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Tampa Bay Times: As rooftop solar costs drop, utility attempts to raise barriers may not work

published on: November 16, 2016

After the failure of Amendment 1 this election, what’s next for Florida’s utility industry?

From a November 13 article in the Tampa Bay Times:

Florida’s utility industry steered more than $20 million of their profits into a failed constitutional amendment to impose new barriers to the expansion of rooftop solar energy generation, but developers say that as the cost of installing solar panels drops, the state could quickly become a leader in private solar energy expansion no matter what the energy giants do.

This article discuses the future of the utility companies and adjustments they may need to make in a state where solar energy is now at the forefront of discussion.

Read the full article here.