by Julia Pyper
July 27, 2016

Florida is known as the Sunshine State, but it isn't known as the most accommodating place for the solar energy.

Florida doesn’t have a renewable portfolio standard, nor does it allow for power-purchase agreements -- two policies that have been key to advancing solar markets in many other states around the country.

The clean energy market in Florida has been growing even in the absence of these policy measures, but many in the state believe there’s an opportunity to do much more. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association,...