(Bloomberg) -- Two decades ago, when coal ruled U.S. power generation, a Florida utility plowed some of its extra cash into a wind farm atop a desolate Oregon plateau.It was the start of an unimaginably successful bet.This year, that company -- now named NextEra Energy Inc. -- became the world's first utility with a market capitalization of more than $100 billion, thanks largely to its clean-power business. It's almost twice as valuable as the oil major ConocoPhillips and has developed enough wind and solar farms across the U.S. and Canada to power the entire nation of Greece. Shares have doubled in four years, outperforming virtually every other stock in the industry."They made a bunch...
The House Ethics Committee said Thursday it is investigating veteran Florida Rep. Alcee Hastings' relationship with his longtime girlfriend, who works on his staff. The Ethics Committee said in a statement Thursday that it's "aware of public allegations" that the 14-term Democrat has a personal relationship
Southwest Florida is warily watching the return of red tide, a toxic algae bloom that cost businesses nearly $150 million in losses last year
It was literally freezing in Florida and Alabama and parts of Maine, Michigan and New York were digging out a foot of snow. Blame an Arctic air mass.
Hunting deer, hogs, wild turkeys and more is allowed in large wildlife management areas located in western Martin and Palm Beach counties.