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  • FPL rates (and transformers) get frozen

     
    I could barely make out the headline in my Sun Sentinel on Wednesday, the one that read: "FPL deal keeps base rates steady for 2 years." That's because my kitchen lights were so dim, with the watts struggling to course......
  • What's better: South Florida in February or August?

     
    We're headed to the peak of tourist season -- Presidents' Day weekend -- and if all the crowds and traffic make you want to scream, then join the club. It's the best of times -- perfect weather, a million events......
  • Nuclear crisis in Japan: The latest trust meltdown

     
    The Titanic was called unsinkable. It sank. Deep-sea oil drilling was supposed to be spill-proof. It wasn't. Nuclear power is supposed to be disaster-proof. It isn't. So much for believing the assertions of those who want us to feel risky......
  • Progress gets quizzed over nuclear-plant timelines

     
    By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Progress Energy Florida faced two key questions Tuesday as it asked regulators to approve passing along about $140 million in nuclear costs to customers: Will it ever build two reactors in...
  • Coping with Irene

     
    Hurricane Irene is really throwing her weight around and is apparently approaching??category 4 storm status, with winds of 131-155 mph. Expert Max Mayfield predicts she will be a major event no matter where she lands. In the spirit of her threat and hoped...
  • FPL headlines Florida Chamber event

     
    There’s no question who the headliner is at the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting this week at Disney – Florida Power & Light. The Jun0 Beach-based utility is the event’s presenting sponsor and it seems to be getting its...
  • Florida Chamber goes green: Gives Gardiner $175k

     
    TALLAHASSEE — In our round-up last week of up-and-coming Florida┬áRepublican leaders raking in copious quantities of cash from interest groups, we missed one of the biggest fish: Senate Majority Leader Andy Gardiner, the Orlando Republican likely...
  • FPL to demolish Port Everglades plant and replace with cleaner plant

    FPL to demolish Port Everglades plant and replace with cleaner plant
    The red-striped smokestacks at Port Everglades will be demolished in 2013 under a plan by Florida Power & Light to modernize its old, polluting power plant, the company announced Monday. The company said it plans to invest $1 billion to convert the plant...
  • Regulators, utility reps are socializing again

    Officials at the state's Public Service Commission, which sets your utility rates, may be back to a practice they were criticized for less than two years ago: Mingling with employees of the companies they regulate. Two commissioners spoke at length...
  • FPL and Palm Beach propose $750 million garbage-to-energy project

    FPL and Palm Beach propose $750 million garbage-to-energy project
    Florida Power & Light and a garbage hauler it buys power from have asked state regulators to approval a $750 million, 80-megawatt renewable energy plant that turns trash into energy. The Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County, a government entity...
  • Who should pay for Florida's 'green' energy supplies?

    Who should pay for Florida's 'green' energy supplies?
    Florida Power & Light Co. wants the right to charge its customers to build more solar power plants. Other companies just want the right to sell solar power. Both are voices likely to be heard in the renewable-energy debate shaping up for this year's...
  • FPL critic: FBI is looking into the utility

    FPL critic: FBI is looking into the utility
    Thomas Saporito, a former Florida Power & Light employee, has filed numerous complaints to federal and state agencies about the utility. The most recent complaint, about FPL submitting inaccurate information to state regulators, apparently caught the...