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SACE Statement on Southern Company’s Proposal to Sell Gulf Power to NextEra Energy

Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org, 865-235-1448   Tallahassee, Fla. On Monday, May 21 Southern Company announced it has entered into agreements to sell Gulf Power Company, Florida City Gas and the entities holding Southern Power’s interests in Plant Oleander and Plant Stanton to NextEra Energy for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $6.475 billion. NextEra is the parent company of Florida’s largest investor-owned utility [ MORE » ]
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New Report Highlights How Florida’s Big Power Companies Maintain Their Grip on State Capitol

Political Contribution and Lobbying Dollars Result in Policies Harmful to Consumers Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865.235.1448, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org   A recording of today’s telepress conference can be accessed here.   Tallahassee, Fla. (May 16, 2018) – A week after a 2018 electoral filing deadline, the nonpartisan government watchdog group Integrity Florida released a new report examining the influence that contributions from big power companies have [ MORE » ]
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Duke Energy Florida, Federal Regulators Terminate Levy Nuclear Reactor Project 

Move underscores impracticability of new reactor construction   Tampa, Fla. – The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) announced yesterday the termination of the Combined Licenses (COL) of the proposed Duke Energy Florida (DEF) Levy nuclear reactors. The Levy project, which consisted of two Toshiba-Westinghouse AP1000 reactors, was plagued by schedule delays and skyrocketing costs before being cancelled by DEF in 2013. Yet there were significant [ MORE » ]
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Miami-Dade Commission Approves Agreement with Florida Power & Light (FPL) Over Polluting Turkey Point Plant Despite Community Concerns

No public comments allowed, amendments offered to strengthen agreement but uncertainty over effectiveness of cleanup and preventing further degradation of Biscayne Bay and aquifer remains Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, jrennicks@cleanenergy.org, 865-235-1448     Miami, Fla. (April 11, 2018) – Late into Tuesday evening after extensive, confusing discussion, without allowing public comment, and despite the concerns of entities such as the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority [ MORE » ]
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ADVISORY: Tomorrow Miami-Dade Commission Poised to Greenlight an Inadequate Agreement with Florida Power & Light (FPL) Over Polluting Turkey Point Plant

Local organizations to hold a media availability session before vote outlining concerns & needs for agreement to be strengthened because they have been told no public comments will be permitted Contacts: Laura Reynolds, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, (786) 543-1926‬, lreynolds@conservationconceptsllc.org Alan Farago, Friends of the Everglades, (305) 778-8765‬, alanfarago@me.com Camila Quaresma, Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce, (305) 302-2755, camila@sharpdentistry.com Eleazar Melendez, Miami Climate [ MORE » ]
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Advisory: Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive Event This Weekend in Palm Harbor

Contact: Dory Larsen, SACE, 727-410-4804, dory@cleanenergy.org   Palm Harbor, Fla. – Public officials, business leaders, electric vehicle industry representatives, car enthusiasts and environmental groups will join together this Saturday, March 3, 2018, to host a ‘Ride & Drive’ event to highlight the benefits of electric vehicles (EV). EVs are cleaner to drive, save consumers money in fuel and operating costs, and offer a superior [ MORE » ]
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Solar in the Southeast: New Report Highlights Solar Data and Trends Throughout the Southeast

Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org   Southern Alliance for Clean Energy held a telephone press conference at 11 am ET, Tuesday, February 27 to address any media questions on the report. A recording of the call can be found here. Speakers Included: Dr. Stephen A. Smith, Executive Director, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Bryan Jacob, Solar Program Director, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy [ MORE » ]
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Despite Real Solar Progress New Report Shows Florida Utilities Still Have Work To Do

While some individual utilities are leading, Florida continues to fall below average compared to other states in the Southeast Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org Southern Alliance for Clean Energy held a telephone press conference at 11 am ET, Tuesday, February 27 to address any media questions on the report. A recording of the call can be found here. Speakers Included: Dr. Stephen A. [ MORE » ]
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Consumidores de la FPL a Pagar Sobre los $200 Millones Por Décadas de Negligencia por Parte de la Compañía Eléctrica

El Comisionado de Servicio Público (PSC) de la Florida aprobó la solicitud de la FPL de cobrar a familias y negocios por la limpieza de la Polución subterránea de la Planta Nuclear de Turkey Point pese a recibir más de 800 peticiones a negar de consumidores Contacto: Claudia Tenzer, 305-450-6668, ctenzer@conservationconceptsllc.org Tallahasee, Fla. – La Comisión del Servicio Público de la Florida hoy ignoró [ MORE » ]
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FPL Customers to Pay Over $200 Million Due to Decades of FPL Negligence

Florida PSC approves FPL’s request to charge families and businesses to clean up underground pollution from Turkey Point in spite over 800 letters from customers Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org   Tallahassee, Fla. –The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) ignored over 800 customer requests today by unanimously approving Florida Power & Light’s (FPL) request to charge customers for a proposed plan to remediate [ MORE » ]