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October 13, 2015

Energy & Utilities

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

Utilities & Energy 2009

For all the talk of going green, Florida's energy mix is still heavy on coal and natural gas. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2009

Gulf Drilling Endorsement -- with Strings

The Florida Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus has endorsed state and federal energy policies allowing production of oil and natural gas from existing leases at least 30 miles offshore in the Gulf of Mexico, if certain conditions are imposed b Read more »
Published on 1/1/2009

Energy Cost Challenges 2009

Florida CEOs were asked: Have increased energy costs had an impact on your company's bottom line? Read more »
Published on 1/1/2009

Orlando Flexes Its Solar Muscles

Orlando is establishing itself as a state leader in solar power usage but still has a way to go to keep pace with some U.S. states and other countries. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2008


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

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