Supportive Voices

Join the growing list of organizations and individuals who support improved energy efficiency policies in Florida.
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City of St. Pete

We are also keenly aware of the important role that robust energy efficiency programs can play in our community. Indeed, efficiency programs can help all of our residents and businesses reduce their energy use; save money; create tens of thousands of local, family-wage jobs that can't be outsourced; and keep more dollars in the community.

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City of Coral Springs

Energy efficiency is the quickest, cheapest and cleanest way to meet customer energy demand, and for local governments to meet climate sustainability and resilience goals. But, when energy savings targets are set too low by PSC Commissioners, electric utilities underinvest in energy efficiency. This limits customer access to the most effective methods to reduce monthly power bills and hinders our ability to both meet established local sustainability goals.

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Orange County

Energy efficiency programs help reduce the energy burden of our most vulnerable low-income residents. Given the continuing economic challenges resulting from the pandemic, programs that help consumers reduce energy waste and save money on their power bills are more important than ever.

Recent News

Updating Florida’s energy-efficiency policies would benefit all

TCPalm March 6, 2021

Typical Florida homeowners and businesses waste huge amounts of energy and money each year because of uninsulated windows, inefficient incandescent light bulbs, and outdated air-conditioning systems — all of which use far more energy than necessary and needlessly drive up utility bills and emissions.

Reform Florida's outdated energy policies

Sarasota Herald-Tribune March 3, 2021

One thing all Floridians can agree on is the importance of air conditioning in keeping our homes and our businesses comfortable, safe and secure.

Energy efficiency makes sense for Florida, let’s prioritize it for our families and businesses

The Floridian February 25, 2021

Typical Florida homeowners and businesses waste large amounts of energy and money each year because of uninsulated windows, inefficient incandescent light bulbs, and particularly outdated air conditioning systems – all of which use far more energy than necessary and needlessly drive up utility bills and greenhouse gas emissions.

Florida needs to update its energy efficiency rules

Energy News Network January 27, 2021

The Florida Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act (FEECA) calls on Florida’s Public Service Commission (PSC) to set goals every five years for Florida’s largest electric utilities to ensure that Florida is reducing electricity consumption and fossil fuel pollution while increasing clean energy.

Sean Baraoidan: Modernized Energy Efficiency Policies are a Simple Way to Help Florida Businesses

Florida Daily February 23, 2021

Too many Florida businesses have experienced first-hand the financial strains of the twin public health and economic crises wrought by COVID-19.

Florida needs stronger energy efficiency programs for our health, for our future

Tampa Bay Times February 13, 2021

When we use less electricity, we save money and reduce power plant pollution that creates smog, accelerates warming and harms our health.

It’s time for Florida’s power companies to help consumers save energy

The Invading Sea February 13, 2021

The Florida Public Service Commission is considering changes that would enhance utilities’ energy efficiency policies in the state.

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