Tampa Ranked #1 in "Solar Builder" Category

Tampa is the top "Solar Builder" ranking #1 in this category of the 66 cities surveyed in the "Shining Cities 2017" report written by Frontier Group and the Environment America Research & Policy Center for those cities with between 5 and 25 watts of installed solar PV capacity per person.  The complete report can be downloaded by clicking here or on the post title.

This is solid recognition of the continuing promise of this region and Florida to develop into a "Solar Leader" or even a "Solar Star."  However, in terms of total installed Solar PV on the ground, we have a long way to go to catch-up with the west coast!  Jacksonville leads the State of Florida with 25 MW of total installed Solar PV capacity followed by Tampa at 9 MW.  Not so much in the total scheme of all things "Solar."  Let us know your thoughts regarding how we become that "Solar Leader" or "Solar Star."

EPA Rescinds Effluent Limitations Guidelines Rule

As reported by Power Magazine, the EPA will review and reconsider revisions to the technology-based effluent limitations guidelines (ELG) and standards finalized by the Obama administration in September 2015.  Industry groups claim that the costs of compliance were grossly underestimated by the EPA, and that the rule would cause regulatory burdens, forcing plant closures and having a negative impact on jobs.  What do you think?

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"7 Challenges That Will Make You More Successful" via Huffington Post

This is a very interesting and spot-on article written by Dr. Travis Bradberry in the HuffPost. The takeway message is, “your success is driven by your mindset.” In addition to the seven points raised so insightfully by Dr. Bradberry, we’d add integrity, communication and family to the list to make it an even 10. Because without being an effective communicator with a strong moral compass and family support structure, we’d postulate that one cannot be truly successful. What do you think? We’d love to hear from you.

You can read the article here.