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(Source: CBS4)

Proposed FPL Rate Hike Triggers Mixed Emotions

Because fuel costs are expected to go down in 2013, so consumers should not see higher bills. However, outside factors could push fuel prices up, meaning the new rates would impact wallets.

CBS Miami–08/09/2012

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New Phone Scam Targets FPL Bills

There’s a new scam going around South Florida and this time, it involves your electric bill.

CBS4–07/31/2012

A new transformer, which came from Austria, has arrived at Turkey Point, after a long journey. The new transformer sits on the transport truck and the Unit#3 and Unit #4 Containment Buildings can be seen in the background at FPL's Turkey Point facility. (EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF)

Turkey Point Gets New Transformer

As part of a billion dollar makeover of Florida Power and Light’s Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant, a new “extra high voltage” transformer arrived on Monday.

CBS4–07/03/2012

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Feds Beef Up Oversight Of FPL Nuke Plant

Florida Power and Light, which is seeking permission to expand it’s Turkey Point nuclear power plant in South Miami-Dade, is getting increased federal oversight of it’s Jensen Beach plant near Port St. Lucie after the plant experienced a series of unplanned shutdowns.

05/14/2012

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FPL Gets Go-Ahead For Port Everglades Plant

State regulators Tuesday unanimously approved Florida Power & Light’s proposal to build a nearly $1.2 billion power plant in Broward County, saying it is the best way to meet the utility’s future needs.

CBS4–03/27/2012

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FPL Asks Public Service Commission For $690 Million Rate Increase

Florida Power and Light has filed a rate increase request with the state which, if approved, would increase a typical residential bill by about seven bucks a month.

CBS4–03/19/2012

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Croc Boom At Turkey Point Boosts Species

Once on the endangered species list, the American crocodile has flourished in a most unlikely place. In the shadow of a nuclear power plant.

CBS4–12/08/2011

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Crocs Make Comeback At S. Fla. Power Plant

South Florida’s Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant has indirectly helped the American crocodile to be removed from the endangered species list.

CBS4–12/06/2011

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Look For Slight FPL Rate Hike In 2012

Just when you thought you were going to be getting a break next year on your power bills from Florida Power & Light Co., think again.

CBS4–11/23/2011

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Copper Thieves Hit FPL Substation In Dade

Copper thieves have struck again, only this time they didn’t knock out any street lights.

CBS4–09/26/2011

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