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Your Rooftop Solar System Won’t Power Your Home During A Utility Outage. Here Are Your Options.

Sep 06, 2022 No Comments by

While solar systems can generate as much power as most homes consume on bright, sunny days, they cannot be relied upon to consistently produce the amounts needed. Clouds, rainstorms, and changing angles of the sun can all reduce a system’s generating capacity. And when the power goes out, so does the grid-connected rooftop solar system. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Leaked: US Power Companies Secretly Spending Millions To Protect Profits And Fight Clean Energy

Aug 02, 2022 No Comments by

One industry consulting firm has influenced politics across Florida, Alabama and at least six other states Hundreds of pages of internal documents – which are only coming to light now because Matrix’s founders are locked in an epic feud – detail the firm’s secret work to help power companies like FPL protect their profits and fight the transition to cleaner forms of energy. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Miami-Dade County Looks To Lakes Filled With Floating Solar Power Plants

Jul 05, 2022 No Comments

The county is reviewing some of its facilities with water bodies close enough to ‘tie-in’ floating solar power plants to their on-site electricity systems. Among those sites are a Community Action Human Services Department facility and a Water and Sewer Department facility which will be included in an upcoming solicitation to install on-site solar systems at several county facilities. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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How A Florida Power Project Flew Under The Regulatory Radar

Jun 07, 2022 No Comments

The state’s biggest utility is building a 176-mile line that may be unsuitable or even unneeded. Its design minimized scrutiny. Critics see a pattern. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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