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  • Arbitrary mandates hinder smart conservation: Front Burner

    At Florida Power & Light Co., we take pride in helping Florida compete in a challenging global economy. In a world that is ever changing, we work hard to deliver electricity to millions of Floridians around the clock through all kinds of weather. We...
  • No: Efficiency cuts pollution, costs: Front Burner

    The Florida Energy Office — led by Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam — weighed in on conservation goals for the big utilities at the Florida Public Service Commission this week. Utilities are regulated by the PSC, which takes its marching...
  • Innovative sewage plant in Sanford closes, lays off 15

    Innovative sewage plant in Sanford closes, lays off 15
    An innovative sewage-processing company in Sanford has closed its doors suddenly and filed for bankruptcy, leaving the cities of Sanford, Ocoee and Winter Springs to find new disposal methods. Since 2009, Maxwest Environmental Systems had been...
  • Neighbors concerned about power plant's water use in McHenry County

     Neighbors concerned about power plant's water use in McHenry County
    Neighboring mayors and environmentalists expressed concerns but withheld judgment Wednesday about a proposed gas-fired power plant in far northwest suburban Oakwood Hills. The main concern was that the generating plant might draw too much groundwater...
  • Panasonic to invest $200-300 million in Tesla battery plant: source

    Panasonic to invest $200-300 million in Tesla battery plant: source
    (Reuters) - Panasonic Corp plans to initially invest about 20 billion to 30 billion yen ($200-300 million) in Tesla Motors Inc's planned lithium-ion battery plant in the United States, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The Japanese...
  • Stockton emerges as state's leading contender for Tesla battery factory

    Stockton emerges as state's leading contender for Tesla battery factory
    The San Joaquin Valley city of Stockton has had it rough. It's been plagued with soaring home foreclosures, a municipal bankruptcy and 10%-plus unemployment. Now, locals are hoping that their luck might change. Their guarded optimism centers on...
  • Power plants coming to electricity-hungry region

    Power plants coming to electricity-hungry region
    Developers haven't built a new power plant of any significance in Maryland for over a decade — one reason the state imports more electricity than almost any other in the country, racking up extra charges for consumers. But change is coming. Two...
  • Tesla tax break for building battery factory buried in aerospace bill

    Tesla tax break for building battery factory buried in aerospace bill
    Gov. Jerry Brown has quietly approved a potential property tax break for electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. in hopes of enticing the high-tech, Palo Alto company to build a giant battery factory in California. The potential savings is buried in...
  • L.A. leaders focusing on groundwater treatment in bond discussions

    L.A. leaders focusing on groundwater treatment in bond discussions
    When the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power announced last year an ambitious groundwater treatment program for the contaminated San Fernando Basin, the agency had its eyes on a state water bond for crucial funding to get the project built. So...
  • California man sentenced to 15 years for corporate spying on DuPont

    A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a California chemical engineer to 15 years in prison and fined him $28 million after his rare economic-espionage conviction for selling China the technology that creates a white pigment. U.S. District Judge...
  • The long journey of 'local' seafood to your plate

    The long journey of 'local' seafood to your plate
    Another glorious Golden State summer is upon us. San Joaquin Valley peaches are at their height and rolling in to farmers markets from Silver Lake to Mar Vista. Alice Waters' foragers are plucking Napa zucchini blossoms for the chefs at Berkeley's Chez...