Public Service Commission

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Floridians Continue To Hang Up Traditional Phones

As more evidence of the transformation of the telephone industry, the Florida Public Service Commission released a report Friday that said the number of residential wirelines in the state has dropped by about 6 million during the past decade.

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Wal-mart, Others Want Out Of State Energy Efficiency Program

Wal-Mart and a group representing other large users of electricity say they can do a better job of saving energy if state regulators would let them opt out of a nearly 35-year-old conservation program.

07/23/2015

Miami, UNITED STATES: Part of the power grid of Florida Power and Light at a distribution center 08 November 2006, in Miami, Florida. Florida Power and Light Company's power line grid delivers electricity to approximately 8 million people in Florida. AFP PHOTO/Robert SULLIVAN (Photo credit: ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)

FPL Gets 5 Years To Invest In Natural Gas Production

Florida utility regulators gave approval Thursday for the state’s largest power company to further invest ratepayer money in natural-gas production.

06/18/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

PSC Reform, ‘Right To Try Act’ Signed By Gov. Scott

Florida Governor Rick Scott signed 55 bills into law including one that could means savings for customers of Duke Energy Florida.

06/10/2015

Consumers must juggle numerous utilities from phone and internet to electric and gas. Service problems with these utilities can be a nightmare. (credit: LIU JIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Legislature Considers Bill To Tighten Utility Regulation

Several proposed bills, limiting the panel that sets electric rates in Florida, are heading towards passage in the Legislature.

04/18/2015

PALO ALTO, CA - SEPTEMBER 19:  Customers look at the new iPhone 6 at an Apple Store on September 19, 2014 in Palo Alto, California.  Hundreds of people lined up to purchase the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus that went on sale today.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phone Changes Coming To Keys

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.

04/07/2015

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House Panel Approves PSC Reform Bill

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.

03/31/2015

Florida Money

Audit Says Power Agency Spent Thousands On Flowers, Parties

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.

01/30/2015

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FPL Gets Okay For Natural Gas Plan

Florida’s largest power company can now get in the natural-gas production business with its customers’ money.

12/19/2014

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FPL Wants State Approval For Natural Gas Plan

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.

12/02/2014

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