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  • Valencia Community College gets air conditioning rebate

     
    You probably won't be able to tell Tuesday Рwhich is predicted to be The Coldest Day Since Time Began -  but the air conditioning at Valencia Community College works really well. So well,  in fact, that Progress Energy is giving the Orange...
  • Progress-Duke merger’s impact on Florida rates unclear

     
    Though not completely unexpected (word of a Progress Energy-Duke Energy merger had leaked out at the end of last week), the size of the new company to be created by the $13 billion deal announced this morning by the two giant utilities is still eye-...
  • Money-saving tips for doing laundry

     
    Everybody's frantic to save money, either by clipping coupons or turning off the lights when you leave a room. That said, here are 10 simple tips to save money and electricity on laundry day, courtesy of Progress Energy Florida: 1.††† Do full loads....
  • Duke, Progress still committed to nuclear

     
    The chief executive of Duke Energy, which is about to acquire Central Florida's largest power provider, Progress Energy, said Tuesday that the company's desire to build more nuclear plants in the wake of catastrophe in Japan is still strong. “Our...
  • More containment problems at Crystal River nuke? Hearing cancelled pending further checks

     
    By Kevin Spear, Orlando Sentinel Amid the nuclear disaster in Japan, U.S. officials announced today they have cancelled a public meeting to consider the much-awaited restart of Progress Energy’s Crystal River nuclear plant about 85 miles west of...
  • Crystal River nuclear plant to remain shut down

     
    The ongoing saga of repairs at Progress Energy's nuclear power plant in Crystal River will continue as the company plans to further analyze damage to the reactor's containment structure. The plant was shut down for regular maintenance in September 2009...
  • Progress Energy wants customers to pay for nuke repairs

     
    By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Progress Energy could seek to pass along hundreds of millions of dollars in extra costs to customers because of a massive repair project at a Crystal River nuclear plant. Top Progress...
  • Osceola could land world’s largest solar farm

     
    This just in: Osceola County's one of four Florida counties in the running to host the world's largest solar farm, according to National Solar Power, a renewable energy†firm headquartered in Melbourne, Fl. The $1.5 billion project should, according to the...
  • Progress gets quizzed over nuclear-plant timelines

     
    By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Progress Energy Florida faced two key questions Tuesday as it asked regulators to approve passing along about $140 million in nuclear costs to customers: Will it ever build two reactors in...
  • OCPS Foundation awards $115,000 in grants to 187 teachers

     
    This week, 187 teachers at 69 Orange County Public Schools are getting mini-grants for innovative projects, equipment and supplies from the Foundation for Orange County Public Schools. Grants will cover purchases including: -Inquiry-based lab stations...
  • PSC staff: FPL's base rate hike should have been higher

    PSC staff: FPL's base rate hike should have been higher
    State regulators say that Florida Power & Light should have received $117 million instead of the $75 million base rate hike approved in January. The Public Service Commission rejected most of FPL's record $1.27 billion rate hike request. But FPL said...
  • More nuclear power planned for Florida

    Customers of Florida's two largest power companies will have paid $772 million by the end of 2011 to produce more nuclear power - before any concrete has been poured. ††† The money has been plowed into planning the expansions. Florida Power & Light has...