Alachua and Broward County Provide Joint Response to Florida Public Service Commission
On April 23 2015, the Florida Public Service Commission requested comments from all interested parties regarding enhancing development of solar technologies in Florida. The response from Alachua and Broward County is below.
Alachua - Broward County Solar PSC Comments (PDF-173KB)
Go SOLAR Florida Team Develops Florida Solar Financing Action Plan
This report seeks to explore and explain a variety of financing options for all levels of governments, as well as homeowners and businesses, but it focuses primarily on actions local governments can take under existing state and federal law. Although it is hoped that local governments, the Florida Legislature, homeowners, and businesses will choose to employ some of these strategies to expand solar PV energy in Florida, this Plan does not take a position on which options are best. More...
Go SOLAR Florida Receives Department of Energy Award
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded the Go SOLAR – Florida team a $1.575 million, two and a half year SunShot Initiative Rooftop Solar Challenge II competitive award to make it easier for Floridians to obtain grid-tied solar installations. The purpose of the award is to increase the use of and access to solar energy among the state’s residents and businesses by reducing market barriers, lowering non-hardware related installation costs and providing access to financing options. More. . .
Solar Talking Points
Broward County is working to increase rooftop solar photovoltaic installations throughout the State of Florida. Accordingly, Power Purchase Agreements and the retention of net metering are important issues within the state that may have an impact on solar in the future. This discussion may help you to understand this complicated issue.
Solar Talking Points
Go SOLAR Florida Draft Charter
This Charter Document, a living document that will be revised as necessary to track program changes, provides a brief synopsis of the Go Solar – Florida project, identifies key players, and summarizes key partner responsibilities. More. . .