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2011-05-18 06:30:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Florida communities struggle to provide quality public services with ever-shrinking local government budgets, a newly formed Jacksonville-based research institute, led by senior executives and former local government officials, today announced plans for a trend setting one-day "Florida Privatization Conference" - the first of its type in the nation. For the first time in Florida history, local government leaders will join...

2011-05-10 11:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif. and JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- eMeter Corporation, a leader in Smart Grid management software, and JEA, the largest municipal electric utility in Florida, today announced that JEA is the recipient of eMeter's 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award. eMeter announced JEA's award at the 2011 eMeter Leadership Conference, taking place May 9-11, 2011 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. The conference brings together industry leaders in Smart Meter data...

2010-09-28 08:05:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) and JEA today hosted business, community and government leaders at the dedication of PSEG Jacksonville Solar, northern Florida's largest solar facility. PSEG Jacksonville Solar is a 15-megawatt facility consisting of 200,000 ground mounted solar panels situated on 100 acres in Jacksonville, Florida. On a sunny day the panels will produce enough emissions-free electricity to keep the lights on and air...

2008-09-16 18:00:17

By STEVE PATTERSON A complex and vastly expensive schedule of projects to help the St. Johns River's health in Northeast Florida is expected to be endorsed today by state and local agencies, utilities and representatives of business and citizen interests. Taxpayers and utility customers will spend more than $600 million for projects that could take 15 years to complete, including more than $160 million in work that is already finished. But that figure understates the final cost of the...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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