By John Roberts
Published January 16, 2015
Solar power is affected by the Tea Party plus Green Tea Coalition in Florida
For Debbie Dooley, who’s the founder of the Atlanta Tea Party is leading the charge.
Leading the Charge
For it’s about being good stewards of our environment. Thereby craving energy freedom and choice. This is not a leftist issue. It’s not a radical right issue. It’s an American issue. These comments came from Dooley live on Fox News.
Under current Florida law, only utilities can sell electricity to customers. Businesses and homeowners can install solar panels on their properties. However, any excess electricity must be put back onto the grid.
Green Tea Coalition
The amendment this so-called “Green Tea Coalition” is aiming to put on the ballot would allow individuals or businesses with solar installations to sell power to tenants or neighbors. The Tea Party likes that idea. We should be able to sell our power that’s excess. For example, if a shopping mall owner put a large solar panel array on the mall roof. For they would be able to sell the electricity to the individual store tenants.
The law would also allow people to escape the big upfront costs. Those for installing solar and ending the prohibition on leasing solar panels.
Companies selling solar panels could put up an array. For example, say a hotel or parking lot, then lease the panels to the hotel. I mean for less than the cost of comparable electricity from the utility. That’s what we need to do for it to be palatable and profitable.
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