Articles in Category: 'Progress Energy'

By: Lane Wright | Posted: February 9, 2011 3:55 AM
 

For years, Florida lawmakers, energy producers and consumers have been interested in developing a renewable energy policy to help wean the state off fossil fuels, but despite their efforts, meaningful renewable policy has failed to make it to the governor's desk.

 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: February 15, 2011 3:55 AM
 

For years, proponents of renewable energy have lobbied for mandates to jump-start Florida's renewable market, but one investor-owned utility (IOU) sees a solar future, voluntarily.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: February 3, 2011 9:31 AM

Gov. Rick Scott's recall of 168 Charlie Crist appointees reflects the new governor's desire to reshape -- and perhaps prune -- Florida's regulatory apparatus.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: January 8, 2011 3:55 AM
 
Federal regulators are turning up the heat on Progress Energy's proposed nuclear power plant in Levy County.
 
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By: Michael Peltier News Service of Florida | Posted: October 30, 2010 4:05 AM
Florida’s two largest electric utilities reported on Friday that they have posted higher earnings for the third quarter 2010 compared to last year as both took advantage of favorable weather and improved economic conditions.
 
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By: Alex Tiegen | Posted: March 8, 2010 7:51 PM
 
You’ve probably never met J. R. Kelly. But in the past two years, he’s fought to keep your electricity bills low.

As the public counsel to the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC), Kelly represents state consumers in every case involving a request for a utility rate increase.

 
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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: 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: May 13, 2010 12:11 AM
 
Everyone knows that Gov. Charlie Crist's call for a special session on offshore oil drilling is pure politics. The issue gives Crist and lawmakers a high-profile platform to grandstand on an issue that inspires little debate.
 
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By: Keith Laing The News Service of Florida | Posted: May 4, 2010 12:06 AM
In its first hearing since the Florida Senate rejected two of its members, the Florida Public Service Commission heard arguments for and against a proposed biomass electricity plant in Gainesville.
 
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