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Solar laws are changing in Florida. Get grandfathered in before it’s too late! What does HB-741 mean? The law was essentially written by the utility companies, who think solar is great for them, but don’t want their customers to have solar. The law goes into effect Jan 1, 2024 Until then, new customers will be …

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What is the Difference Between Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources?

Humans use both renewable and nonrenewable resources daily. But what constitutes a resource as renewable or nonrenewable? As the world continues to use more sustainable energy sources, people are finding alternative ways to fuel the world, looking to the sky, the sea, and deep within the earth. While many may be familiar with solar energy …

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, 2018. Honest solar salespeople …

While solar industry jobs decrease around the country, they’re increasing in Florida

Floridians love a hot summer day. “Sunny and 75” is a motto we know and love. When the weather reaches 50 degrees, we’re reaching for our winter coats. So, solar power seems like a no-brainer to meet the energy needs of any Floridian. In the last year, there has been a significant increase in solar …