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Tea Party, Conservative Grassroots Groups Reject Florida Solar Power Amendment

After careful consideration at public meetings, multiple Tea Party and conservative groups have voted to oppose a Florida constitutional amendment giving the solar power industry special rights to sell power directly to electricity consumers and to utilities. These votes are a significant setback for the solar power industry in the state. When Floridians for Solar Choice (FSC) launched its initiative in January to place a proposed constitutional amendment on the 2016 ballot to allow nonutility...

Another Clean Coal Power Project on the Brink of Failure

Kemper County Mississippi is both one of the poorest places in America, and home to one of the most expensive power plants ever built, Mississippi Power's 582 megawatt clean coal power plant with carbon capture.  For Southern Company, owner of Mississippi Power, the federal government and the state of Mississippi, Kemper County Energy Facility was intended to be the showcase for multi-decade dream of “clean coal,” using technology to gasify coal for cleaner burning and capture its...

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