Month: June 2020

A1A Solar

Get off the Grid

Get off the Grid Solar plus storage is smart Under Florida law, privately owned utilities are required to “net-meter.” This means that they pay solar customers for excess electricity essentially the same rate that they charge them. JEA, Jacksonville’s largest utility provider, is not privately owned, and they changed their net-metering policy effective April 1, …

Hurricane Fast Facts

Hurricane Fast Facts Hurricane Season Hurricane season begins on June 1st and ends on November 30th. Summer’s hotter climate leads to warmer water which in turn forms hurricanes. Hurricane season , after cooler weather has started to roll in.    How Hurricanes Form Hurricanes develop during interactions between warm air and warm water and can become …

Hurricane Hero: A Short Story

Hurricane Hero: A Short Story This time, the hurricane did not turn north. Hurricane Hanna smashed into Northeast Florida packing 140 mph sustained winds, with the eye raking the coast from Ponte Vedra to Fernandina Beach. Tina watched the news closely all week, as the storm bloomed from a category 1 to a category 4 …

Concerned About Power Outages?

Concerned About Power Outages? As we head into hurricane season, power outages become a concern. Power outages can be caused by many circumstances. An outage, or “blackout,” occurs when something interrupts the flow of electricity to the end-user, and an outage can affect a few homes or an entire city —sometimes lasting for days.  Here …