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Lawmaker, utility talk about nuclear plant

Some critics claim Progress Energy’s proposed nuclear power plant in Levy County may not be built. WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend spoke with State Senator Mike Fasano about the potential future of the plant. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/FisanoQA.mp3|titles=FisanoQ&A] Despite the senator’s complaints, Progress Energy says it still plans on building the reactors. WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis  spoke …

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UF competes in Solar Decathalon

In an effort to find energy efficient alternatives, The University of Florida is participating in the Solar Decathalon. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jessica Becerra reports, the contest creates homes with clean energy technology. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/SolarDecathalonWrap.mp3]

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Solar Decathlon Europe heats up in Spain for UF students

This weekend, 31 University of Florida students are participating in an international solar energy competition. UF is one of 17 universities in the world to compete in the 2010 Solar Decathlon Europe. As WUFT-FM’s Erica Cordell reports, the goal of the ten day race is to finish a completely solar …

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