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  • Chan Lowe: Rosie O'Donnell goes shark hunting

    Chan Lowe: Rosie O'Donnell goes shark hunting
    This was a local story, so it was hard to resist. You don’t have to be a tree-hugging environmentalist to be repulsed by the photo of Rosie O’Donnell and her smiling children standing proudly beside the bloody carcass of a magnificent specimen...
  • Palm Beach County government pushing solar energy

    Palm Beach County government pushing solar energy
    Solar panels could help power the Palm Beach County Governmental Center in a bid to encourage more local homes and businesses to turn to alternative energy. The county is participating in the federal government’s "Rooftop Solar Challenge," which...
  • FPL may not pay for damaged equipment or spoiled food due to power problems

    FPL may not pay for damaged equipment or spoiled food due to power problems
    If a power surge fries your television or an outage spoils the food in your refrigerator, your first thought might be to ask the utility to pay. Think again. Florida Power & Light, like most utilities, decides which claims it will pay, and consumers...
  • 7 ways to cut your FPL, water bills as South Florida costs keep going up

    7  ways to cut your FPL, water bills as South Florida costs keep going up
    Florida Power & Light suggests seven ways to cut your water and electric bills during the dog days of summer when high usage often reaches records. It is especially needed now: The Miami-Fort Lauderdale area continues to outpace the rest of the nation in...
  • PSC: Regulators met with utility reps

    PSC: Regulators met with utility reps
    Two state regulators met with representatives of utilities they regulate during the first few months of the year, according to state records obtained in June and July. State law bars Public Service Commission members from talking to utility...
  • FPL critics suggest hires were made to blunt criticism

    FPL critics suggest hires were made to blunt criticism
    As a state-appointed consumer advocate for utility customers, Harold McLean was one of Florida Power & Light's staunchest critics from 2003 to 2007, helping to negotiate a base rate freeze in 2005. As a former federal utility regulator, Joseph T....
  • Regulators question FPL's use of jets

    Regulators question FPL's use of jets
    The use of corporate Florida Power & Light Co. jets to fly elected leaders, public officials and family members came under heavy scrutiny Wednesday as part of a state hearing on the utility's request for a rate hike. About 1,500 pages of flight logs were...
  • Public Service Commission officials draw fire

    State Senate President Pro Tempore Mike Fasano, R-New Port Richey, said he has concerns about five Public Service Commissioners' and staff actions and will call for the state Senate's utilities committee to hold hearings to review them. Ryder Rudd, PSC...
  • Regulator exchanged dozens of calls with FPL executives

    Regulator exchanged dozens of calls with FPL executives
    A state utility regulator who resigned this month after his bosses learned he partied with a Florida Power & Light official exchanged dozens of phone calls with FPL executives over five months, according to state records. Ryder Rudd, a lobbyist for the...
  • FPL gets approval to pass costs to us

    Florida Power & Light customers will pay nearly $63 million next year to cover the cost of planning two nuclear plant expansions. That's 67 cents per month in nuclear costs for the first 1,000 kilowatt hours used, but it's $1.60 less per month for the...
  • Four cities' audits find FPL charged for street lights that don't exist

    Four cities' audits find FPL charged for street lights that don't exist
    Four South Florida cities that conducted independent audits of street lights run by Florida Power & Light scored $388,000 in credits - charges for hundreds of lights that don't exist. The cities - Tamarac, Miramar, Pompano Beach and most recently,...
  • What a shock: Florida Plunder & Loot strikes again

     
    Sorry about the late posts, but I???m all hot and bothered today. About politics. And power. As in electricity. First up, the news about FPL???s proposed 16 percent rate increase to cover rising fuel costs. Let???s just put it this......