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Florida public utilities boast about their solar output at energy conference in St. Petersburg

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Advocates for Floridians for Solar Choice say the central premise behind their attempt to have Floridians vote on a constitutional amendment is to make it cheaper for residents to buy solar power directly from a provider. The group says that the free market doesn’t work in Florida when it comes to renewable energy choices. There are 55 public utilities in the state, but current state law allows only the investor-owned utilities to do so. But those same critics say that power companies like Duke…

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Energy Summit to highlight renewble, sustainable solutions for Tampa Bay

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As the demand for alternative and renewable energy grows nationwide, leaders in government, business and the public are more receptive than ever to developing new energy sources. Highlighting the latest innovations in sustainable energy is the Energy Summit Tampa Bay at the Hilton Carillon Park in St. Petersburg. The event, scheduled for May 29-30 and open to the public, will bring together energy industry reps, elected officials, business and economic development leaders, students and the public for a series of…

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