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November 13, 2016

Emily Splitek

Emily Splitek is an associate attorney at the Rocky Mountain office in Denver, Colorado.

November 10, 2016 | Blog Post

The Sunshine State's Election Day Bright Spot

On election night, as the country awaited the outcome of the long election race, a clean energy bright spot emerged in one corner of the ballot box: Florida voters put an end to the deceptive, sham solar proposal Amendment 1.

The ballot summary claimed that the amendment would encourage the use of rooftop solar, when in fact, it would have done the opposite. The initiative could have altered the future of solar energy in the state for the worse—but Floridians didn’t take the fight lying down.


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