Key West boat captain Billy Litmer sits at the helm of his solar-powered electric charter boat on a recent day in February 2019.
Key West boat captain Billy Litmer sits at the helm of his solar-powered electric charter boat on a recent day in February 2019. Gwen Filosa FLKeysNews.com
Key West boat captain Billy Litmer sits at the helm of his solar-powered electric charter boat on a recent day in February 2019. Gwen Filosa FLKeysNews.com

Gwen Filosa covers Key West and the Lower Florida Keys for FLKeysNews.com and the Miami Herald and lives in Key West. She was part of the staff at the New Orleans Times-Picayune that in 2005 won two Pulitzer Prizes for coverage of Hurricane Katrina. She graduated from Indiana University.