Articles in Category: 'Babcock Ranch'

By: Nancy Smith | Posted: March 8, 2012 3:55 AM
Watch your wallet Thursday when the Senate is due to take up SB 2094, Adam Putnam's hard-fought-for energy bill.
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 27, 2011 3:55 AM

Florida's renewable energy bright lights -- feeling frisky Wednesday during the first day of the Florida Energy Summit -- took turns describing feats of new-energy derring-do just over the next horizon.

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By: Lane Wright | Posted: October 14, 2010 4:05 AM


In the struggle to develop and implement sustainable energy systems in Florida, Babcock Ranch might appear to some to be a shining hope. But buried below glossy images and well-produced concept videos, you'll find underdeveloped science and political hesitation that may prevent the project from living up to it's high expectations.
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By: Syd Kitson | Posted: July 19, 2010 4:05 AM
As part of our ongoing commitment to bringing the jobs and environmental benefits associated with clean energy to Southwest Florida, Kitson & Partners recently joined the ranks of Citizens for Clean Energy, a new coalition dedicated to educating and working with lawmakers to support policies that will advance the clean-energy jobs and technologies that will kick-start Florida’s economy and bring an entire industry to the state.
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: July 12, 2010 4:05 AM
After business executives, deal-makers, politicians and academics had their say at the Florida Energy Summit last week, rank-and-file Floridians spoke out. Many weren't impressed.
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: June 17, 2010 8:15 PM

Hoping to push lawmakers into a cleaner, renewable future, a new business group announced Thursday that it will convene a Florida Energy Summit July 8 in Orlando.

Citizens for Clean Energy -- a coalition of businesses, educational institutions and community groups -- will host the conference at the Orlando World Center Marriott. State Senate President-designate Mike Haridopolos will moderate discussions on clean energy and future energy policy.

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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: April 15, 2010 12:37 AM
Generating 700 megawatts of increased solar-power output would create 40,000 jobs and expand economic activity in Florida by $8.1 billion, a new study says.

The report by the Washington Economics Group helped to fuel support for Senate Bill 1186, which the Senate Energy Committee passed Wednesday.
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