© 2023 All Rights reserved WUSF
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Report: Florida Struggles To Change To Clean Energy

Mike's Photos
Credit Mike's Photos / Pexels

Florida is leading the way in new energy alternatives, but also lagging behind on some major efficiency standards.  

A new report released by the Environment Florida Research & Policy Center, shows the state is both a leader and lagger in the new wave of clean energy.

According to the report, Florida ranks 4th in electric vehicle sales and installed the 2nd most publicly available charging stations in the nation.But Florida ranks near the bottom of states for energy efficiency savings, meaning the state uses more traditional energy to provide services than that of green energy alternatives.


St. Petersburg, Sarasota and Orlando are committing to completely power city operations with renewable energy in the future.


Copyright 2020 WFSU. To see more, visit WFSU.

AnnMarie Welser is a Multimedia Reporter for WFSU News. AnnMarie is a Chicago native and a recent graduate of The Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri. She formely worked for NowThis News, KCPT, EURACTIV and the National Newspaper Association. She is a Beyoncé and Oprah enthusiast. Follow AnnMarie Welser on Twitter: @annmarieW96
WUSF 89.7 depends on donors for the funding it takes to provide you the most trusted source of news and information here in town, across our state, and around the world. Support WUSF now by giving monthly, or make a one-time donation online.