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Power Companies Ask To Scale Back Energy Efficiency Goals

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.

07/21/2014

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Online Travel, Juvenile Sentencing Among Issues Facing Court

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.

07/14/2014

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Florida Keys To Get Extra Area Code In 2015

Keys residents, starting next year, will go from seven to ten-digit dialing.

07/11/2014

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FPL Gets More Leeway In Big Power Deals

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.

02/04/2014

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Panel: Fla. Water Companies Must Pay For Subpar Water Quality

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.

CBS4–02/16/2013

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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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Fla. Regulators Consider FPL Base Rate Increase

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.

CBS4–12/13/2012

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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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Floridians Continue To Ditch Home Phones

Floridians are continuing to turn off traditional home phone lines as they rely on wireless phones and voice services from Internet providers.

CBS Miami–08/01/2012

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FPL Seeks Permission For New Port Plant

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.

CBS4–02/20/2012