Hourly News Update
Tag Archives: Progress Energy
By Sanika Dange on February 7th, 2013 | Last updated: February 9, 2013 at 2:46 pm
Duke Energy is closing its Crystal River nuclear power plant. More than 600 people may lose their jobs.
By Grier Ferguson on February 6th, 2013 | Last updated: February 6, 2013 at 2:34 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.
By Sami Main on December 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 4, 2012 at 4:35 pm
Progress Energy Florida and the SunSense solar energy program awarded UF with a new solar photovoltaic system.
By Chip Skambis on November 28th, 2012 | Last updated: May 16, 2013 at 7:49 pm
Though recently approved to up-charge customers to finance nuclear plant repairs and construction, a spokesman for Progress Energy assures customers that their bills will not cost more, but actually less.
By Cameron Taylor on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:48 pm
A nuclear power plant license will be the discussion of a hearing Wednesday after two advocacy groups have contested the licenses. An expert review board will review the arguments and previous reviews of the application for nuclear reactor licenses.
By Cameron Taylor on October 8th, 2012 | Last updated: October 22, 2012 at 11:04 am
As a law allowing utilities to charge customers in advance for the construction of nuclear power plants is under review, the Levy County waits for approval from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a license to build a nuclear power plant.
By Christina Lob on August 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm
As Tropical Storm Isaac looms in the Caribbean, Florida is preparing for what may come. Predicted to become a hurricane, preparation has begun including potential power outages. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Christina Lob reports on Progress Energy’s plan.
By Donna Green-Townsend on June 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:55 am
Progress Energy officials say the slow-moving tropical system, Debby, is likely to cause multi-day outages. Crews have been battling the effects of the storm today and are preparing to repair additional damage on Monday as the Debby continues to pound [...]
By Blake Alderman on May 31st, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:06 am
The hurricane season does not offically begin until tomorrow, June 1st. However there have been two storms named already in 2012. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman reports area utilities encourage the public to be prepared now. Alachua County received some [...]
By Chip Skambis on May 1st, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:37 am
Progress Energy Florida may receive approval to increase rates for next year’s billing cycle. The increases will be a part of the utility’s “cost-recovery” measures, which is a fee placed on top of customer’s bills to pre-emptively fund their proposed [...]