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Coalition to hold rally in St. Petersburg to promote solar energy

A coalition of almost two dozen groups plans to launch a campaign Wednesday that calls for more solar power in the Sunshine State, including replacement of some of Duke Energy's coal plants with sun-driven units.

Led by the Sierra Club, the organization, dubbed the Sunshine State Clean Energy Coalition, has scheduled a 10 a.m. rally in Williams Park across the street from Duke's St. Petersburg headquarters.

Among those scheduled to speak at the rally are City Council member-elect Darden Rice; Dr. Lynn Ringenberg, local president of the Physicians for Social Responsibility and Tim Heberlein, political director, Florida Consumer Action Network.

Coalition to hold rally in St. Petersburg to promote solar energy 11/11/13 [Last modified: Monday, November 11, 2013 2:27pm]
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