July 22, 2014

Energy & Utilities

'Petroleomics'

An FSU professor's technology helps oil companies work more efficiently. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2008

Florida's Economy: How Bad Is It?

Florida is hurting: A regional look at the rough patches and bright spots. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2008

Trendsetters: Utilities, Telecom

Eric Silagy, Florida Power & Light; Michelle Robinson, Verizon; Clint Bullock, Orlando Utilities Commission Read more »
Published on 10/1/2008

Northwest: Striking Gold with Green

Alternative fuels and steady growth keep Northwest Florida's economy humming. Read more »
Published on 9/24/2008

South Central / Heartland: Powering Florida's Future

Energy sector emerges as driving force in affordable, accessible heartland. Read more »
Published on 9/24/2008

Infrastructure: Growing Stronger and Greener

Florida’s balanced approach meets today’s energy demands with an eye on tomorrow’s needs. Read more »
Published on 9/24/2008

Florida's Green Advantages

Gas prices are rising, sea levels may be next; but also emerging is a multitude of statewide, innovative responses to environmental challenges from Florida's green warriors, public and private. Not only are they trying to do the right thing; many also are Read more »
Published on 9/1/2008

Multimedia: Sources of Biofuel

You may be surprised what researchers are concocting these days for sources of biofuel — like manure and citrus waste. Watch this presentation for an inside look into ethanol and biodiesel. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

Incinerating Garbage, the High-Tech Way

Geoplasma aims to vaporize 1,500 tons of waste a day with its hotter-than-the sun plasma torch. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

Ethanol: Miracle or Mistake?

Florida is sinking millions into ethanol research and grants. But nobody is even close to making it profitable. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

Wastewater Plant Will Power Itself

A small wastewater treatment plant in Sanford will become the first in North America to use a new “gasifier” to convert biosolids into clean energy that will help power the facility. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

Desal Plant Takes Next Step

Now that the plant is working, it’s attracting flocks of curious visitors, including water agency managers from around the world. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2008

Creating a Carbon Trading Hub

The global carbon-trade market is growing fast, with a 2007 cash value of $60 billion, up about 80% from $33 billion in 2006, according to Point Carbon consulting group. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2008

Gauging Florida's Future in Ethanol

And it looks good. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

Solar Energy Generated from Billboards?

Lamar Advertising Co. and Gulf Power Co. have teamed up for solar lighting research that could funnel solar energy from hundreds of billboards into Florida power grids. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2008

Energy 2008

The state is taking a clean and green approach to energy policy. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2008

Opening the Gate for Ethanol

Gate Petroleum Co. of Jacksonville's $90-million terminal is a first in Florida designated primarily for biofuels. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

Historical Find: 18th Century Water Works

Carl Halbirt, St. Augustine’s archaeologist, has discovered a 1700s water system believed to be the first public works project in the state since European settlement. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

Rain on the Roof

Florida Trend has written a lot about water in Florida for the past several years, and some of that professional focus spilled over into a personal trip I made this summer to Bermuda. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Taking Liberties

Liberty Power capitalizes on competitive electricity markets in other states. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

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