Press Releases

Cleaned Up House Implementation Bill for Amendment 4 Passes Committee Unanimously

April 19, 2017

Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, Floridians for Solar Choice, Jennifer@flsolarchoice.org (754) 307-7451   Cleaned Up House Implementation Bill for Amendment 4 Passes Committee Unanimously Solar advocates applaud efforts to execute the will of the voters Tallahassee, Fla. (April 19, 2017)  – Clearing another hurdle today, an implementation bill for Amendment 4, a pro-solar tax abatement approved by 73 percent of Florida […]
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Gulf Power Settlement Preserves Consumer Freedom

March 20, 2017

Gulf Power Settlement Preserves Consumer Freedom Customers No Longer Faced With Massive Fixed Charge Contact: Alissa Schafer, Floridians for Solar Choice, alissa@flsolarchoice.org, (754) 307-7451 Tallahassee, Fla. (March 20, 2017) – In a settlement filed this morning, Gulf Power has withdrawn their proposed fixed charge hike which would have cost consumers nearly $50 every month, regardless […]
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BREAKING: Sunshine State Voters Reject Anti-Solar Amendment 1

November 8, 2016

For Immediate Release November 8, 2016   Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, Floridians for Solar Choice, Jennifer@flsolarchoice.org (865)-235-1448   Sunshine State Voters Reject Anti-Solar Amendment 1 Multi-partisan grassroots coalition successfully leads a solar uprising to defeat $26 million utility-backed deceptive ballot measure   Tampa, Fla. – Today Florida voters rejected Amendment 1 – the utility-backed proposal that sought to limit the […]
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Advisory: Space Coast Boat Captain Returns Home After Statewide Voyage on Solar Boat to Warn Voters About the Deception of Amendment 1

November 7, 2016

For Immediate Release November 7, 2016 Contact: Floridians for Solar Choice, 754-307-7451, sarah@flsolarchoice.org Advisory: Space Coast Boat Captain Returns Home After Statewide Voyage on Solar Boat to Warn Voters About the Deception of Amendment 1 Cocoa, Fla. (November 7, 2016) – Merritt Island resident Carter Quillen returns home to the Space Coast, completing his statewide voyage aboard his solar-powered […]
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Floridians for Solar Choice Criticizes Consumers for Smart Solar for Continuing to Run Ads featuring Florida Professional Firefighters

November 7, 2016

Press Statement November 7, 2016 Contact: Sarah Gilliam, Floridians for Solar Choice, info@flsolarchoice.org,  (754) 307-7451   Floridians for Solar Choice Criticizes Consumers for Smart Solar for Continuing to Run Ads featuring Florida Professional Firefighters    In what can only be described as brazen disregard for anything that resembles the truth, Florida’s big monopoly utilities continue to run a […]
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Statement from Floridians for Solar Choice on Florida Professional Firefighters’ Withdrawal of Support for Amendment 1

November 4, 2016

Press Statement November 4, 2016 Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, jennifer@flsolarchoice.org (754) 307-7451     Statement from Floridians for Solar Choice on Florida Professional Firefighters’ Withdrawal of Support for Amendment 1   Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – This evening Florida Professional Firefighters issued this statement withdrawing their endorsement of Amendment #1.   Dr. Stephen Smith, board member of Floridians for Solar Choice, […]
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Statements from Florida Solar Energy Industries Association and Floridians for Solar Choice

November 4, 2016

Press Statement November 4, 2016 Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, jennifer@flsolarchoice.org (754) 307-7451     Statements from Florida Solar Energy Industries Association and Floridians for Solar Choice     Tallahassee, Fla.///NEWS STATEMENT///Today, the Florida Supreme Court denied the motions for legal filings against Amendment 1 from the Florida Solar Energy Industries Association and Floridians for Solar Choice. […]
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Solar Advocates File Legal Actions in Florida’s Supreme Court Against Amendment 1

November 2, 2016

November 2, 2016   Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, jennifer@flsolarchoice.org (754) 307-7451     Solar Advocates File Legal Actions in Florida’s Supreme Court Against Amendment 1 Leaked audio confirms utility-backed amendment always intended to mislead the Supreme Court and deceive Florida Voters  Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, the pro-solar opponents of the utility-backed Amendment 1 have initiated legal proceedings to shed light on […]
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Advisory: Community Leaders to Welcome Solar-Powered Boat to West Palm Beach, Speak About Amendment 1

November 2, 2016

For Immediate Release November 2, 2016 Contact: Floridians for Solar Choice, 754-307-7451, jennifer@flsolarchoice.org Advisory: Community Leaders to Welcome Solar-Powered Boat to West Palm Beach, Speak About Amendment 1 Statewide solar boat tour to raise awareness about the threats of Amendment 1 continues in West Palm Beach on Thursday with press comments on why Amendment 1 […]
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ADVISORY: Former Florida Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham Will Hold Media Conference Call to Discuss Amendment 1

November 1, 2016

November 1, 2016   Contact: Susan Glickman, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Action Fund 727-742-9003 or Aliki Moncrief, Florida Conservation Voters 850-443-7609     ADVISORY: Former Florida Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham Will Hold Media Conference Call to Discuss Amendment 1     Miami Lakes, Fla. – As voters head to the polls, former Florida Governor and U.S. Senator […]
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