Florida Nuclear Utilities Trying to Kill Solar and Build Toshiba AP1000 Nuclear Reactors: Sunshine State or Glow in the Dark State – Florida Voters Choose Next Week

NUGen/Toshiba want to block the sun in Florida in order to build AP1000 reactors. The uranium for these reactors would come from Kazakhstan where Toshiba Westinghouse own mining interests.

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… Consumers for Smart Solar is funded by utilities and front groups seeking to prevent changes to state law that would open the solar market in Florida and specifically allow third party solar leases. Third party solar accounted for 72 precent of residential solar installed across the country in 2014. Instead, the utility-backed ballot initiative would continue to restrict the solar market in Florida by writing into the state constitution that homeowners and businesses cannot use third party solar leases” (Gabe Elsner, Energy and Policy Institute).
Funding to Consumers for Smart Solar for Amendment 1 as of Oct. 28, 2016, Energy and Policy Institute, CC-BY
Funding to Consumers for Smart Solar for Amendment 1 as of Oct. 28, 2016, Energy and Policy Institute

FPL and Duke have recently announced that they are moving forward with proposed Toshiba AP1000 Nuclear Reactors; Southern is currently trying to build one in Georgia. FPL and Duke are Florida’s two largest electric utilities:
October 31, 2016 — Florida’s two largest electric…

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