April 17, 2014

Energy & Utilities

Starter Fuel

Ethanol's on the way, but it will take awhile to get here and won't help Floridians cut their gasoline consumption substantially for years. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

Hydrogen Help

The University of Central Florida has secured $7.4 million from NASA for another year of research into ways to use hydrogen as fuel. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Power Upgrade

Florida Power & Light Co. has announced a 10-year multimillion-dollar plan to upgrade its system and protect it from hurricanes. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

New Nukes

In Florida and the nation, nuclear power is poised for a comeback -- and so far no one seems to mind. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Cutting-Edge Coal

Four Florida power suppliers looking to diversify fuel sources away from natural gas and oil have started the permitting process for construction of a $1.5-billion, 800-megawatt coal-burning power plant in rural Taylor County. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

The Nuclear Option

After a dramatic increase in natural gas prices, encouragement from President Bush and new tax incentives, Florida's electric utilities are planning a new generation of nuclear power plants in Florida. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Florida's Hydrogen Highway

In the two years since the launch of H2 Florida, the state has taken a leadership role in hydrogen technology. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

An Element of Hope

Florida, not known as a high-tech haven, has quietly positioned itself on the cutting edge of hydrogen-fuel technology. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

Fueling An Interest

While Florida ranks third in the nation in gasoline consumption, it's one of only 14 states where drivers can't choose a cleaner-burning and cheaper mix of gasoline and ethanol. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2005

Coming Clean

In 1999, Tampa Electric's "dirty dinosaurs" were working overtime to feed the energy demands of a booming Hillsborough County. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2005

Garbage In, Energy Out

With oil hovering near $60 a barrel and interest in energy independence growing, renewable energy sources are back in fashion. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2005

Unfiltered

Florida's rapid growth threatens to tap out Florida's water supply. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

High Energy

Gulf Power CEO Susan Story has had a quick rise to statewide visibility that's rare for both women in Florida and executives from her region of the state. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2005

Stirrings on the Water Front

A skirmish over water in southwest Florida may offer a good preview of bad things to come in Florida. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2005

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Okeanos Explorer 2014

NOAA's ship, Okeanos Explorer, carrying scientists and the ROV Deep Discoverer (D2), has arrived at site “Northwest Gulf Mid-Depth." Today (4/17/2014), the ROV will visit two Monterrey shipwrecks. Deployment of the ROV is planned for 0930 Eastern, arriving at the seafloor around 1030. Click above to watch the adventure unfold or go here for more info.

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