Solar Homes in Florida Hip, Hip, Hurray

Hold on, there is a catch.


There is always a catch in Florida.

Solar your home in Florida,

You still have to pay the Power Companies!

Not only that,

You stand a very good chance of losing your home!

You’re ‘Florida Republican Government’

and your power companies joined

(it is un-clear if money was exchanged)


To make sure that you never “Get Off Their Grid!”

To save all of that money that you are forced to give

to your power companies!


(it is un-clear if money was exchanged)


Don’t like it that I say,

‘Florida Republican Government’ ?

Help me Kick the bums out of office!




There are big dreams for some in Florida that with all the sunshine, you could power your home with solar panels and live off the grid.

A man in Leesburg has been doing it for years, generating more electricity from the sun than what he uses.

Unfortunately, for him, it is illegal.

Last year, the state mandated that all residents must be hooked up to a utility and water company.

Channel 9 anchor Jamie Holmes

takes a look at the little-known law

that’s preventing Florida residents

from unplugging from utility companies


how some are fighting back.

Watch this story

Thursday on Eyewitness News at 5 p.m.

Are Big Power Companies Pulling a Fast One on Florida Voters?

Utilities are backing a ballot measure

they claim is pro-solar.

Environmentalists say it’s anything but.


—By Tim McDonnell

| Mon Mar. 7, 2016 7:00 AM EST

Florida woman forced to use city utilities instead of private solar panels, rainwater

A Cape Coral, Florida woman living “off the grid” was ordered last week by a magistrate to hook up to utilities to comply with city codes or risk eviction from her home.

The proof that it works is in the Pudding, so to speak.

Does Solar really work?

See for yourself?

One year with solar energy at home: Mostly sunny!


One thought on “Solar Homes in Florida Hip, Hip, Hurray

  1. Pingback: Solar? – you never “Get Off Their Grid!” |

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