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Alternative Fuels/Energy Conservation

Duke Energy completes its first floating solar project in Florida

Duke Energy has completed a new floating solar panel project. The unique technology only makes up 2% of all solar installations in the U.S.
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House Reps propose bill sidestepping DeSantis’s $350 million federal funds veto

In June, Governor Ron DeSantis rejected around $350 million in energy efficiency incentives. WMNF's Chris Young reports.
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Controversial energy bill sponsored by Tampa senator passes through subcommittee

Listen: A Tampa Senator sponsored a bill in a state Senate committee that would make changes to renewable energy in Florida. The bill faced opposition from Democratic senators and climate activists. A portion of the...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Fri., December 22, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Tampa curfew plan advances The city of Tampa is one step closer to adopting a curfew for teens after having held the first reading of a new ordinance. The curfew would be directed at anyone...

Duke Energy completes its first floating solar project in Florida

Duke Energy has completed a new floating solar panel project. The unique technology only makes up 2% of all solar installations in the U.S.

House Reps propose bill sidestepping DeSantis’s $350 million federal funds veto

In June, Governor Ron DeSantis rejected around $350 million in energy efficiency incentives. WMNF's Chris Young reports.
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Florida Senate panel supports fees on electric vehicles

A bill would require electric vehicle owners in Florida to pay $200 registration fees to try to offset anticipated losses in gas-tax dollars
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Tues., December 5, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Criminal investigation of FL GOP chair The Republican Party of Florida is calling for a vote on the future of its chairperson, Christian Ziegler, who is under criminal investigation after a woman accused him of...

EV charging stations installed at Coachman Park as part of Clearwater’s Greenprint 2.0 sustainability initiative

Listen: Last Friday, the City of Clearwater collaborated with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy to promote 6 new electric vehicle charging stations installed at Coachman Park as part of the city’s Greenprint 2.0 sustainability...

New green hydrogen system coming to Duke Energy’s Volusia County plant

Listen: A new end-to-end green hydrogen system is coming to Florida. If all goes to plan, it’s set to be the first demonstration project in the nation to successfully create clean energy using a system...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Thurs., September 28, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Progress Village’s solar progress Progress Village, in Eastern Hillsborough County, is claiming the title of the first Black community in Florida to adopt a solar microgrid. A coalition of community leaders met yesterday at Simmon’s-Bowers...

Progress Village becomes Florida’s first Black community to build solar microgrid

In Eastern Hillsborough County, Progress Village is claiming the title of the first Black community in Florida to adopt a solar microgrid. A coalition of community leaders met yesterday at Simmon’s-Bowers Park to unveil the...
Tampa skyline with Beer Can Building

Air quality on the decline in Tampa despite nationwide improvements

 Overall air quality in the nation has improved. However,  it’s actually gotten worse in Tampa. WMNF's Chris Young reports.
Whit Remer

Tampa’s first sustainability and resilience chief on the challenges of climate change

Whit Remer, Tampa's first-ever sustainability and resilience officer, discussed the city's new Climate Action and Equity Plan for dealing with the challenges of climate change.

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