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Florida lawmakers Monday dug into issues involving climate change and greenhouse gas emissions, phrases mostly kept under wraps by state Republican...

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The Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC – The Reliable One) took a major step today in transitioning to renewable energy resources with the...

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State regulators moved forward Thursday with a new law aimed at building more underground power lines and making Florida’s electric system...

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Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried on Thursday plans to roll out legislative priorities focused on climate change. Warning of greater coastal...

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Kissimmee Utility Authority is warning its customers to beware of an active bill payment scam targeting residential customers in Kissimmee. Since...

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State regulators next week will take up proposed rules that could help set the stage for an expansion of underground power lines in hurricane-weary...

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Pointing to issues such as low natural-gas prices, Tampa Electric Co. said this week it expects customers’ monthly bills to be reduced in...

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Lengthy and widespread power outages are in the forecast after Hurricane Dorian hits Florida. Eric Silagy, president and CEO of Florida Power &...

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With state leaders, business groups and utilities fighting the measure, the Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared skeptical about a proposed...

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Conditions are more favorable for an above normal Atlantic hurricane season in 2019, according to an updated forecast from the National...

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A political committee spearheading a proposed constitutional amendment to overhaul Florida’s electric-utility industry received $668,000 in...

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Environmentalists and consumer advocates want state regulators to expand what they consider low or “zero” energy-efficiency goals by...

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In a clash of two of the state’s most-prominent companies, Florida Power & Light and AT&T Florida are battling in court and at the...

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What started 25 years ago as an experiment to save money for municipal electric utilities in Florida continues to flourish today as the Florida...

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Over the objections of environmentalists pushing for alternative energy sources, Gov. Ron DeSantis and two Cabinet members on Thursday approved a...

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Sierra Club Florida is pressing forward with concerns about greenhouse-gas emissions as Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Cabinet prepare this week...

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A fierce debate about Florida Power & Light’s plan to use federal tax savings to cover costs of restoring electricity after Hurricane Irma...

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Utility regulators on Tuesday signed-off on a $1.3 billion agreement involving Florida Power & Light’s costs for restoring electricity...

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After receiving a request from the state Office of Public Counsel, regulators will hold a full hearing in October on a major solar-energy proposal...

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Calling arguments by the state Office of Public Counsel “premature, unnecessary and baseless,” Florida Power & Light is asking...

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Tampa Electric Co. is asking state regulators to approve adding two solar-power projects in Hillsborough County that would start producing...

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Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday signed a bill that could lead to more underground power lines in hurricane-vulnerable Florida and vetoed two measures...

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Pointing to the “extraordinary size of the program,” the state Office of Public Counsel is asking regulators to hold a detailed hearing...

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Kissimmee Utility Authority has unveiled a solar energy demonstration trailer to educate utility customers and students on solar energy production...

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Utility’s Donation of 200 Tons of Concrete Blocks Helps Create Marine Habitat ** Video & Photos of Ship Sinking Are Available at...

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With temperatures soaring into the high 90s, a new all-time electric demand was set by OUC customers on Monday (June 24) at 5:04 p.m. – the...

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Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday formally received a bill that could lead to an expansion of underground power lines in Florida, with supporters touting...

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State leaders and powerful business groups are trying to kill a proposed constitutional amendment that would lead to major changes in the way...

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A group that represents major commercial electricity users has signed on to a settlement agreement about Florida Power & Light’s costs to...

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~Awards recognize contributions to electric utility industry and public power~ Tallahassee, Fla. – The Florida Municipal Electric Association...

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With an additional $420,000 contributed in May, backers of a proposed constitutional amendment that would revamp Florida’s electric utility...

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After Florida Power & Light and the state Office of Public Counsel reached a proposed settlement last week, regulators will delay taking up a...

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Florida Power & Light and the state advocate for utility customers have reached agreement on about $1.3 billion in costs to restore electricity...

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The Lakeland City Commission voted to lower the electric fuel charge for Lakeland Electric customers for the next fiscal quarter (July/Aug./Sept. -...

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An administrative law judge Thursday recommended a key approval for a Tampa Electric Co. power-plant project that includes shifting to a greater use...

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The state Public Service Commission should approve a proposal that would lead to Duke Energy Florida using $223.5 million in federal tax...

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The latest Florida Chamber Bottom Line features Clint Bullock, Chief Executive Officer of Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC), discussing the...

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State regulators Tuesday approved a plan by Florida Power & Light to use federal tax savings to cover costs of restoring power after Hurricane...

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With a Florida Supreme Court battle looming this summer, backers of a proposed constitutional amendment to overhaul the state’s electric...

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Seven months after Hurricane Michael knocked out electricity for tens of thousands of Panhandle residents, the Florida Public Service Commission on...

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Florida Power & Light should be able to use federal tax savings to cover the costs of restoring power after Hurricane Irma, despite objections...

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Staff members of the Florida Public Service Commission are recommending approval of a plan that would lead to Gulf Power collecting extra money from...

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With memories of massive outages after Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Michael and other storms, state lawmakers Thursday gave final approval to a bill...

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Duke Energy Florida wants to use savings from a 2017 federal-tax overhaul to cover the costs of restoring power after Hurricane Michael, potentially...

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Amid investments in power plants and a larger number of customers, Florida Power & Light saw its net income increase in the first three months...

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After more than an hour of arguments Tuesday, state regulators next month will decide a high-stakes battle stemming from Florida Power &...

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State regulators Tuesday approved a plan by Duke Energy Florida to recoup money from customers for two solar power plants in Columbia and Hamilton...

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After hurricanes during the past three years knocked out electricity for millions of Floridians, lawmakers are moving forward with regulatory...

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With no questions, the Senate Innovation, Industry and Technology Committee supported the confirmations of Florida Public Service Commission...

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In what the company said will be the largest system of its type in the world, Florida Power & Light announced plans to build a battery facility...

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Duke Energy Florida has filed a proposal with the state Public Service Commission seeking to pass along costs to customers for three solar-power...

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Gulf Power wants to wait a few more months before starting to collect money from customers to cover costs related to Hurricane Michael. The...

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The Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors voted unanimously at its March 6 meeting to rename the utility’s administration building in...

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In the wake of tornadoes that hit Alabama, Georgia and Florida over the first weekend in March, public power utilities in the region rolled...

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State regulators Tuesday signed off on a plan by Tampa Electric Co. to increase customer bills in April because of higher-than-expected natural gas...

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This past weekend marked a time of honor and celebration for Florida public power communities and for lineworkers from across the Sunshine State. On...

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Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody is arguing that the Florida Supreme Court should block a proposed constitutional amendment that could revamp...

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FMEA’s Bill Comparison for January 2019 shows the average bills of public power utilities across Florida are $12.03 less than the average...

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The Tallahassee City Commission voted unanimously to adopt a Clean Energy Resolution, further strengthening the City of Tallahassee's commitment to...

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A political committee backing a proposed constitutional amendment that would overhaul Florida’s electric-utility industry spent more than...

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Michael Bloomberg, the United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Action, on Feb. 8 joined City of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, and Clint Bullock,...

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Pointing to an “unprecedented event” that knocked out power to 136,000 customers and caused massive damage to its distribution system,...

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The state Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared skeptical of arguments that it should reject decisions by regulators allowing Florida Power &...

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Florida Power & Light has proposed a three-year pilot program in which it would offer to install and maintain backup power generators for...

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Backers of a proposed constitutional amendment that would overhaul Florida’s electric-utility industry have submitted enough petition...

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Two of Florida’s most-powerful business groups said Thursday they oppose a proposed constitutional amendment that would overhaul the...

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Pointing to higher-than-expected natural gas costs, Tampa Electric Co. asked state regulators to approve an increase in customer bills that would...

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CEO of statewide power agency describes benefits of a locally owned electric utility Ocala Electric Utility contributes approximately $19 million in...

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Florida Power & Light said Wednesday it plans a major expansion of solar-energy projects during the next decade, as the state’s utilities...

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A political committee has submitted more than 60,000 valid petition signatures to the state Division of Elections as it tries to get a measure on...

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Gulf Power, the largest electric utility in Northwest Florida, starts 2019 with a new owner. NextEra Energy Inc., the parent company of Florida...

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A political committee has spent nearly $400,000 in recent months and submitted 33,863 valid petition signatures as it tries to get a measure on the...

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Describing the case as “specious, legally and factually baseless,” Florida Power & Light has asked state regulators to reject a...

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After years of debate and negotiations, Florida Power & Light said Monday it has completed a $185 million deal to acquire the city of Vero...

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Moody’s Investors Service on Dec. 6 said that it is maintaining its stable outlook for the public power electric utility sector for...

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In a high-stakes case, attorneys for consumers and two business groups are asking state regulators to require Florida Power & Light to refund as...

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Florida Power & Light’s construction of a natural-gas fired power plant in Broward County was backed Friday by Gov. Rick Scott and the...

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Nine-year agreement beginning January 2019 will reduce city’s bulk power costs The city of Winter Park will see lower wholesale electric...

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The city of Tallahassee, Fla., has become the 32nd municipal electric utility to join the Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA), an Orlando-based...

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Maintaining optimum plant performance provides low-cost power for customers For the sixth consecutive year, the Florida Municipal Power...

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Less than two weeks following the devastation of nearly Category 5 Hurricane Michael, the strongest hurricane to ever hit the Panhandle region,...

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On October 10, 2018, the panhandle of Florida was devastated by Hurricane Michael – a strong, Category 4 hurricane with winds at 155 mph (just...

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All four of the Vogtle 3 & 4 project co-owners have voted to continue construction of the two new nuclear units near Waynesboro, Ga. The news...

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Commission to Consider Electric and Natural Gas Rates on September 26 City of Tallahassee utility customers may soon see a reduction in their...

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