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Solar panels on the roof of the Orlando Science Center.
(Jeff Krause / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Article November 10, 2016

The Sunshine State’s Election Day Bright Spot

Our work to accelerate the transition to a cleaner energy economy and to stave off the worst effects of climate change will continue to be filled with challenges in the days ahead. Earthjustice is standing alongside you to beat back the worst proposals that would dismantle the rise of clean energy. We will defend and advance all of our hard-fought gains.

Florida International University Solar House at Engineering Campus.
(Junior Henry / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Press Release November 8, 2016

Earthjustice Statement on the Defeat of Florida’s Deceptive Solar Amendment

Amendment 1 aimed to derail rooftop solar in Florida

Article October 21, 2016

Intereses De Energía Sucia Están Descaradamente Tratando De Confudir A Electores Que Están A Favor De La Energía Solar

Si estos tipos de malas jugadas tienen éxito en Florida, vamos a ver que se aplicarán por todas partes.

Representatives of FL SUN and A1A Solar Contracting, Inc. stand in front of Archimedes, the world’s largest solar-powered concrete boat, which kicked off a statewide boat tour educating Floridians why they must vote no on the deceptive, utility-backed Amendment 1 on November’s ballot.
(Floridians for Solar Choice)
Article October 21, 2016

Dirty Energy Interests Are Blatantly Trying to Fool Pro-Solar Voters

Deceptive tricks are afoot in Florida. If they succeed there, we all better watch out.

The utility industry has launched a disinformation campaign to thwart the development of solar energy.
(Michael Mazengarb/Flickr)
Article April 1, 2016

Speaking Truth to Power (Companies)

The utility industry has launched a sophisticated disinformation campaign to thwart the development of solar energy and protect investors in coal and natural gas.

Press Release March 31, 2016

Florida Supreme Court Decision on Citizen Challenge to Utility-Backed Solar Power Amendment Disappoints

Decision today a blow to the future of rooftop solar power in Florida

Solar panels in the dusk of the evening
Article March 7, 2016

Fighting for Solar Power in ‘the Sunshine State’

Earthjustice is fighting Florida’s anti-solar ballot initiative in the state Supreme Court.

Florida International University Solar House at Engineering Campus.
(Junior Henry / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Press Release January 14, 2016

Earthjustice Files Challenge to Utility-Sponsored Solar Amendment

Misleading measure should not go before voters

Rooftop solar panels on a beach house in southern Florida.
(Tai Viinikka / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
case January 13, 2016

Challenging a Misleading Solar Ballot Initiative in Florida

Earthjustice has filed a legal brief with the Florida Supreme Court, arguing that the utility-backed “Smart Solar” amendment should be removed from the ballot because it is misleading to voters. In its brief, Earthjustice argues that the constitutional amendment’s ballot summary for voters claims that it will encourage the use of rooftop solar, when, in…

document January 13, 2016

Florida Faux-solar Amendment

This case challenges a utility sponsored faux-solar constitutional amendment that purports to establish the right to rooftop solar power while actually imposing regulatory barriers to solar installation, such as discriminatory rates.