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Duke Energy is closing its Crystal River nuclear power plant. More than 600 people may lose their jobs.
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.
Progress Energy Florida and the SunSense solar energy program awarded UF with a new solar photovoltaic system.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]