Florida voters choose to preserve the solar energy market

Solar energy market receives the support of Florida voters Voters in Florida have chosen to preserve the future of solar energy in their state. On Tuesday, voters rejected Amendment 1, which had been promoted as a benefit for the solar energy market by utilities and other advocates. This was only on the surface, however, as the referendum actually sought to levy fees on solar customers, even when they were not consuming electricity generated by solar panels. Had the referendum passed, solar developers feared that the solar energy market in Florida…

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Controversy explodes in Florida’s solar energy space

Leaked recording highlights potential political deception Political controversy is brewing in Florida. This controversy has come to surround Amendment 1, which seeks to make major changes to the way solar energy works in the state. The political committee behind this amendment has erased nearly all references made to the James Madison Institute on its social media sites. This comes after a leaked recording during which the group’s policy director suggested that utilities were attempting to deceive voters into believing that Amendment 1 is a pro-solar measure. Amendment 1 could completely…

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