Monthly Archives: June 2015 (page 16)

New ‘Mobile Command Center’ To Help Restore Power Faster During Disasters

At Florida Power & Light Company in St. Augustine, the new MVP is a truck. From the outside it looks like a small RV. There’s a big pop-out monitor and a satellite dish. It would be perfect for tailgating at a football game, but FPL uses it to restore power, fast.

Ralph Grant was one of eight people who developed this truck. He calls it the mobile command center.

“It is as state of the art as we have in the utility business,” Grant said.

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First Read: Thursday, June 4, 2015

Edward Waters College experiences a huge surge in applications for the upcoming school year, local supporters take on the nationwide conversation sparked by Caitlyn Jenner on transgender issues, and Rick Scott vetoes two bills, including one meant to g…

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