Get the Facts on Amendment No. 1
Amendment 1 was primarily bankrolled by Florida’s big power companies and promoted by a group calling itself Consumers for Smart Solar. While the title, “Rights of Electricity Consumers Regarding Solar Energy Choice” sounded like a great thing for solar in Florida, let’s be clear: Amendment 1 would not have promoted solar, it would only have blocked the sun.
“Let pro-solar energy consumers beware” warned Supreme Court Justice Barbara Pariente about Amendment 1. She said the amendment is “masquerading” as a pro-solar energy initiative and labeled it a “wolf in sheep’s clothing.”
Click here for a full-page fact sheet explaining why solar supporters VOTED NO ON 1!
Read more in this Brookings Institute study on the benefits of net metering for non-solar customers and why unfair fees and discriminatory penalties would erect even more barrier to solar in the Sunshine State.