| Jun 29, 2010
| 8:25 PM
Florida Power & Light President Armando Olivera said Tuesday that the utility will ask state regulators to pass on to customers the costs of a new $900 million power generator in western Palm Beach County.
In January, the Public Service Commission...
| Nov 10, 2009
Residents of Ohio, Kentucky and other states receive utility rebates for using compact fluorescent light bulbs and other energy-saving measures - programs environmentalists say promote conservation and save customers money.
But in Florida, utility...
| Jul 22, 2010
| 4:52 PM
State regulators say that Florida Power & Light should have received $117 million instead of the $75 million base rate hike approved in January.
The Public Service Commission rejected most of FPL's record $1.27 billion rate hike request. But FPL said...
| Dec 23, 2009
Public Service Commission staffers recommended the regulatory agency approve a dramatically lower rate increase for Florida Power & Light on Wednesday – less than one-third of what the utiltiy has proposed.
FPL customers would pay $357 million more...
| Jan 5, 2010
Pompano Beach resident Joe Boudreau worked on Florida Power & Light power lines for 25 years -- the last 10 as a lead lineman -- so he knew he would be able to live comfortably on his pension.
But even he was surprised when he retired in 2007 and...
| Jan 12, 2010
State regulators are scheduled to cap 10 months of debate and hearings with a vote Wednesday on Florida Power & Light's proposal to boost customers' base rates by nearly $1.3 billion.
The Florida Public Service Commission decision will come just days...
| Jan 13, 2010
| 7:38 PM
The Florida Public Service Commission approved a $75.5 million base-rate increase for Florida Power & Light Wednesday, all but rejecting the utility's request for a record hike of $1.27 billion. The approved increase is likely to add just pennies to a...
| Jan 14, 2010
| 7:38 PM
This week the Public Service Commission sent a clear message to Progress Energy and Florida Power & Light: For now, the state's largest investor-owned utilities are the ones in the dark.
The PSC, which regulates the price of electricity and other...
| Jan 14, 2010
Florida Power & Light has suspended work on an estimated $10 billion in projects -- including the controversial expansion of Turkey Point nuclear plant – after state regulators rejected the utility's proposed rate hike.
The Public Service...
| Jan 29, 2010
Florida Power & Light Co. customers will pay about $1 more on their monthly electric bills starting March 1 under new base rates approved by state regulators Friday. But the overall monthly bills will decline because of lower fuel costs and storm...
| Feb 8, 2010
FPL's parent company has hired an independent investigator to look into allegations that some utility workers were asked to manipulate data and provide inaccurate information to regulators about the company's proposed rate hike.
In a letter e-mailed to...
| Feb 13, 2010
Sweeping measures aimed at restoring confidence in the state's utility regulation are gaining steam.
A broad bill to strengthen ethics requirements is set to be debated early in the legislative session that starts March 2. The proposals would beef up...