Here’s How You Can Support Solar this Election Year!

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  Rooftop solar is a benefit to ratepayers and utilities While all eyes are on the 2016 Presidential election, the ballot on November and the primary in August will contain two amendments vital to the future of Florida. The utilities mounted a slick advertising campaign, and paid an army of canvassers around the state to […]

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So how much does it cost? Pitfalls of online solar calculators.

Solar power is experiencing tremendous growth in Northeast Florida, and A1A Solar recently earned one of the top spots on Jacksonville Business Journal’s list of the fifty fastest growing companies in the city. The surge of interest in rooftop solar over recent years has given rise to a bewildering variety of online solar calculators. How […]

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Solar Wars 2

Solar in Jacksonville: A battle won, not the war.   Jacksonville Electric Authority made the right decision last month when they tabled the proposal to reduce the buy-back rate for grid-tied solar in Northeast Florida.  The fact that the board elected to wait for further study and review is the direct result of concerned citizens […]

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JEA to vote on SolarSmart

JEA would be taking an unnecessary, premature step in the wrong direction by enacting their proposed SolarSmart policy. JEA had $1.7 BILLION in revenues last year; the bill credits for the entire net-metering program totaled less than .000075% (less than 1/10,000th of 1 percent) of that total. They are spending too much time and money […]

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Solar Wars Jacksonville

    The Battle So Far… As rooftop solar has grown in popularity throughout the JEA service area, the utility has grown increasingly adversarial to the solar industry. There is no sound reasoning behind this stance, and the arguments the utility makes to support its case are essentially smoke and mirrors. The bottom line is, […]

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