| Jan 23, 2015
| 12:00 PM
I'm glad reporter John Fritze pointed out President Barack Obama's interest in shaping the political agenda during his State of the Union Address ("Obama sounds populist themes in State of the Union," Jan. 20).
Regardless of whether we're talking...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 1:30 PM
A Florida Panhandle subsidiary of utility giant Southern Co. announced Thursday plans to partner with the U.S. military to build what would be the state's biggest solar project.
Gulf Power, Navy and Air Force officials said their partnership would...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 3:34 PM
Some of Florida's biggest utilities are backing away from helping customers use less electricity. So more than ever, according to consumer and energy-efficiency advocates, homeowners are on their own in battling power bills.
There are scores of options,...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 9:38 AM
Despite the criticism, the Florida Public Service Commission appropriately determined that existing energy conservation goals should be reduced because they were not cost effective for all customers.
Those who cannot afford the up-front investment, or...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 6:02 PM
This is the full text, as prepared for delivery, of President Obama's sixth State of the Union address.
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans:
We are fifteen years into this new century. Fifteen years that dawned...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 9:00 PM
If you could get rooftop solar panels at no upfront cost from an alternative energy provider and pay for the electricity produced, would you? If you could buy solar power from your landlord, condo association or neighbor, would you?
At this point you...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 10:11 AM
Fearing an oil spill in Cuban waters, U.S. officials have forged a bond with the Castro regime to preserve the threatened marine ecosystem that connects the island nation to the Florida coast.
The U.S.-Cuba agreement to move toward normal relations...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 10:00 PM
State lawmakers are preparing a sweeping package of bills that would fulfill several of Gov. Jerry Brown's climate change objectives by increasing California's reliance on renewable energy and alternative transportation fuels.
The proposals would also...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 9:57 AM
Doug Coward, 48, is the executive director of the Solar and Energy Loan Fund, which was founded with a U.S. Department of Energy grant and recently received a $100,000 grant from Orlando to open an office in the city. SELF provides low-interest loans...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 4:00 PM
The State Senate voted Friday to shield Virginia's largest electric company from five years' worth of key rate reviews, locking in most of Dominion Virginia Power's electricity rates for the period.
The bill was amended repeatedly Friday as senators...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 11:58 AM
The cloud computing arm of Amazon.com is teaming up with an energy company to build more than 60 wind turbines northwest of Lafayette.
The Journal & Courier reports Amazon Web Services announced a 13-year deal with Pattern Energy Group to construct...