Public Service Commission

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

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, Foes Of Smart Meters Square Off

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.

09/30/2014

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Supreme Court Sides With FPL On Rate Agreement

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.

08/28/2014

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 Customers Can Pitch In For Solar Projects

Florida Power & Light customers can now contribute money to help the company pay for solar-energy projects, thanks to an approved program.

08/12/2014

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 Customers Could Pitch In Money For Solar

Florida Power and Light customers may soon be able to contribute money to help the company pay for solar-energy projects.

08/05/2014

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