Florida Power & Light
Looking to the future, Florida Power & Light has asked Florida Public Service Commission for permission to build a new $1.2 billion power plant at Port Everglades to help meet electricity needs in South Florida and limit air pollution.
Florida Power & Light’s Turkey Point nuclear power plant near Homestead is in the midst of a one billion dollar upgrade. On Wednesday, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez stopped by the facility to take a tour and spoke about its economic importance to the county.
Florida Power & Light Co. wants to hike rates about seven dollars a month for the average residential customer beginning next year.
Plans to build four nuclear reactors in Florida, including two in Miami-Dade, received a boost Thursday when the Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved a new reactor design.
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.
The new year brings good news to Florida Power & Light customers; a lower power bill.
There is a major improvement project being planned for Florida Power & Light’s Turkey Point nuclear power plant.
Florida residents will see a slightly higher Florida Power & Light bill beginning next year.
South Florida has made it a priority to deal with hurricanes quickly and efficiently. Now, that expertise is being deployed to the Mid-Atlantic states to help as Hurricane Irene closes in on the area.
As Japan teeters on the verge of a nuclear nightmare, there have been fears about U.S. nuclear plants, including the one in Turkey Point. But, FPL said the fears are overstated.