Articles in Category: 'Hypower'

By: Kenric Ward | Posted: July 7, 2010 8:10 PM

Organizers of a Florida Energy Summit convening in Orlando on Thursday say they aim to "educate policymakers and citizens on the urgency of clean energy."

One key target audience is the Florida Legislature, which summiteers hope will finally enact a renewable-energy bill.

Those hopes were energized when Senate President-designate Mike Haridopolis agreed to moderate a series of panel discussions at the daylong forum.

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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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