George Cavros

Florida Energy Policy Attorney

George joined SACE in April 2013. His focus is on advocating for state policies that sustainably ramp-up energy efficiency programs by Florida’s power companies, and that encourage meaningful renewable energy development in the state. He oversees SACE’s work in Florida and serves as the organization’s legal counsel in the state. George worked with SACE as a consultant / attorney for 6 years prior to joining the staff full time. George previously worked as Florida Representative for the National Environmental Trust on campaigns to defeat attempts to weaken landmark federal environmental laws and worked to promote federal policy to address the challenge of climate change. Prior to that, George clerked with the US EPA Stationary Air Enforcement Division. George is active in the south Florida community and serves on the Broward County Climate Change Task Force. He earned his JD with honors from Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center. He also enjoys his work as an adjunct professor of Energy Law.

George's Recent Posts

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JEA Demand: Protect Customers, Stop Gambling on Vogtle Nuclear Reactors

In Kenny Rogers' song, The Gambler, the secret to success is knowing when to hold your cards and knowing when to fold ‘em. JEA has concluded that the Vogtle reactors are a bad hand for its…

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Florida Kids Shouldn't Have to Litigate to Force Adults to Act on Climate

Kids shouldn’t have to go to court to get adults in Florida to act on climate change. Yet, that's what eight young Floridians have set out to do. Eight boys and girls,…

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Turkey Point Reactors: Negligence, Litigation, and a "Pause"

There are a lot moving parts when it comes to both the existing and proposed nuclear reactors at FPL’s Turkey Point plant in south Florida. It can be hard to keep track…

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News & Resources

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Green Choices: Saving You Money & Energy

For one of October’s Energy-Awareness-Month webinars in SACE's monthly webinar series, join our federal policy director Jennifer Rennicks for a broad look at how the right energy choices can help you be…

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Electric Vehicles Today

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) continues its webinar series with Electric Vehicles Today. Our webinars are your opportunity to directly engage with SACE staff and learn about emerging clean energy…

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Combined Heat & Power

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) continues its webinar series with a presentation on Combined Heat & Power: Introduction to the Technology and its Uses. Our webinars are your opportunity to…