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FPL Storm Costs Get Approval
FPL Storm Costs Get Approval

Article reposted with permission from The News Service of Florida. Florida Power & Light will return about $16 million to customers after state regulators Tuesday signed off on the utility’s costs related to Hurricane Ian, Hurricane Nicole and other storm-related expenses. The state... Continue Reading

Date posted06/18/2024


Tax ‘Holiday’ Teed Up for Storm Season
Tax ‘Holiday’ Teed Up for Storm Season

Article reposted with permission from The News Service of Florida. Retailers hope Floridians will heed multiple forecasts that the upcoming hurricane season will be more active than normal. With the start of a 14-day sales tax “holiday” on storm-related items a little more than a... Continue Reading

Date posted05/22/2024


State to Repeal Renewable Energy Goals
State to Repeal Renewable Energy Goals

Article reposted with permission from The News Service of Florida. Carrying out a controversial law signed last week by Gov. Ron DeSantis, officials have started moving to repeal state renewable-energy goals. The goals, put in place in 2022, have called for utilities to gradually increase the... Continue Reading

Date posted05/22/2024


Duke Electric Bills Could Dip in June
Duke Electric Bills Could Dip in June

Article reposted with permission from The News Service of Florida. Duke Energy Florida on Monday joined Tampa Electric Co. in seeking approval to reduce customer bills in June because of lower-than-expected costs of natural gas. Duke filed a proposal at the state Public Service Commission to... Continue Reading

Date posted04/8/2024


FPL Seeks OK on Solar Projects
FPL Seeks OK on Solar Projects

Article reposted with permission from The News Service of Florida. Florida Power & Light on Wednesday filed a proposal at the state Public Service Commission that seeks a go-ahead for 12 new solar-energy facilities. The projects were contemplated in a 2021 settlement that set base electric... Continue Reading

Date posted04/4/2024


Fuel Costs Give Utility Customers Break
Fuel Costs Give Utility Customers Break

Article reposted with permission from The News Service of Florida. State regulators Tuesday approved a plan that will trim Florida Power & Light customers’ monthly bills because of lower-than-expected natural gas costs, while Duke Energy Florida and Tampa Electric Co. said they will... Continue Reading

Date posted04/2/2024


Regulators OK $5M FPL Settlement
Regulators OK $5M FPL Settlement

Article reposted with permission from The News Service of Florida. State regulators Tuesday approved a settlement that will lead to Florida Power & Light providing a $5 million credit to customers in a case involving what are known as “replacement” power costs because of outages... Continue Reading

Date posted03/26/2024


Lower FPL Bills Get Backing
Lower FPL Bills Get Backing

Article reposted with permission from The News Service of Florida. The state Public Service Commission should approve a proposal that would reduce Florida Power & Light customer bills because of lower-than-expected fuel costs, commission staff members recommended Thursday. FPL last week filed... Continue Reading

Date posted03/21/2024


Lower Fuel Costs to Reduce FPL Bills
Lower Fuel Costs to Reduce FPL Bills

Article reposted with permission from The News Service of Florida. Pointing to lower-than-expected costs of natural gas, Florida Power & Light on Wednesday asked state regulators to approve a proposal that would reduce customer bills in May. If approved by the Florida Public Service... Continue Reading

Date posted03/13/2024


Lawmakers Target Wind Energy, Climate Issues
Lawmakers Target Wind Energy, Climate Issues

Article reposted with permission from The News Service of Florida. The Florida House late Thursday gave final approval to a bill that would make a series of changes in state energy laws, including preventing offshore wind-energy generation and removing references to reducing greenhouse gas... Continue Reading

Date posted03/8/2024


Statement By: Amy Zubaly, FMEA Executive Director, Regarding the Passage of HB 275 and SB 340
Statement By: Amy Zubaly, FMEA Executive Director, Regarding the Passage of HB 275 and SB 340

“Across the nation, physical and cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure assets, including electric substations, potable water utilities and natural gas facilities, have been on the rise. In Florida, there have been no specific criminal penalties in law for these types of intentional... Continue Reading

Date posted03/7/2024


FPL Rates Get Beefed-Up Approval
FPL Rates Get Beefed-Up Approval

Article reposted with permission from The News Service of Florida. Utility regulators Tuesday signed off again on a 2021 settlement that increased base electric rates for Florida Power & Light after the state Supreme Court required a more-detailed justification of the agreement. The Public... Continue Reading

Date posted03/5/2024