Utilities Call Proposal To Place Moratorium On Disconnections Because Of COVID UnnecessaryArguing that turning off customers’ electricity is a “last resort,” four major utilities said Tuesday that a proposal to place at least a 90-day moratorium on disconnections because of the COVID-19 pandemic is unnecessary.
Utility Ballot Measure Sparks Battle In FloridaState leaders and powerful business groups are trying to kill a proposed constitutional amendment that would lead to major changes in the way Floridians get electricity.
FPL Seeks Approval For Major Solar ProgramFlorida Power & Light is asking state regulators to approve a major new solar-energy program in which customers could voluntarily pay a charge each month and receive credits for savings produced by the program.
Electric Bills Suspended For Hurricane VictimsState regulators moved quickly Tuesday to approve the suspension of monthly electric bills for customers of two utilities in areas hit hard by Hurricane Michael.
Utilities Say Electric Bills Likely Headed DownMillions of Floridians could find it a little cheaper to run the air conditioning in 2016.
FPL Is Seeking $34M In Nuclear CostsFlorida Power & Light is attempting to recover $34.2 million from customers as part of a plan to build nuclear reactors in Miami-Dade County, according to documents filed with the state Public Service Commission.
FPL Workers On Their Way To Help With Winter Storm Outages 500 Florida Power & Light crew members packed their long-johns, gloves and warmest coats, as they headed out Thursday to Texas and Arkansas to help restore power in the wake of anticipated winter storms.
Power Outages Minor Across South FloridaA very small number of South Floridians are already without power prior to Tropical Storm Isaac's arrival.
FPL To Face Public Service Commission On Rate HikeAfter a proposed settlement agreement touched off two days of high-stakes maneuvering, the state Public Service Commission will go ahead Monday with a hearing about whether Florida Power & Light should raise base electric rates.
Miami-Dade County Faces $1B In Water System RepairsHomeowners hate repair costs, but it could always be worse: repairs to Miami-Dade County's outdated water infrastructure will cost over $1 billion, and they will not be completed anytime soon.
Ft. Lauderdale Water Main Break Snarls TrafficThere's no good time for a water main break, but rush hour on a Friday is definitely among the worst. That's what city officials in Ft. Lauderdale were handed after a broken pipe closed part of Andrew Avenue Friday afternoon.
Water Outage Fixed, 250 Thousand In Broward Under Boil Water OrderA water main break that affected 6 Broward cities and left a quarter million people with the possibility of no water for Christmas was fixed late Saturday night, but while water service was reestored those affected have been told to boil it until further notice, just to be safe.
Utility Companies Want Your Old ToiletIf you’re is sick of the sitting on the same old bowl at home; Broward County wants to make it worth your while to get rid of that old toilet.
Saving Money Takes Work, But Simple Tips Pay OffAndria Alexander and her husband Todd have two small children and a dog. Like many families, they have at times found themselves without enough money. Unlike many families, they've done something about it, and now they are sharing their tips for surviving, and thriving, in a bad economy.
Homestead To Stop Accepting Cash For Utility BillsHomestead residents will no longer be able to pay their power bills in cash.