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Florida Transit Agency Buys 60 Electric Buses

A Florida transit agency, the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) of Pinellas County, recently ordered 60 full-electric buses. Pinellas County is the large county just west of Tampa that includes St. Petersburg, Clearwater, and Palm Harbor. The 60 electric buses will be delivered over the next 5 years (making the order a bit less exiting than before), but 24 of them will be delivered before the end of this year.

01/03/22
                                                               

Tampa is holding listening sessions for residents at the frontline of climate change

The city also announced a $1 million investment into renewable energy solar panels and electric vehicle charging stations at the City Center at Hanna municipal building in East Tampa.

12/17/21
                                                               

Federal government invests $815K in renewable energy projects in rural Florida

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced it is making nearly 800 investments into renewable energy projects aimed at making rural communities in Florida more independent and resilient to the impacts of climate change.

12/08/21
                                                               

City of Tampa Begins Development of Climate Action & Equity Plan

The City of Tampa is now developing the city’s first Climate Action & Equity Plan. The plan advances one of Mayor Castor’s major campaign commitments and is part of the Resilient Tampa Roadmap, released in May of this year.

11/08/21
                                                               

Reports: Florida is on track to become a regional leader in solar energy

 While climate scientists are sounding the alarm on rising global temperatures, a recent federal report is saying the U.S. is at least heading in the right direction in terms of using one form of renewable energy.

09/08/21
                                                               

Tampa Commits To 100% Clean, Renewable Energy By 2035

Tampa’s city council voted Thursday in favor of moving the city to 100% clean, renewable energy by 2035, making it the 12th Florida city to do so. This latest passage comes after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed prohibitive energy bills into law this summer.

 

08/06/21
                                                               

Duke Energy Florida announces 4 new solar sites

Duke Energy Florida today announced the locations of its four newest solar power plants – the latest move in the company’s program to expand its renewable generation portfolio.

07/21/21
                                                               

Orange County’s Future Shines Brighter Together … Connecting Residents with Affordable Solar

Orange County is excited to announce another opportunity to help residents “go solar” by joining with the City of Orlando and Solar United Neighbors to provide another Solar Co-op.

 

06/25/21
                                                               

Homeowners Across Florida Are Switching To Solar Power Through Group Purchases

More than 60,000 homes, businesses and billboards are powered by solar energy across Florida right now, and one nonprofit is trying to increase that number by getting residents to purchase through multiple groups.

06/25/21