November 1, 2014

Industry Outlook 2006 - Utilities

The Nuclear Option

A renewed call for energy independence spurs utilities to plan for nuclear plants.

Barbara Miracle | 1/1/2006
Fueling Florida
Sources of Energy Generation (2003)
Coal 33.1%
Natural gas 26.1%
Nuclear 13.5%
Oil 12.6%
Other (hydro, renewables, etc.) 14.8%
Source: Facts and Figures of the Florida Utility Industry, Florida Public Service Commission, March 2005
Florida's Investor-Owned Utilities (2004)
Utility
Customers
Florida Power & Light 4,165,557
Progress Energy Florida 1,517,942
Tampa Electric Co. 611,935
Gulf Power Co. 397,198
Source: Facts and Figures of the Florida Utility Industry, Florida Public Service Commission, March 2005
For more information: psc.state.fl.us/general/publications/reports.cfm

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JIM DICKENSON
JIM DICKENSON
CEO, JEA,
Jacksonville

Jim Dickenson, 54, who succeeded retired CEO Walt Bussells, is in his second year running the utility that serves 360,000 customers in the Jacksonville area and more than 80% of water and sewer customers in the area. He first joined JEA in 1973. This year, he will take the lead in planning for construction of the new North Florida Power Project, a $1.4-billion, 800-megawatt coal-fired power plant that will serve JEA as well as the Florida Municipal Power Agency and other utilities.

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