The Delivery of Alternative Energy – The Next Great Debate

The pursuit of alternative energy as a source for our power needs has clearly become an important public policy issue. Despite the contentious global warming debate, most people would agree that – all other things being equal – it would be beneficial to get all of our energy from environmentally clean sources. But here lies the problem, all things are not equal. Alternative energy has not […]

Consumers Should Be Leery of Phone Bill

There is currently a bill moving through the Florida Legislature called the “Consumer Choice and Protection Act”  that will affect consumers in Tallahassee. The name of the bill is disarming and leaves little room for opposition. Who can be against consumer choice and protection? However, when you get past the title and dig a little, an interesting question arises. […]

It Is Time For The City Of Tallahassee To Take Action On Electric Rates

It is time for the City Commission to take concrete steps towards addressing the high electric rates the people of Tallahassee are faced with year after year. tallahasseereports.com has researched and addressed the failure of the City Commission to deal with transmission line problems that plague our connection with Progress Energy and deprives the City of Tallahassee the ability […]

City Officials Knew Conservation Programs Would Increase Electric Rates

The City of Tallahassee recently ignored a cost effectiveness analysis which indicated that all 191 proposed measures to save electricity through conservation would increase electric rates. Instead of relying on the analysis as a guide, the City Commission voted to ignore the results and approve an alternative methodology that would allow the City to move forward with conservation […]