Florida Utilities Want to Slash Already Paltry Efficiency Goals

Utilities will ask PSC for permission to gut energy-saving goals

Tampa Bay Times, July 19, 2014

Florida’s big public utilities spend very little on energy conservation. On Monday, they will ask state regulators for permission to spend even less.

The state’s energy future depends almost exclusively on construction of expensive new power plants, the utilities argued in preparation for the Public Service Commission hearing and in their previous public statements.

The utilities see little merit in any other strategy.

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