Florida Public Service Commission
One of Gov. Rick Scott’s political allies is the newest member of the commission that regulates Florida utilities.
U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia was considered one of the most vulnerable incumbents by political analysts in 2012. That outlook hasn’t changed on Election Day.
Pointing to issues such as relatively low fuel costs, Florida Power & Light and Tampa Electric Co. said Friday that customers can expect to save a little money on their monthly electric bills in 2015.
Florida Power & Light customers can now contribute money to help the company pay for solar-energy projects, thanks to an approved program.
Florida Power and Light customers may soon be able to contribute money to help the company pay for solar-energy projects.
Florida’s biggest electric providers are asking state regulators this week to let them scale back energy-efficiency programs — such as rebates for installing solar panels and power-saving appliances — that they say have become expensive and benefit few customers.
The Florida Supreme Court began an annual summer break last week, taking a breather from its routine of issuing opinions each Thursday in complex legal disputes and the steady flow of death-penalty appeals.
Keys residents, starting next year, will go from seven to ten-digit dialing.
Florida Power & Light will have more flexibility in negotiating electricity rates with some large commercial and industrial customers thanks to a proposal approved by state regulators on Tuesday.
Privately owned utilities would be penalized for failing to meet state water quality standards, if a panel’s recommendation is heeded by Florida’s Legislature.