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Supreme Court OKs Solar Ballot Proposal

Apr 3, 2016

Floridians will get a chance this fall to put solar-energy regulations into the state Constitution.

The Florida Supreme Court, in a 4-3 ruling, found that the wording of a controversial ballot initiative backed by major utilities meets the legal standards to go before voters in November.

Solar Initiative Tops Petition Threshold

Jan 25, 2016
AP

A group backing a solar-energy ballot initiative has submitted enough valid petition signatures to take the issue to voters in November --- but still needs approval from the Florida Supreme Court for the proposed ballot wording.

'Smart Solar' Court Decision To Come After Feb. 1

Dec 22, 2015
Wikimedia Commons

A group spearheading a solar-energy initiative for the 2016 ballot has submitted more than 475,000 petition signatures to the state --- but faces a wait before finding out if the Florida Supreme Court will sign off on the proposal.

Solar Advocates Eye 2018 For Ballot Initiative

Dec 21, 2015
Wikimedia Commons

Solar advocates say they are not giving up their campaign for a state constitutional amendment making the energy more available but now are looking beyond 2016 to 2018.

Floridians for Solar Choice is uniting an unlikely crew in support of their 2016 ballot initiative.