Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:
The Ocala Star-Banner on solar power in Florida:
The Sunshine State should be a leader in the use of solar power.
Florida has the greatest solar potential of any eastern state, yet its cloudier neighbors to the north do a much better job of tapping the sun to provide electricity. There are 9 million energy customers in Florida but fewer than 12,000 rooftop solar systems — as compared to more than 43,000 rooftop systems in New Jersey, which has half the population.
Taxes are among the barriers to expanding the use of solar power in Florida. The problem provided a rare opportunity for...