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  • I'm back -- blog returning soon

     
    I'm back from vacation but am dashing out to report a first-day-of-school column, so no new blog topics just yet. Be patient, there's a lot on the plate. Feel free to vent about whatever you want (especially the FPL......
  • FPL rate hike -- Company spins, regulators squirm

     
    As FPL???s proposed $1.3 billion rate-hike request enters the final two days of hearings in Tallahassee, the company is spinning and state regulators are squirming. The final vote by the Florida Public Service Commission won???t come until later in the......
  • FPL: We could raise rates before regulators act

     
    FPL isn???t happy that state regulators have extended rate-hike hearings and delayed a final decision on the $1.3 billion increase until Jan. 11. As the revised schedule was re-affirmed by the Florida Public Service Commission last Friday, an FPL...
  • Crist revamps PSC, but now what?

     
    U.S. Senate candidate Charl???, uh I mean, Gov. Charlie Crist did the popular thing today by re-shaping the Public Service Commission with two picks that could be more consumer-friendly. Crist gave current commissioners Matthew Carter and Katrina...
  • Hey Mother Nature: Enough with the freakin' heat!

     
    Memo to Mother Nature: Enough with the freakin??? heat already. It???s Columbus Day, and elsewhere that means glorious fall foliage, crisp days and warm mugs of apple cider. I gazed wistfully at my television yesterday as New England Patriots coach......
  • Obama energy grants: 'Looking forward'

     
    by Christi Parsons ARCADIA, Fla. -- President Barack Obama declared today that a "consensus is building" around climate-change legislation and characterized opponents as preoccupied with the past instead of a "clean energy future." Standing on the edge of...
  • Donations to 'green' causes become popular to offset carbon emissions

    It's a familiar sign in South Florida nowadays: "This event is carbon neutral." Organizers are donating money to compensate for the carbon dioxide emissions that their events produce, as participants travel by plane and car to attend and use...
  • What a shock: Florida Plunder & Loot strikes again

     
    Sorry about the late posts, but I???m all hot and bothered today. About politics. And power. As in electricity. First up, the news about FPL???s proposed 16 percent rate increase to cover rising fuel costs. Let???s just put it this......
  • Flooding nightmare: Beware the no-name storms

     
    I'm sitting here on my new lakefront property (glub-glub), having just waded in my flippers and snorkel to my submerged car (glub-glub), and I have to admit -- I'm somewhere between bemused and royally ticked. My Dania Beach neighborhood......
  • Bad signs for FPL

     
    You think Florida Power & Light Co. executives are a little nervous today? It's been chilly outside -- and all those heaters cranked up will be good for the utility's first-quarter bottom line -- but FPL execs have to be......
  • Rate deal gets monkey off utility's back

    Progress Energy agreed this week to freeze customers' base rates for three years, just months after losing a battle to increase bills by a record amount. The decision by Central Florida's largest investor-owned electric provider signals the company's...
  • PSC applicants include former football player, legislators and former regulatory employees

    A former professional football player, three state legislators and several current and former Public Service Commission employees are among 61 people who have applied for two open seats on the PSC, which regulates Florida utilities. The PSC Nominating...