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FPL Seeks Base Rate Hike For Nuke Upgrades

Florida Power & Light this month asked state regulators to approve a $113 million increase in base electric rates to pay the bulk of the costs for recent upgrades at the Turkey Point and St. Lucie nuclear-power plants.

CBS Miami–10/16/2013


Siren Test At Turkey Point Friday

People who live near Florida Power and Light Company’s Turkey Point plant will hear a siren test Friday afternoon and should not be alarmed.

CBS Miami–09/06/2013

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Algae Bloom Leads To Smelly Biscayne Bay

An algae bloom has hit Biscayne Bay and it is possibly one of the biggest in history.


Source: CBS4

Power Lines Placement Generate Powerful Arguments

Florida Power & Light hopes to add two atomic generators to its Turkey Point nuclear power plant and needs two new power lines to carry the new juice, the question is where to put the lines.

CBS Miami–07/15/2013

A crane lifts a Cessna out out Biscayne Bay. (Source: CBS4/Natalia Zea)

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Bay Near Turkey Point

A scary ride for four people aboard a small plane after it went down Sunday in Biscayne Bay.


A new transformer, which came from Austria, has arrived at Turkey Point, after a long journey. The new transformer sits on the transport truck and the Unit#3 and Unit #4 Containment Buildings can be seen in the background at FPL's Turkey Point facility. (EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF)

Turkey Point Gets New Transformer

As part of a billion dollar makeover of Florida Power and Light’s Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant, a new “extra high voltage” transformer arrived on Monday.


(Source: CBS4)

FPL Predicts Smaller Rate Increase For 2013

The news is good, sort of, for customers of Florida Power and Light. Rates are still expected to increase in 2013, according to filings by the utility with the Public Service Commission, but according to FPL’s calculations, not by as much as first expected.


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FPL Fined For Safety Violations At Turkey Point

Florida Power and Light has received a slap on the wrist from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission over safety violations at its Turkey Point nuclear plant south of Miami.


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Turkey Point Makeover Gives Boost To Local Economy

Florida Power & Light’s Turkey Point nuclear power plant near Homestead is in the midst of a one billion dollar upgrade. On Wednesday, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez stopped by the facility to take a tour and spoke about its economic importance to the county.


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Crocs Make Comeback At S. Fla. Power Plant

South Florida’s Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant has indirectly helped the American crocodile to be removed from the endangered species list.