Kids like Jonathan Gomez are dealing with the death of their friend, Jesus Menesus, just 24 hours after he was electrocuted while fetching a loose basketball at an FPL substation.
Friends stopped by a makeshift memorial in Miami where a teenager was electrocuted after he jumped a fence into an electrical grid.
A juvenile who jumped a fence into some power lines was electrocuted Monday evening.
Miami’s Metromover wasn’t moving anywhere Wednesday morning and early afternoon due to a power problem.
State Regulators heard arguments about Florida Power and Light’s plans to collect extra money from thousands who refuse to allow smart meters in their home.
State officials approved an emergency request for more water to control the temperatures in the cooling canals at Turkey Point on Thursday.
Rising water temperatures in the canal system that feeds the cooling system at Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant has caused Florida Power and Light Company to make an emergency request with the South Florida Water Management District.
Saying it gives “great deference” to utility regulators, the state Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously rejected a challenge to rate increases approved in 2012 for Florida Power & Light.
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.