Jacksonville is making efforts to increase its resilience to extreme weather events, but is doing nothing to address global warming, the driver of such weather events. Denial of this reality threatens to degrade the quality of life throughout the region.
The Sierra Club performed a comprehensive analysis of the long-term plans of utilities across the nation to assess their commitment to transition from dependence on fossil fuels to renewable energy sources. The 2022 version of this report was recently released and reveals JEA received a D grade. Read the report for more information.
By Brendan Rivers
As we prepare for the impacts of Hurricane Ian this week, our public utility, JEA, says it’s ready for the storm despite supply chain challenges. Beyond hurricane season, here’s what else JEA CEO Jay Stowe is planning.
By David Bauerlein
This Florida Times Union article examines and explains recent efforts and failures by JEA to increase its renewable energy sources through solar farms. It also identifies challenges faced by the utility in making this transition.
By Rain Henderson
In this FolioWeekly article describes aspect of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and the implications for Jacksonville. It illustrates the many opportunities the act provides and the need for the city to make strategic moves to capitalize on the many financial benefits it affords.
By Renata Di Gregorio
Environmental groups want JEA and the city of Jacksonville to commit to using 100 percent renewable energy by 2050. Will JEA commit?