Politics

Help design a 30-year energy plan for our city.

September 8, 2010 // 0 Comments

Design our energy future Sarasota Power needs you to help design a 30-year energy plan for our city. Right now, the City of Sarasota has to decide whether or not to renew a 30-year agreement with Florida Power and Light (FPL).  In addition to the FPL franchise agreement, the city of Sarasota is also considering owning and operating a municipal utility, purchasing our energy from some other source, or just operating without a franchise agreement. […]

30 years is a very very long time when it comes to energy!

August 23, 2010 // 1 Comment

Here is a story that I like to tell to help put things in a new perspective: 30 years ago, the pinnacle of computer technology was a company with three initials – let’s call them XYZ.  With their computers that filled large rooms that required air conditioning along with dozens of fans to cool these giant pieces of equipment, everyone knew that XYZ was the company to work with when it came to the information highway.  After all, […]

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