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Earth Day 2024: Black Liberation Through Food Sovereignty

Earth Day 2024 bring increased activism from U.S. President Joe Biden to young, Black Environmentalists. Earth Day is also the birthday of Vladimir Lenin, the first socialist president of the old Soviet Union. In light...
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Residents of Hillsborough and Pinellas are eligible for new solar co-ops

Solar United Neighbors announced new co-ops for Pinellas and Hillsborough County. Co-ops allow large groups of people to bargain together for a shared rate.
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.
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UPDATE: Bill opposed by the rooftop solar industry and environmentalists vetoed by Florida governor

A bill in the Florida Legislature could have the effect of limiting rooftop solar power; HB 741 is opposed by environmentalists.
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Bill opposed by the rooftop solar industry and environmentalists moves forward in Florida Legislature

A bill in the Florida Legislature could have the effect of limiting rooftop solar power; HB 741 is opposed by environmentalists.

Florida Power & Light debuts world’s largest solar-powered battery

Florida Power & Light officially commissioned what they say is the world's largest solar-powered battery in Parrish, FL.
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Solar industry group opposes Florida’s Amendment 1

Leaders of a solar energy trade association are touring Florida this week encouraging people to vote against the ballot question known as Amendment 1. The Solar Energy Industries Association is a national group with 1,000...
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Florida solar amendment could “completely negate” future solar proposals: tape

A newly unearthed audio tape is giving credence to the idea that the solar amendment on November’s ballot in Florida was designed to mislead voters and would “completely negate” future solar power initiatives. The left-leaning...
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Why are Florida’s big utilities companies backing amendment 1 for solar energy choice?

By Rob Lorei On Radioactivity Thursday we look at Amendment 1, also known as “Rights of Electricity Consumers Regarding Solar Energy Choice”, that is being back by 4 large for-profit utility companies: Florida Power and Light, Duke...

DIY Solar on the Sustainable Living program

On Monday’s WMNF Sustainable Living Show we first talked with a couple of members of our local Sierra Club about the Sierra National Campaign aimed at leveraging the power of cities to catalyze a national...
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New Pinellas co-op for rooftop solar power

Pinellas County residents can now join together to negotiate a discount on rooftop solar power; a new cooperative is forming, called St. Pete Solar Co-op, that will let residents negotiate a group volume discount on...

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