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Constitutional amendment on solar power close to Florida Supreme Court review

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It’s only the middle of March, but Floridians for Solar Choice, the political action committee pushing to get a solar-energy initiative on the ballot in 2015,  are on the verge of having enough valid petition signatures to get a review by the Florida Supreme Court. The group submitted 66,493 valid petition signatures on Friday, just shy of the 68,314 needed to trigger court review. If approved, the measure would open up the business of selling electricity from solar energy to the public…

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Southern Alliance for Clean Energy main funder for Floridians for Solar Choice

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As we reported on over the weekend, no group has appeared more bothered by the prospect of a constitutional amendment giving Floridians the opportunity to install rooftop solar energy in their homes than Americans for Prosperity. The Koch Brothers-funded libertarian group has been feuding with Conservatives for Energy Freedom, which has been spearheading the effort to get that measure on the 2016 ballot. AFP has been saying that Floridians for Solar Choice, the political committee formed to get the measure on…

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Jimmy Patronis, Julie Brown slide through committee stop toward PSC confirmation

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Former state Rep. Jimmy Patronis wants senators to know he can serve on the Florida Public Service Commission and still help run his restaurant in Panama City Beach. And PSC Commissioner Julie Brown wants you to know that she didn’t vote last fall for gutting utility energy conservation goals. Both commissioners are going through Senate confirmation for their commission seats, which pay $130,036 per year. During confirmation before the Senate energy committee, a representative of the Southern Alliance for Clean energy criticized the PSC…

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