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  • Regulators slash FPL's rate-hike request

    Regulators slash FPL's rate-hike request
    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...
  • Florida utilities leave PSC empty-handed

    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...
  • FPL halts work on major projects in response to PSC rate-hike rejection

    FPL halts work on major projects in response to PSC rate-hike rejection
    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...
  • FPL customers will pay $1 more for base rates

    FPL customers will pay $1 more for base rates
    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...
  • FPL Group launches investigation of complaints

    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...
  • Laws aim to tighten PSC, utility ethics requirements

    Laws aim to tighten PSC, utility ethics requirements
    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...
  • FPL Group declares 257th consecutive dividend

    FPL Group, the parent company of the state's largest utility, declared a quarterly dividend of 50 cents per share. The company's 257th consecutive quarterly dividend is more positive news for the company amid concerns that its credit rating could...
  • Gov. Crist picks George LeMieux to replace Mel Martinez as Florida's senator

    Gov. Crist picks George LeMieux to replace Mel Martinez as Florida's senator
    TALLAHASSEE -- Broward County native George LeMieux will be the newest United States senator, Gov. Charlie Crist announced today. In naming Lemieux, 40, for the rare Senate appointment, Crist chose his closest and most loyal adviser and political guru....
  • Acreage crowd debates staying with well water

    Loud applause and boisterous cheers broke out again and again at an emotional and jam-packed public meeting Wednesday night where Acreage residents argued the pros and cons of piping public water into their sharply divided community. Cheers resounded for...
  • FPL seeks state approval to pass on cost of nuclear expansions to customers

    FPL seeks state approval to pass on cost of nuclear expansions to customers
    Florida Power & Light Co. officials on Tuesday sought state approval to pass on the costs for expanding the utility's nuclear power plants to consumers — a $67 million cost next year. At the first of three Public Service Commission hearings in...
  • FPL: Outages last year were longer but lower than the national average

    Florida Power & Light customers were without power an average of 82.4 minutes last year -- slightly more than the 81 minutes they were in the dark in 2008. "This performance is 46 percent better than the most recently calculated national average," FPL...
  • Regulator questioned about attending FPL executive's party