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JEA eyes solar farms and new natural gas plant in coming years

Published on December 27, 2022 at 10:23 am

As utilities roll out plans for how they will cut back on greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change, JEA has been meeting with representatives of businesses, nonprofits, local governments, and environmental groups to forge a plan for how it will produce electricity in the decades to come.

It’s a mix of perspectives that’s guaranteed to generate live-wire debate.

“We have never had a dull meeting,” Laura Marshall Schepis, chief external affairs officer, told the JEA board’s Finance Committee during a recent update on the plan.

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