Tag: solar power

Lori Berman, Joe Casello Want Schools to Go With On-Site Solar Power

This week, two Democrats in the Florida Legislature--state Sen. Lori Berman of Delray and state Rep. Joe Casello of Boynton Beach--showcased their proposal to “provide incentive for schools to upgrade their energy systems to...

Val Demings Wants $3.5 Billion for Solar Component Manufacturing

Last week, U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., introduced a proposal sending $3.5 billion over the next five years to solar component manufacturing companies. Demings, who is looking to challenge U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., next...

Kathy Castor Wants Energy Department to Back More Community Solar Power Projects

Last week, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., the chairwoman of the U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, introduced the “Community Solar Consumer Choice Act,” claiming it will help create 2 million jobs. Castor...

Florida Democrats, Republicans Join Mayors for Solar Energy

There are more than 300 “Mayors for Solar Energy” across the nation with mayors from every state behind the effort.