10 Years of Collaboration Between UF and The Conversation

From why mosquitoes prefer some people to the best books for baby brains and even an incorrect taste map — University of Florida researchers have covered it all. Ten years ago, the collaboration with The Conversation US began with its first article on April 28, 2014. Since then, over 300 authors have contributed to nearly [...]

News10NBC Investigates: What would a public takeover of RG&E look like?

The Rochester City Council previously agreed to set aside money to help fund a feasibility study, but the cash is contingent on Monroe County coming up with additional funding and leading the effort to commission the study — which it has not agreed to do. Among others, Metro Justice, United Auto Workers 1097 and the [...]

A Regulatory Primer for Board Members with Non Regulatory Backgrounds

Are you a new board member serving on a regulated company board, but from a non-regulatory background? This podcast episode featuring Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison is directed especially to newer board members and executives in utility companies regulated at the state and even federal levels.

Expert shares how local utilities can protect electrical infrastructure against threats

The country faces a scary reality after thousands of people in North Carolina lost power due to a “deliberate” attack over the weekend where gunfire damaged two electrical substations. “There’s no way to completely protect the infrastructure,” Director of Energy Studies at the Public Utility Research Center at the University of Florida Ted Kury said. [...]

Florida’s electric was made more resilient before latest storm

Here & Now's Anthony Brooks speaks with PURC energy expert Ted Kury about how, after a spate of storms in 2004 and 2005, Florida utilities learned to work together to make the electric grid more resilient, and what work can be done to avoid power failures next time there's a big storm. This segment aired [...]