Articles in Category: 'Biomass'

By: Nancy Smith | Posted: April 28, 2014 3:55 AM

Charlie Crist can't stop telling his audience what they want to hear, even when it's so full of baloney he should pass out napkins first.

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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: Kenric Ward | Posted: November 11, 2010 4:05 PM
Floridians are willing to pay slightly more for utilities if more of that power comes from renewable sources, a TaxWatch-sponsored poll says.
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By: Alex Tiegen | Posted: May 28, 2010 12:10 AM
The pursuit of a wood-burning biomass power plant that could generate 100 megawatts of electricity for Gainesville overcame a major hurdle Thursday.

After a lengthy debate, the Florida Public Service Commission approved the Gainesville Renewable Energy Center by a vote of 3-2.

The high-profile project is a step forward in supporting renewable energy development in the state, the commission decided in its need-determination hearing, despite uncertainty about its impact on rate payers.
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Florida Minute with Joe Treshler
POSTED: July 20, 2010
By: Kenric Ward | Posted: July 9, 2010 4:05 AM

While BP's oil gusher is an unmitigated disaster for the Gulf of Mexico, a Clean Energy Summit in Orlando warned Thursday that Florida has a power crisis in the making.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: April 28, 2010 12:02 AM

Few spectacles these past two months have been as nauseating as Big Power’s goose-stepping march through the Florida Legislature.

Actually, I've known whole countries that put up a lustier fight against the enemy than this group of grasping lawmakers did to protect Florida's long-suffering energy consumers.

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