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


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

TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Supreme Court decision today is a blow to the future of rooftop solar power in Florida.

“This dirty political trick perpetrated by the giant utility corporations will now be on the ballot in November,” said Earthjustice attorney David Guest. “This amendment hoodwinks voters by giving the impression that it will encourage the use of rooftop solar when, in fact, it would do the opposite. If the Constitutional amendment passes, people who install rooftop solar could end up with higher utility bills than if they did not have solar.

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