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SACE says it’s hopeful with Duke-Progress Energy merger

Monday, January 10, 2011

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The leader of a Southern regional environmental group that has been battling Progress Energy over energy conservation and a planned new nuclear plant in Levy County says it’s hopeful that the utility’s merger with Duke Energy will lead Progress to take more environmentally friendly positions. Duke Energy and Progress Energy on Monday announced the merger […]

Florida Cabinet approves Gainesville biomass plant

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

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A proposed wood-burning power plant in Gainesville that would be tied for being the largest of its kind in the nation was approved Tuesday by the governor and Cabinet. In their last meeting before leaving office, the four elected Cabinet members voted unanimously to approve a power plant construction and operating certificate as recommended by […]

Huge Florida biomass plant up for Cabinet vote

Monday, December 6, 2010

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Conceptual rendering of American Renewables proposed plant in Gainesville A proposed woody biomass electric plant that would be one of the largest of its kind in the nation could move a step closer to reality with a Cabinet vote on Tuesday. American Renewables and the city of Gainesville are proposing the 100-megawatt biomass plant on […]