04 Apr '11, 5am

Competitive market amendment offers reasonable balance for all types of renewable energy production in Florida.

The Florida Alliance for Renewable Energy (FARE), as part of the Distributed Energy Coalition, supports the amendment filed by Senator Altman which allows for a free and competitive market for the production and sale of renewable energy - giving businesses, farmers and individuals in Florida the chance to develop renewable energy projects through a distributed generation model. According to Mike Antheil, Executive Director of FARE “Distributed generation systems, if given the chance to sell the electricity that they produce to the energy grid at a competitive price, would attract massive private investments and lift significant burden off of the ratepayers of Florida. The private investment market is clamoring to invest in Florida, and Senator Altman’s amendment would open the door to let them in. This type of production would result in thousands of local jobs and keep mil...

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