Regulators Consider FPL Request To Build New Broward Power PlantRegulators have begun hearing arguments about whether Florida Power & Light should be allowed to move forward with plans for a new power plant in Broward County, amid objections from a state consumer advocate and the Sierra Club.
FPL Wants To Raise Your Electricity Bill Next YearThe state's largest electricity provider wants Florida regulators to approve a four-year funding package that would raise the base rate on a typical monthly bill by about $8.50 starting in 2017, with the hike reaching $14 by 2020.
FPL Okeechobee Power Plant Gets BackingWith a decision expected in early January, the state Public Service Commission's staff has recommended that the commission give a key approval to a proposed Florida Power & Light plant in Okeechobee County.
FPL Gets Green Light For Coal Plant DealState regulators have approved a settlement that will clear the way for Florida Power & Light to buy, and ultimately shut down, a coal-fired power plant in Jacksonville.
FPL Drilling Investments Face Supreme Court FightA new plan that would allow Florida Power & Light to invest ratepayer money for natural-gas drilling projects may be facing a Supreme court fight.
Floridians Continue To Hang Up Traditional PhonesAs 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, Others Want Out Of State Energy Efficiency ProgramWal-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.
FPL Gets 5 Years To Invest In Natural Gas ProductionFlorida utility regulators gave approval Thursday for the state's largest power company to further invest ratepayer money in natural-gas production.
PSC Reform, 'Right To Try Act' Signed By Gov. ScottFlorida Governor Rick Scott signed 55 bills into law including one that could means savings for customers of Duke Energy Florida.
Legislature Considers Bill To Tighten Utility RegulationSeveral proposed bills, limiting the panel that sets electric rates in Florida, are heading towards passage in the Legislature.
Phone Changes Coming To KeysMonroe County residents will have to start punching 10 digits when they make local calls this month and will soon get an additional area code.
House Panel Approves PSC Reform BillA House bill that calls for a number of reforms at the Florida Public Service Commission, including term limits for commissioners, has cleared another hurdle.