Tag: Florida

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Solar Power In The Sunshine State, What A Concept

Whether Charlie Crist can beat Rick Scott and win back his job as Florida governor, that’s tough to say. But the Republican-turned-Democrat is sure taking an interesting tack in the race: He’s vowing to help the state seize upon its… Read More
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With Community Solar, Rates That Never Rise

Strictly looking at it in money terms, here’s the gamble that Orlando, Fla., residents can make: They can continue to pay around 10 to 12 cents per kilowatt-hour for their electricity and hope the price doesn’t go up too much… Read More
PNC Back's new net-zero energy branch in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Image via PNC Bank.

Net-Zero Energy PNC Branch Opens In Florida

A bank that actually gives back more than it takes in? Impossible, you might say. But a branch of PNC Bank that opened last week in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., expects to use half of the energy needed by other conventional… Read More

South Florida Passes 200 Mark For LEED Certifications

With the exception of its palm trees and lush Everglades, there’s not a lot of green in South Florida. Suburban sprawl, water-chugging golf courses and polluted urban runoff tends to overshadow most environmentally sensitive construction that exists in the region.… Read More