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  • 10 ways to save money in the kitchen

     
    Sure, you can save money at the grocery store, but don't forget to pinch pennies when it comes to electricity. Here are some tips from Progress Energy Florida. Pick the right pot. Match your pot size to the burner because heat is lost when small pots...
  • Dawson: Solar (rebate) eclipse?

     
     Reader Diane – aka Silly Dilly – offered this report. Not the first I've received about the state (apparently) running out of rebate money for solar heating units. I'm checking it out. Now heeeere's Silly: Last year I bought a solar hot...
  • Update: Council recommends eight PSC candidates to governor

     
    The Public Service Commission Nominating Council voted Thursday to send eight names to Gov. Charlie Crist for two vacancies on the five-member board. The council interviewed 28 candiates and, according to an Associated Press report, settled on the...
  • How to tame your power bill during heat wave

     
    Wait till you get your power bill after this heat wave: We may see some cases of heat stroke! With that in mind, here are some money-saving, power-saving tips from Progress Energy: Raise the thermostat. When temperatures rise, many Floridians’ air cond....
  • Nancy Argenziano and Nathan Skop kicked off PSC

     
    Updated to include statement from Commissioner Nathan Skop: Former state Sen. Nancy Argenziano and Nathan Skop, two of the Public Service Commission's most vocal opponents of a push for big electric rate increases last year, had their applications for...
  • More on the PSC – Who will Crist choose?

     
    Gov. Charlie Crist must choose from a list of candidates for the Public Service Commission, which regulates electric, water and telephone rates, by the end of next week or the nominating council controlled by legislators will choose for him. In case you...
  • So far, hurricane-season awards go to . . . anyone else but us

    Fun is fun until your house gets hit by a tree. I ran outside, screaming in horror because I thought it squashed the air conditioner. It did not. The rest of the damage looked superficial, sort of a John Kerry Purple Heart wound. Quite frankly,...
  • Millions see familiar sight: Darkness

    Hurricane Frances cut electricity to an estimated 5 million people -- a quarter of them in Central Florida -- as it slogged across the state Sunday. Although lacking the sustained high winds of Hurricane Charley last month, Frances still plunged more...
  • Crews slowly light up Central Florida

    About two-thirds of Central Florida electric customers thrown into the dark by Hurricane Charley were back on line Tuesday as utility officials announced they had completed key repairs to a majority of their main power lines. That milestone cleared the...
  • 1.5 million without power in area

    More than 1.5 million Central Florida residents went to bed Saturday night without electricity to cool their homes, warm their showers or refrigerate their food. And as much as a week may pass before the last of them can turn the lights back on in the...
  • Get power company updates

    Check our list of power company Web sites to get the latest information about conditions in your area. - OUC - Latest outage updates - Florida Power & Light - Latest Central Florida-wide outage map - Progress Energy Florida - Kissimmee Utility...