Florida officially enshrines solar tax break into law

Florida governor Rick Scott officially signed AB 90 into law on Friday – the bill that implement’s 2016 Amendment 4 by making solar and renewable energy equipment on commercial buildings exempt from property taxes for 20 years, beginning next year.

Florida legislature unanimously passes solar tax break

In a 33-0 vote, the Florida legislature has passed SB 90 – the bill that would implement Amendment 4 and make solar and renewable energy equipment on commercial buildings exempt from property taxes for 20 years, beginning in 2018.

FPL awards 600MW of EPC contracts

Florida Power and Light (FPL) has awarded the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts for eight 74.5MW projects.

FPL to develop 596MW portfolio of PV projects in Florida

Florida Power & Light Company, the largest generator of solar energy in Florida, announced Monday that it is planning to develop eight new universal solar projects in the state — with completion set for early 2018.