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  • Why Germany outshines Florida on solar energy

    In Germany two weeks ago, we were impressed by the multitude of solar arrays along the Autobahn. They perched on the rooftops of homes, apartment buildings, barns, offices, shops, storage sheds and garages. They were in cornfields and pastures — any place with a southern exposure and space to spare.
  • Update power lines -- bury them

    I learned a long time ago that if you do something "on-the-cheap," someone always ends up paying for it in the long run. As an example: If I buy cheap shoes, they will end up hurting my feet and probably end up falling apart. But, that's on me. However,...

    Electricity usage on the decline in Orlando area homes

    Electricity usage on the decline in Orlando area homes
    Although the dog days of summer have air conditioners working extra hard, Central Florida homes are gobbling up less electricity than they did a few years ago. Proof came last week from Orlando's utility, which said the recent heat wave triggered record...

    Dynegy buying 3 more plants in Illinois as part of Duke, Energy Capital deal

    Dynegy buying 3 more plants in Illinois as part of Duke, Energy Capital deal
    U.S. power company Dynegy Inc. said on Friday that it would buy coal and gas generation assets from Duke Energy Corp. and Energy Capital Partners, in two deals totaling $6.25 billion. The acquisitions will nearly double Dynegy's generating capacity to...

    Leesburg commissioners vote to keep Fire Department

    Leesburg commissioners vote to keep Fire Department
    Leesburg city commissioners on Monday unanimously voted to keep their Fire Department rather than disbanding it and contracting with Lake County to provide service. Good? Bad? The answer remains to be seen. Leesburg in March asked the county to...