Supreme Court To Hear Arguments On FPL Drilling InvestmentThe Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments December 8th about a controversial decision by state regulators to allow Florida Power & Light to invest in a natural-gas drilling project and pass along the costs to customers.
Regulators Asked To Reject FPL Nuclear RequestFlorida Power & Light received pushback Tuesday from South Florida officials and other critics as it requested $34.2 million from customers to continue planning a pair of nuclear reactors at its Turkey Point complex in Miami-Dade County.
Another Proposal Heats Up Solar Energy Ballot FightA new "pro solar-energy" coalition will push for its own ballot initiative as a way to counter a separate group's proposed constitutional amendment to expand the use of solar energy in Florida.
FPL Power Plant Deal Gets Federal ApprovalFlorida Power & Light's proposed purchase of a power plant has been approved by a federal agency, as state regulators consider the $520.5 million deal.
House Approves Reforms For Utility RegulatorsA newly passed House bill Wednesday will limit terms on future state utility regulators and save Duke Energy Florida customers some money in their monthly bills.
Scott Ally Takes Seat As Florida Utility RegulatorOne of Gov. Rick Scott's political allies is the newest member of the commission that regulates Florida utilities.
U.S. Rep. Garcia Fighting To Keep SeatU.S. Rep. Joe Garcia was considered one of the most vulnerable incumbents by political analysts in 2012. That outlook hasn’t changed on Election Day.
FPL, TECO Expect Lower Customer Bills In 2015Pointing to issues such as relatively low fuel costs, Florida Power & Light and Tampa Electric Co. said Friday that customers can expect to save a little money on their monthly electric bills in 2015.
FPL Customers Can Pitch In For Solar ProjectsFlorida Power & Light customers can now contribute money to help the company pay for solar-energy projects, thanks to an approved program.
FPL Customers Could Pitch In Money For SolarFlorida Power and Light customers may soon be able to contribute money to help the company pay for solar-energy projects.
Power Companies Ask To Scale Back Energy Efficiency Goals Florida's biggest electric providers are asking state regulators this week to let them scale back energy-efficiency programs --- such as rebates for installing solar panels and power-saving appliances --- that they say have become expensive and benefit few customers.
Online Travel, Juvenile Sentencing Among Issues Facing CourtThe Florida Supreme Court began an annual summer break last week, taking a breather from its routine of issuing opinions each Thursday in complex legal disputes and the steady flow of death-penalty appeals.
Florida Keys To Get Extra Area Code In 2015Keys residents, starting next year, will go from seven to ten-digit dialing.
FPL Gets More Leeway In Big Power Deals Florida Power & Light will have more flexibility in negotiating electricity rates with some large commercial and industrial customers thanks to a proposal approved by state regulators on Tuesday.
Panel: Fla. Water Companies Must Pay For Subpar Water QualityPrivately owned utilities would be penalized for failing to meet state water quality standards, if a panel's recommendation is heeded by Florida's Legislature.