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Florida Utilities Drag State Efficiency Ranking Down

This post was co-authored by Brandi Colander, NRDC, and John D. Wilson, former Deputy Director for Regulatory Policy at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Will the Florida Public Service Commission Stick with the Status Quo on Efficiency?

This blog was written by John D. Wilson, former Deputy Director for Regulatory Policy at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Pay now for what you might get later

Last Wednesday, the St. Petersburg Times recognized the "Powerful Savings" available to Florida by investing in conservation. Yet the chief obstacle to conservation remains Florida's commitment to overinvest in nuclear power. Even…

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Duke Announces Solar on Customer Rooftops

This blog was written by John D. Wilson, former Deputy Director for Regulatory Policy at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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TVA making efforts to keep public engaged in planning process

As you probably know, TVA is currently engaged in a resource planning process that will shape how TVA meets future energy needs in the Tennessee Valley over the next 20 years.  While…

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Energy efficiency, next up at the Florida Public Service Commission

This blog was written by John D. Wilson, former Deputy Director for Regulatory Policy at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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When Power Interest and Public Interest Collide in Florida

It has been a great disappointment but not a surprise to watch the veil of utility regulation pulled back in Florida. The Florida Public Service Commission is the state agency entrusted with…

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Climate Change and Peak Oil, Two Problems with One Solution

While reading about peak oil recently, it became clear to me why peak oil advocates and climate action advocates should be natural allies.  While the challenges of peak oil may be different…

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Clean energy competitiveness, by the numbers

This blog was written by John D. Wilson, former Deputy Director for Regulatory Policy at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Will Florida choose a high-cost energy future?

August 2009 was busy in Tallahassee for Florida utilities. With lots of attention from the media, early in the month, Gov. Charlie Crist and the Cabinet approved new nuclear reactors for Progress…