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Energy & Utilities

The Supply Side - Florida's Electric Utilities

Chart showing who Florida's utility companies are Read more »
Published on 1/1/2011

The Supply Side - Profile on Energy in Florida

Florida's total power consumption: 226,172 million kilowatt hours, ranking the state third nationally, behind Texas and California Read more »
Published on 1/1/2011

Energy on Ice

The side effects of the Gulf oil spill could include pushing a potential new source of energy into the spotlight Read more »
Published on 9/1/2010

Methane Hydrates

Methane Hydrates by the numbers Read more »
Published on 9/1/2010

Bonds are Forming Between Schools

Rollins College and Fern Creek Elementary have a special relationship in Central Florida. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2010

2010 Economic Yearbook: Signs of Life

Florida's economy finally has a pulse again. Layoff notices are down; temp hiring is up. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2010

Piping in Gas as Our Demand Rises

Plans for an offshore port to transport liquefied gas to Port Manatee Read more »
Published on 2/1/2010

Biofuel Boost in Indian River County

Big plans at New Planet Energy and Ineos Bio Read more »
Published on 2/1/2010

Fla. Newsmakers of 2009

People who made an impact in business, economy, science, environment, government, education, sports, philanthropy, media and our fallen soldiers. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2010

Swapping Carbon

With a mandatory cap-and-trade system for carbon emissions likely, some Florida businesses are looking for an edge -- and profits -- by trading in voluntary markets. But those markets, some, say, are still in a 'wild, wild west' stage. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

Green Jobs on Horizon for Jacksonville

Northeast Florida has part of the answer, thanks to Jacksonville non-profit job agencies that have hooked up with the private sector to train local laid-off workers as solar energy installation and maintenance technicians. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

Intelligent Use of Water in Naples [Video]

Naples Botanical Garden, a 170-acre oasis that opens to the public next month, beat out organizations from around the country to win the Intelligent Use of Water Leadership Award at the 2009 WaterSmart Innovations conference in Las Vegas last week. Read more »
Published on 10/14/2009

Energizing Prosperity

Florida meets present demands and future needs with a diversity of fuel sources. Read more »
Published on 9/24/2009

Counting Carbon in Highlands County

John Alleyne thinks Highlands County, already known for its 450,000 acres of prime agricultural lands, has the potential for at least one more significant crop: Carbon credits. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2009

Ethanol Production May Consume Too Much Water

A new UF study raises concerns about ethanol's water demand in Florida. Four crops under consideration are very thirsty. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2009

Mapping a Greener Economy

CFO Alex Sink's former deputy chief of staff, Kathy Baughman McLeod, aims to help businesses understand and benefit from efforts to curb carbon emissions. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2009

Spin Battery Could Revolutionize Energy

Imagine an iPod or laptop battery that could be recharged, without a cord, simply by holding it near a magnetic field. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2009

Babcock Ranch Powered Only By the Sun?

The planned Babcock Ranch will be powered entirely by solar power, the town’s developer has announced. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2009

Wave of Hope for FAU's Ocean Turbines

Florida Atlantic's ocean energy research center envisions creating energy via underwater turbines but is having trouble getting a permit. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2009

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