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  • Renewable industry: State going backward

    Renewable industry: State going backward
    We've heard plenty of lip service when it comes to renewable energy in this state, and the talk at the Florida Energy Summit this week starring Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam wasn't any different. In fact, Putnam, who now oversees the state...
  • Here's an issue Progress-Duke and customers can agree on

    As a postscript to today's column about Progress-Duke Energy and Florida's Public Service Commission, here's an issue we can all agree on: It is in the best interests of not only Progress Energy Florida and new owner Duke Energy, but also consumers for...
  • Reader gets response (but no comfort) from Public Service Commission

    In a recent column about the Public Service Commission's soft-ball questioning of the new Progress Energy boss (Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers), I encouraged fuming readers to write to the commission and make their outrage known.  After all, it is the Public...
  • Yes, you can fight City Hall — and win

    There's something satisfying about watching somebody decide that they can fight City Hall. Maybe it's the idea that the little guy, if he tries hard enough, does stand a chance against the big-moneyed interests or a stubborn bureaucracy. Or perhaps we're...
  • CFB Top Employers 2012 footnotes

    Adventist: Excludes 2,954 per-diem workers; includes Florida Hospital system and several Adventist Care Center nursing homes. Comcast: Universal Orlando resort; excludes local cable-TV operations. Orlando Health: Excludes 1,632 per-diem workers; does...
  • Take Legislature, elections out of PSC process

    Take Legislature, elections out of PSC process
    We're supposed to believe that Florida's system for selecting the people who set our utility rates is fair and free of political meddling. That's a bigger fake-out than Manti Te'o's girlfriend. The Legislature controls the selection of Public...
  • Crystal River nuclear plant to remain shut down

     
    The ongoing saga of repairs at Progress Energy's nuclear power plant in Crystal River will continue as the company plans to further analyze damage to the reactor's containment structure. The plant was shut down for regular maintenance in September 2009...
  • Progress Energy wants customers to pay for nuke repairs

     
    By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Progress Energy could seek to pass along hundreds of millions of dollars in extra costs to customers because of a massive repair project at a Crystal River nuclear plant. Top Progress...
  • Osceola could land world’s largest solar farm

     
    This just in: Osceola County's one of four Florida counties in the running to host the world's largest solar farm, according to National Solar Power, a renewable energy firm headquartered in Melbourne, Fl. The $1.5 billion project should, according to the...
  • Progress gets quizzed over nuclear-plant timelines

     
    By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Progress Energy Florida faced two key questions Tuesday as it asked regulators to approve passing along about $140 million in nuclear costs to customers: Will it ever build two reactors in...
  • OCPS Foundation awards $115,000 in grants to 187 teachers

     
    This week, 187 teachers at 69 Orange County Public Schools are getting mini-grants for innovative projects, equipment and supplies from the Foundation for Orange County Public Schools. Grants will cover purchases including: -Inquiry-based lab stations...