Eric Silagy

In this handout image provided by NOAA,  Hurricane Irene churns of the cost of the Carolinas August 26, 2011 In the Atlantic Ocean. Irene, now a Category 2 storm, has started to lash the eastern coast of the U.S. with wind gust up to 125 miles per hour.  (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

High-Tech Upgrades Highlight FPL’s Annual Hurricane Drill

Eric Silagy, president and CEO of Florida Power & Light, said during a press conference that the company’s annual hurricane drill is held not because the state might get hit, but rather a question “of when and of where in the state it [hurricane] will hit.”

05/07/2015

500 FPL crews head to Arkansas & Texas 2/5/13 for help with outages due to winter storms (Source: FPL)

FPL Workers On Their Way To Help With Winter Storm Outages

500 Florida Power & Light crew members packed their long-johns, gloves and warmest coats, as they headed out Thursday to Texas and Arkansas to help restore power in the wake of anticipated winter storms.

12/05/2013

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Fla.Regulators Approve $350M FPL Base Rate Increase

After tweaking a controversial settlement agreement, state regulators Thursday approved a plan that will lead to Florida Power & Light increasing base electric rates by $350 million in January.

CBS4–12/14/2012

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Hours After Late-Night Offer, FPL And Advocacy Groups Reach Deal

An agreement was reached Thursday between FPL and key customer advocacy groups.

CBS Miami–08/16/2012

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FPL CEO Stepping Down Next May

There will be a changing of the guard next summer at Florida Power & Light. On Monday FPL CEO Armando Olivera announced that he would be retiring in May. Senior vice president Eric Silagy has been tapped to take the helm of the state’s largest electric utility.

CBS4–12/19/2011