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Florida regulators streamline energy efficiency goal-setting process as advocates push for broader reforms

March 8, 2023

As electricity prices rise consumer advocates in the Sunshine State are calling for more focus on energy efficiency, but they say the changes approved yesterday will not move the needle.

“We are still struggling to see how [the changes] meaningfully provide more transparency and clarity in the goal setting process itself,” George Cavros, Florida director and energy policy attorney at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, told regulators Tuesday at the PSC open meeting.

The PSC last updated Florida’s energy efficiency rules in the early 1990s, say experts.

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