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  • Renewable industry: State going backward

    Renewable industry: State going backward
    We've heard plenty of lip service when it comes to renewable energy in this state, and the talk at the Florida Energy Summit this week starring Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam wasn't any different. In fact, Putnam, who now oversees the state...
  • Bill McCollum: Familiar face angling for big breakthrough

    TALLAHASSEE — He's virtually a household name in Florida politics. Attorney General Bill McCollum's current stint as Florida's top lawyer is the latest stop in a three-decade political career that began with his 1980 election to Congress from...
  • Apparent lightning strike destroys DeBary church

    An apparent lightning strike destroyed a well-known DeBary church tonight, sending huge fireballs into the sky. First Presbyterian Church at 267 E. Highbanks Road caught fire about 9:40 p.m. Witnesses said they heard a loud clap of thunder and saw...
  • Environmentally conscious tenants want green buildings

    Green is the color for commercial construction in Central Florida these days. Offices, schools, apartments and mixed-use towers that use less energy and soften their footprint on the environment are in. Energy-gobbling properties that need lots of...
  • 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...
  • Nuclear plant shutdown saps some of Disney World’s power

     
    Problems at a nuclear power plant on Florida’s Gulf coast have created a bit of a headache for Walt Disney World. Progress Energy’s nuclear plant in Crystal River has been shut down since late last year, after workers in the midst of a maintenanc...
  • Find out if you qualify for EnergyWise

     
    Fellow frugee Margaret just signed up for EnergyWise with Progress Energy.  When demand is dangerously high and there could be a blackout, the devices they install on her AC, pool pump and water heater will shut those appliances down for a short period...
  • Senate votes down new PSC members

     
    Well, it looks like the big electric companies got their wish. According to a post by the Miami Herald and St. Petersburg Times, the Senate voted against the confirmations of the newest members of the Public Service Commission, the body that regulates ...
  • Crist’s PSC picks learn what happens when you mess with the bull

     
    By Julie Patel, Tallahassee Bureau The Florida Senate on Tuesday refused to confirm two of Gov. Charlie Crist's appointees to the Public Service Commission. The Senate voted against confirming commissioners David Klement of Bradenton and Benjamin “...
  • Maxwell: Big money, big access, local pols

     
    Sentinel columnist Scott Maxwell spent some time combing over Florida politicians' campaign coffers and produced this take: There's a saying in politics: Follow the Money. Well, I did. And while combing through hundreds of pages of the most recent...
  • 10 ways to save money in the kitchen

     
    Sure, you can save money at the grocery store, but don't forget to pinch pennies when it comes to electricity. Here are some tips from Progress Energy Florida. Pick the right pot. Match your pot size to the burner because heat is lost when small pots...
  • Dawson: Solar (rebate) eclipse?

     
     Reader Diane – aka Silly Dilly – offered this report. Not the first I've received about the state (apparently) running out of rebate money for solar heating units. I'm checking it out. Now heeeere's Silly: Last year I bought a solar hot...