ORLANDO SENTINEL: 'Little guy' might upset utilities' ploy for solar

ORLANDO SENTINEL: November 3, 2016. Written by Paula Dockery.

Could David actually beat Goliath in Florida's political arena?

Amendment 1, the deceptive utility-backed solar amendment, looked certain for passage this November. Voters who were polled overwhelmingly supported the amendment, mistakenly believing it was pro-solar.

True solar proponents were outgunned. The powerful and deep-pocketed group behind Amendment 1 was brilliantly devious in crafting the amendment language, which squeaked by Florida Supreme Court review on a 4-3 vote. Also, the backers had $22 million to spend.

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