green' North Jacksonville Homes

Jan 16, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

The husband-and-wife team behind TerraWise Homes plans to build a community called Bradley Pond with 102 single-family environmentally friendly homes in North Jacksonville.

Extension of FPL Voluntary Solar Program Approved

Dec 12, 2018

Florida Power & Light has received state approval to extend a program in which customers voluntarily pay $9 a month to help add small-scale solar energy projects.

Jacksonville Daily Record

JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. launched pilot production at its Westside solar-panel assembly plant as it prepares to reach full production and hire up to 200 employees.

JEA Plans 7th Solar Farm In North Jacksonville

Oct 29, 2018
JEA Via Jacksonville Daily Record

A solar farm expected to come online this year in North Jacksonville will add 5 megawatts to JEA’s energy portfolio.  

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


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
Rooftop solar panels.
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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.