The Big Story: January 10, 2021

Solar-produced electric energy is expected to account for 30 percent of FSU's consumption in the next year. That’s a five-fold leap from 2018 when solar accounted for about 6 percent. FSU will draw that power from one of the city's two solar farms. (Photo courtesy of the City of Tallahassee)
Solar-produced electric energy is expected to account for 30 percent of FSU's consumption in the next year. That’s a five-fold leap from 2018 when solar accounted for about 6 percent. FSU will draw that power from one of the city's two solar farms. (Photo courtesy of the City of Tallahassee)

As part of the university’s strategic plan to make solar-generated electricity account for 20% of its overall consumption, Florida State University has updated its agreement with the City of Tallahassee’s Solar Program to double the amount of solar-generated electricity the university can draw from the city for the next 15 years. Read more …

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