Public Service Commission
Florida utility regulators gave approval Thursday for the state’s largest power company to further invest ratepayer money in natural-gas production.
Florida Governor Rick Scott signed 55 bills into law including one that could means savings for customers of Duke Energy Florida.
Several proposed bills, limiting the panel that sets electric rates in Florida, are heading towards passage in the Legislature.
Monroe County residents will have to start punching 10 digits when they make local calls this month and will soon get an additional area code.
A House bill that calls for a number of reforms at the Florida Public Service Commission, including term limits for commissioners, has cleared another hurdle.
Florida’s Auditor General isn’t pleased with the Florida Municipal Power Agency. According to a preliminary audit report, the government-owned power company that supplies wholesale electricity for 31 small Florida cities has made some very poor spending choices.
Florida’s largest power company can now get in the natural-gas production business with its customers’ money.
Florida Power and Light wants to get into the natural gas fracking business and wants its customers to pick up the $750 million a year tab.
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.
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.