Florida Public Service Commission
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.
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.
The state Public Service Commission is expected to decide whether to approve a controversial settlement proposal that would allow Florida Power & Light to raise base electric rates by $378 million in January.
An agreement was reached Thursday between FPL and key customer advocacy groups.