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  • Is your FPL bill "typical"?

     
    Is your FPL bill ???typical???? I wrote about FPL???s $1.3 billion rate-hike request today, noting how I???m paying 36 percent more than eight years ago for the same amount of power. That seems to fly in the face of the......
  • I'm back -- blog returning soon

     
    I'm back from vacation but am dashing out to report a first-day-of-school column, so no new blog topics just yet. Be patient, there's a lot on the plate. Feel free to vent about whatever you want (especially the FPL......
  • FPL rate hike -- Company spins, regulators squirm

     
    As FPL???s proposed $1.3 billion rate-hike request enters the final two days of hearings in Tallahassee, the company is spinning and state regulators are squirming. The final vote by the Florida Public Service Commission won???t come until later in the......
  • FPL: We could raise rates before regulators act

     
    FPL isn???t happy that state regulators have extended rate-hike hearings and delayed a final decision on the $1.3 billion increase until Jan. 11. As the revised schedule was re-affirmed by the Florida Public Service Commission last Friday, an FPL...
  • Crist revamps PSC, but now what?

     
    U.S. Senate candidate Charl???, uh I mean, Gov. Charlie Crist did the popular thing today by re-shaping the Public Service Commission with two picks that could be more consumer-friendly. Crist gave current commissioners Matthew Carter and Katrina...
  • Hey Mother Nature: Enough with the freakin' heat!

     
    Memo to Mother Nature: Enough with the freakin??? heat already. It???s Columbus Day, and elsewhere that means glorious fall foliage, crisp days and warm mugs of apple cider. I gazed wistfully at my television yesterday as New England Patriots coach......
  • Obama energy grants: 'Looking forward'

     
    by Christi Parsons ARCADIA, Fla. -- President Barack Obama declared today that a "consensus is building" around climate-change legislation and characterized opponents as preoccupied with the past instead of a "clean energy future." Standing on the edge of...
  • Flooding nightmare: Beware the no-name storms

     
    I'm sitting here on my new lakefront property (glub-glub), having just waded in my flippers and snorkel to my submerged car (glub-glub), and I have to admit -- I'm somewhere between bemused and royally ticked. My Dania Beach neighborhood......
  • Bad signs for FPL

     
    You think Florida Power & Light Co. executives are a little nervous today? It's been chilly outside -- and all those heaters cranked up will be good for the utility's first-quarter bottom line -- but FPL execs have to be......
  • Will FPL's loss bite us in the end?

     
    Like a spoiled child, FPL didn't take its rate-hike defeat at the hands of state regulators very well. The utility giant wanted a $1.27 billion rate increase over the next two years. On Wednesday, the Public Service Commission shot......
  • Can Fort Lauderdale force residents to pay for buried utility lines?

     
    Could you imagine getting a knock on the door one day and someone said, "Hi, I'm here from the city and I'll need a $25,000 check from you because most of your neighbors want to bury the utility lines." And......
  • Crist’s PSC picks learn what happens when you mess with the bull

     
    By Julie Patel, Tallahassee Bureau The Florida Senate on Tuesday refused to confirm two of Gov. Charlie Crist's appointees to the Public Service Commission. The Senate voted against confirming commissioners David Klement of Bradenton and Benjamin “...