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Archive for Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Intersection: Solar Energy In Central Florida

Today on Intersection, a look at solar power in Central Florida. Homeowner and solar co-op founder Michael Cohen talks about what motivated him to put panels on his roof; then, Jim Fenton, who heads the Florida Solar Energy Center, connects the dots between solar power and electric cars. And Ken LaRoe from First Green Bank talks about what his bank is doing to encourage sustainability.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection

Ultralight-Guided Whooping Crane Migrations To End

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says this fall's ultralight-guided migration of young whooping cranes from Wisconsin to Florida will be the last. The agency says it will discontinue its support of the practice.
Published in Environment

Will The Florida Legislature Regulate Telehealth?

Florida doctors are already practicing telehealth without a regulatory system in place, but most insurance companies don't cover the visits. Some telehealth supporters are drafting proposals that state lawmakers could consider during regular session in January, but so far, none have passed muster.
Published in Central Florida News, Health, Health WUSF

Spotlight: Chutneys Indian Restaurant

Chutneys is the name of a new restaurant in Bay Hill Plaza, which used to be home to Memories of India, one of the areas best Indian restaurants. Chutneys does a good enough job with its variations of Northern and Southern Indian cuisines. Ironically, I enjoyed the food more during my lunchtime visit when the restaurant presents, as most area Indian restaurants do, a buffet of various dishes. The dinnertime visit was less enjoyable. On that visit I had the Andhra Chicken Curry because the man who took my order said that it was probably a dish that no other Indian restaurant in the area was offering. Andhra cuisine, popular in the Guntur region, is known for being especially hot ...
Published in Scott Josephs Restaurant Guide, Spotlight