Solar Power

A picture of the sun over South Florida. (Source: CBS4)

Solar Amendment Tops 100,000 Signatures

Supporters of a proposed ballot initiative aimed at increasing the use of solar electricity in Florida have topped 100,000 valid petition signatures, according to updated numbers on the state Division of Elections website.

07/17/2015

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Another Proposal Heats Up Solar Energy Ballot Fight

A new “pro solar-energy” coalition will push for its own ballot initiative as a way to counter a separate group’s proposed constitutional amendment to expand the use of solar energy in Florida.

07/15/2015

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Solar Initiative Moving Toward Court Review

Backers of a ballot initiative aimed at boosting the use of solar energy are moving closer to getting a Florida Supreme Court review of the proposal.

03/09/2015

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Group Pushing For Lighter Treatment Of Solar Power

A coalition of groups Wednesday will hold a news conference to launch a proposed ballot initiative aimed at boosting the use of solar power in Florida.

01/12/2015

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Electric-Car Drivers Trading Gas For Solar Power

Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight.

10/29/2014

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Small Keys Island Goes Green

Visitors and tourists may notice a small change on Pigeon Key. The tiny island and historic education facility has gone green, Keys officials dumped the island’s electrical system and converted to solar-powered energy on Friday.

CBS4–03/31/2013

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IKEA In Sunrise Powered By Sunshine

Sunshine to power a store in Sunrise…it makes sense, right? A 4,368-panel, solar energy system is now being used by IKEA to power its Sunrise store.

CBS4–01/31/2013

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Making Solar Power Work For Your Miami Home

South Florida, with its nearly year-round sun, is the perfect location for clean, quiet, renewable solar energy.

05/02/2012

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Solar Rebates Finally Being Distributed

Floridians who decided to take advantage of the sun by purchasing solar energy systems are finally getting some of their rebate from the state.

CBS4–10/05/2011

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FPL Offering Incentives For Going “Solar”

South Floridians who want to harness the power of the sun to heat their water or power in their home or business may be able to get cash back from Florida Power and Light.

CBS4–06/28/2011

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