Tag: Florida

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Renewable Natural Gas Projects Announced for South Dakota, Florida

January 9, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

More projects to increase the supply of renewable natural gas (RNG) have been announced in Florida and South Dakota, as investments continue in technologies to produce a low-carbon fuel that could replace diesel and other fossil fuels. OPAL Fuels, headquartered […]

News and Policies, State

More Than 2.5 Million Without Power in Florida Due to Hurricane Ian

September 29, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

More than 2.5 million electricity customers in Florida were without power early Sept. 29 as Hurricane Ian wreaked havoc on the state’s power grid and continued to cause damage with high winds and heavy rain, even after being downgraded to […]

News and Policies, State

S&P: Why Florida will become the Southeast’s solar leader

August 16, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Utility-led expansions, competitive prices, and favorable state policies are developing Florida into the Southeast’s leader for solar capacity, according to a new report by S&P. The state is expected to add more than 13,000 MW of solar generation installed over […]

News and Policies, State

Duke Energy eyes more solar investments in Florida and the Carolinas

August 11, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Duke Energy is considering additional investments in solar projects in Florida and the Carolinas as it reels from a US$1.6 billion expense related to the cancellation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP). The US-based utility and partner Dominion Energy scrapped […]

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

Duke Energy Florida installs 1 millionth solar panel

February 25, 2020

Via: Energy Global

Duke Energy Florida plans to install a significant amount of additional solar energy over the next 10 years across the state. Duke Energy Florida will have a total of almost 515 MW of solar under construction or operating by mid-2020. […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Duke Energy to build two new solar plants

January 31, 2020

Via: Energy Global

The Twin Rivers Solar Power Plant will be built on 460 acres in Hamilton County, Florida, US. Once operational, the 74.9 MW facility will consist of approximately 235 000 tracking solar panels. The panels track the movement of the sun […]

News and Policies, State

Florida Will Be The First State To Swing On Climate

September 24, 2019

Via: Forbes

Worry over climate change is making its way up the political food chain, and the state where the issue is climbing fastest is Florida. Of the 25 U.S. cities most vulnerable to rising seas, 22 are located in the political […]

Emerging Technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

Florida legislation could make solar-plus-storage the go-to for disaster relief and resiliency

January 4, 2018

Via: PV Resources

Legislation proposed in Florida could see solar and energy storage become part of the go-to solution for providing energy resiliency against natural disasters and helping restore power in their aftermath. Holly Raschein, a Republican member of the House of Representatives […]

News and Policies, State

Florida Voters Defeat Utility-Backed Solar Amendment

November 10, 2016

Via: Greentech Media

In what solar advocates are calling a “David and Goliath battle,” a bipartisan grassroots coalition has successfully defeated a utility-supported measure to put restrictions on solar in the state of Florida. The measure was voted down on Tuesday night, failing […]

News and Policies, State

Nuclear Plant Cooling Canals Reportedly Leaking into Florida Waters

March 10, 2016

Via: Power Engineering

A Miami-Dade County study shows that cooling canals from the Turkey Point nuclear power plant in Florida are leaking into Biscayne Bay. Water sampling in December and January showed tritium levels up to 215 times higher than normal in ocean […]