April 23, 2014

Energy & Utilities

By the numbers: Paying for solar energy at a home or business

How long does it take to break even? Read more »
Published on 11/4/2013

Business Profile: Mr. Solar

As one of just a handful of trained solar-energy installers in Miami-Dade County, electrical contractor Kent Crook expects to reap the rewards if the PACE program booms. Read more »
Published on 11/4/2013

Homeowner finds going green will pay for itself - eventually

A 40-year-old, 4,000-sq.-ft. ranch-style home in the Miami area can cost a lot of money to cool... Read more »
Published on 11/4/2013

PACE setters: Agencies that handle PACE programs in Florida

All of the PACE programs in Florida handle the applications from property owners and determine whether the applicants are eligible. Read more »
Published on 11/4/2013

Slow PACE for energy efficiency retrofits

A program the state approved three years ago makes it easier and cheaper for consumers and businesses to pay for energy-efficiency retrofits. Why is it taking so long to get off the ground? Read more »
Published on 11/4/2013

Natural gas is key to Florida's power supply

But, are Florida's utilities putting too many eggs in one basket? Read more »
Published on 8/5/2013

Getting on board with CNG

Many commercial businesses and government agencies are already using energy-efficient natural gas vehicles to fuel their fleets. Some examples: Read more »
Published on 8/5/2013

CNG in Florida: Saddle Creek Logistics is ahead of the curve

Saddle Creek Logistics has 102 CNG vehicles operating in Florida. Read more »
Published on 8/5/2013

The CNG consumer market in Florida

The market for CNG as fuel for consumers' vehicles is expected to grow substantially over the next decade. Read more »
Published on 8/5/2013

Energy Companies in Florida

Investor owned utilities and non-investor owned utilities Read more »
Published on 8/5/2013

The CNG revolution in Florida

Compressed natural gas is catching on in Florida as a fuel for truck fleets - but obstacles to more widespread use remain. Read more »
Published on 8/5/2013

Infinite Energy: Best Large Company - No. 23

Best Large Company employees answer the question, "What do you like best about your company?" Read more »
Published on 7/25/2013

Car Charging Group

The largest public network of electric vehicle charging stations is based in Miami Beach... Read more »
Published on 7/17/2013

Tallahassee tung oil

Tung oil was first produced in the United States in Tallahassee 100 years ago, derived from the fruit of seedlings brought from China by a U.S. ambassador. Over the following... Read more »
Published on 6/19/2013

Fallout in Citrus County after the Crystal River Nuclear Plant closed

First, Duke Energy announced it would permanently close the damaged Crystal River Nuclear Plant rather than fix it, costing Citrus County 585 jobs. Read more »
Published on 6/13/2013

Video Q & A with Bo Davis from the Mosaic Company

An interview with Bo Davis, Senior Vice President of Phosphate Operations at Mosaic Read more »
Published on 4/9/2013

Flying high on renewable biofuel

When a Falcon 20 commercial jet flying over Canada's capital city of Ottawa recently logged the first-ever civilian flight powered by 100% renewable biofuel, the trip marked a triumphant conclusion to six years of research at the Panama City offices of Applied Research Associates. Read more »
Published on 3/21/2013

Florida Utilities: Death of the Buyout Clause

Attorney Thomas Cloud represented seven municipalities that fought to have purchase options in their power company agreements. Read more »
Published on 3/4/2013

A surge in interest for Florida's municipal utilities

For the first time since 1992, a Florida municipal utility may go into private hands. And it's not the only municipal in the state that has explored a sale. Read more »
Published on 3/4/2013

Adam Putnam on Florida's energy future

An interview with the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Read more »
Published on 8/7/2012

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