Public Service Commission
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.
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.
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.