Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

U.S. Department of Energy

Personnel note: AT&T names Troy McNichols regional director of External Affairs

in Statewide/Top Headlines by

AT&T announced Monday that Troy L. McNichols will serve as its new Director of External Affairs for North and Central Florida. In McNichols’ new role he will lead a team responsible for representing AT&T with local governments in the region along with state lawmakers in Tallahassee. Prior to his promotion, McNichols worked as AT&T’s Regional Director of External Affairs for Central Florida. Before joining AT&T, the University of Central Florida alumnus held positions at the highest levels of government, including…

Keep Reading

FPL launches high-tech Power Delivery Diagnostic Center

in Apolitical/Top Headlines by

It may look a bit like the bridge of the Starship Enterprise, but the new Florida Power & Light “smart grid” command center has one purpose: improving service reliability. FPL, the state’s largest utility, unveiled its Power Delivery Diagnostic Center, designed to manage a complex electric system that serves more than 4.7 million Florida customers. The goal of the Center, located in the FPL corporate offices in Jupiter, is to use advanced smart grid technology to provide reliable service, with…

Keep Reading

WorkNet Pinellas wins $1 million to develop and expand weatherization training center

in The Bay and the 'Burg by

The U.S. Department of Energy announced last week that 34 projects in 27 states, including $1 million for WorkNet Pinellas in St. Petersburg,  have been selected to receive $29 million under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to develop and expand weatherization training centers across the country. These projects will provide green job training for local workers in energy efficiency retrofitting and weatherization services. With this training, skilled workers can help expand the use of energy efficient practices in America’s…

Keep Reading

Go to Top