Articles in Category: 'FPL'

By: Nancy Smith | Posted: March 8, 2012 3:55 AM
Watch your wallet Thursday when the Senate is due to take up SB 2094, Adam Putnam's hard-fought-for energy bill.
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 27, 2011 3:55 AM

Florida's renewable energy bright lights -- feeling frisky Wednesday during the first day of the Florida Energy Summit -- took turns describing feats of new-energy derring-do just over the next horizon.

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By: Lane Wright | Posted: February 9, 2011 3:55 AM

For years, Florida lawmakers, energy producers and consumers have been interested in developing a renewable energy policy to help wean the state off fossil fuels, but despite their efforts, meaningful renewable policy has failed to make it to the governor's desk.

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By: Lane Wright | Posted: February 15, 2011 3:55 AM

For years, proponents of renewable energy have lobbied for mandates to jump-start Florida's renewable market, but one investor-owned utility (IOU) sees a solar future, voluntarily.

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By: Michael Peltier News Service of Florida | Posted: October 30, 2010 4:05 AM
Florida’s two largest electric utilities reported on Friday that they have posted higher earnings for the third quarter 2010 compared to last year as both took advantage of favorable weather and improved economic conditions.
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By: Alex Tiegen | Posted: April 28, 2010 12:08 AM

The Legislature moved closer Tuesday to giving Florida’s largest investor-owned utilities the power to raise rates as they gain ground in the state’s renewable-energy sector.

Despite fears of imposing a new fee upon Florida taxpayers and putting smaller energy producers at a disadvantage, the House voted 83-34 to give the utilities the power to raise rates to fund renewable-energy projects.

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By: Alex Tiegen | Posted: March 23, 2010 7:08 PM

The Senate Communications, Energy and Utilities Committee moved a bill forward Tuesday that authorizes the Florida Public Services Commission to create standards of reasonable and reliable service for investor-owned water and sewer utilities and penalize the companies when they violate those standards.

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By: Alex Tiegen | Posted: March 8, 2010 7:51 PM
You’ve probably never met J. R. Kelly. But in the past two years, he’s fought to keep your electricity bills low.

As the public counsel to the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC), Kelly represents state consumers in every case involving a request for a utility rate increase.

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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: April 27, 2010 12:41 AM
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Renewable energy legislation is being hailed by Florida's big investor-owned utilities (IOUs) -- but not so much by small-scale producers who fear they'll be cut out of the action.

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