Paradise News of St. Pete Features Solar Source Article

This months issue of Paradise News features an article by our very own VP Rick Gilbert! Check out "Florida Needs to Get Solar Serious!" starting on page 20...

Paradise News Gilbert Article

A few highlights:

  • Florida passed net metering laws in 2008, but since then, the energy policy picture has been grim.
  • Investor Owned Utilities dominate the energy market through regulated monopolies.
  • Florida does not allow "leasing" or rent-to-own solar concepts, as does over 20 other states.
  • Florida does not have a target for renewable energy, as does over 30 other states.
  • Floridians need to speak up and let their lawmakers know they want stronger incentives for solar energy in Florida.