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  • PSC staff: FPL's base rate hike should have been higher

    PSC staff: FPL's base rate hike should have been higher
    State regulators say that Florida Power & Light should have received $117 million instead of the $75 million base rate hike approved in January. The Public Service Commission rejected most of FPL's record $1.27 billion rate hike request. But FPL said...
  • Lawmakers need to keep politics out of public counsel office

    There's something funny going on. At least that's the conclusion you might draw when you hear about what's happening to Florida Public Counsel J.R. Kelly. For the first time in recent memory, a sitting public counsel — the person appointed by...
  • Tourism slogan plays it safe

    Florida unveiled a new tourism slogan last week: "Your Florida Side is Calling." Not exactly knocking your socks off, is it? But then, my guess is the folks at DDB Miami, the advertising agency that devised the $6.1 million campaign for Visit Florida,...
  • FPL asks to lower cost of fuel and other expenses

    FPL asks to lower cost of fuel and other expenses
    Florida Power & Light
  • Could a nuclear crisis happen here?

    Could a nuclear crisis happen here?
    I understood the theory of what could go wrong in a nuclear power plant. Seeing it go wrong in Japan is another matter. It's also quite relevant, given plans by Progress Energy to build two more nuclear reactors on the state's west coast, about 90 miles...
  • Scott opposes FPL-backed renewable energy "tax"

    Scott opposes FPL-backed renewable energy "tax"
    Gov. Rick Scott opposes legislation that would allow utilities to charge customers for renewable energy projects, his office told the Sun Sentinel today. "One of Governor Scott's top priorities is protecting the taxpayer. Whether a tax comes in the...
  • How safe are state's nuclear plants?

    Nuclear power critics and federal lawmakers raised questions about the nation's power supply, including Florida's five nuclear reactors and proposals to build four new ones, in light of the crisis in Japan. Florida Power & Light, the state's largest...
  • What the business lobby wants

    What the business lobby wants
    The Florida Chamber of Commerce boasts that it spent $5.5 million last year to help elect 80 out of the 84 mostly Republican candidates it endorsed, including Gov. Rick Scott, all three Cabinet members and 76 lawmakers. What does the business community's...
  • Talking With ... Kenneth Ksionek: OUC chief goes for nuclear

    Talking With ... Kenneth Ksionek: OUC chief goes for nuclear
    Kenneth P. Ksionek, Orlando Utilities Commission general manager and chief executive officer since 2004, looks to balance slower growth with looming environmental regulations. He spoke with Sentinel staff writer Kevin Spear. CFB: Compare the size and key...
  • Company seeks to lead the way in electric-car charging options

    Company seeks to lead the way in electric-car charging options
    Andrew Gross, owner of seven Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar restaurants in Florida, realizes he is ahead of the curve in installing electric car recharging stations at two of his just-opened Orlando-area restaurants. But Gross, president and chief...
  • Program grows 418 jobs in state

    Program grows 418 jobs in state
    In exchange for a modest $1.4 million investment by the state, at least 418 jobs came out of a program that aims to help young Florida companies grow. That's only about $3,400 per job – or less than the cost of a weeklong Disney cruise to the...