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  • 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 will Florida nuclear power plants learn from Japan?

    What will Florida nuclear power plants learn from Japan?
    As federal regulators continue to look for lessons from Japan's nuclear disaster, critics are pleading for changes in three key nuclear emergency areas. It matters to Floridians because the state has five reactors, four of which are slated to expand,...
  • Workforce ends business deals with board members

    Workforce ends business deals with board members
    Workforce Central Florida, the region's publicly funded jobs agency, voted Wednesday to stop giving contracts to companies tied to agency board members. The board overhauled its policy governing the contracting process, forbidding for-profit companies...
  • 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...
  • More nuclear power planned for Florida

    Customers of Florida's two largest power companies will have paid $772 million by the end of 2011 to produce more nuclear power - before any concrete has been poured.     The money has been plowed into planning the expansions. Florida Power & Light has...
  • Crist revamps PSC, but now what?

     
    U.S. Senate candidate Charl???, uh I mean, Gov. Charlie Crist did the popular thing today by re-shaping the Public Service Commission with two picks that could be more consumer-friendly. Crist gave current commissioners Matthew Carter and Katrina...