As a state we can not afford another BP oil spill. We should be investing in renewable energies.
Renewable energies do not contribute to additional heat trapping gasses in our atmosphere. They also create more jobs that are safer!
Have you heard of bills HB 1291/SB 1762. The measure directs the Office of Energy within the state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to create a unified plan to generate 100% of Florida's energy from renewable sources by 2050.
Solar-related jobs in Florida increased by 21% in 2018 to 10,358 - The Solar Foundation.
Using renewable electricity and improving energy efficiency reduces overall demand.
Clean energy creates jobs in construction and operations that employ people for 40 consecutive years.
Clean energy saves money on fuel costs, and reduces health care costs, paying for itself in just 3 years from health care and climate cost savings alone.
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