Solar Power in the Sunshine State

Fox News explains why Florida is having less success with Solar Power than Germany

According to Fox News it’s because Germany gets more sun than Florida!?!

Fox News explains why Florida is having less success with solar power than Germany - According to Fox News it’s because Germany gets more sun than Florida!?!

Florida State Laws  Favor Fossil-fuel Monopolies

In most states, it’s legal for property owners to sell home-generated solar power to others. This is called a “power-purchase agreement”. But thanks to a state law that favors fossil-fuel monopolies, Florida remains one of the last four states where power-purchase agreements are illegal. According to state Statute 366.02, anyone who sells power in Florida is considered a “public utility” and subject to the same rules as a major, multibillion-dollar energy conglomerate.

Florida Lawmaker Again Files Bill That Would Help Break Monopoly-Solar Stranglehold

https://www.miaminewtimes.com/news/bill-would-help-break-floridas-solar-panel-stranglehold-10971356

2019 State Solar Power Rankings Report

https://www.solarpowerrocks.com/state-solar-power-rankings/

Renewable Energy Doesn’t Get More In Subsidies Than Fossil Fuels

Myth: Renewable energy gets subsidies whereas fossil fuels don’t.

Fact: Fossil fuels have gotten subsidies for decades. These days, fossil fuel subsidies total approximately $5 trillion globally each year. Despite tremendous health costs, climate costs, and countless premature deaths caused by pollution, these super rich and overly mature industries receive subsidies that serve no genuinely useful purpose for society. Renewable energy also receives subsidies, but not to the same degree.

https://cleantechnica.com/2018/01/26/renewable-energy-doesnt-get-subsidies-fossil-nuclear-sources-gotten-continue-get/

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