JUNO BEACH, Fla. (CBSMiami/AP) — Florida Power & Light Co. is looking for permission to charge its customers a little more.

For eventual costs that will derive from a pair of proposed nuclear rectors, FPL is asking the state of Florida for permission to charge it’s customers to help fund the operation.

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It’s the seventh straight year FPL is making such a request to the Florida Public Service Commission.

Under the proposal going before regulators, FPL is asking to pass $14.3 million in planning costs next year for the proposed reactors at its Turkey Point plant south of Miami. That would translate to 15 cents a month for the typical 1,000-kilowatt-hour residential bill. By the end of 2013, The Palm Beach Post reports FPL customers will have paid more than $227 million in planning costs for the new reactors.

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The federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission has still not given the project the go-ahead.

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