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  1. PSC rejects FPL's lobbying fee requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    The Florida Public Service Commission today rejected a request by Florida Power & Light Co. to charge customers $228,500 for lobbying fees related to the proposed changes to the Clean Water Act.

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  2. ALTPAY Mobile Payment Company Wins 2014 South Florida Innovation AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | PR Log

    "ALTPAY has been successfully up and running since March in the South Florida area, providing secure and private mobile payment technology that saves merchants money and builds loyalty with customers making everyday purchases," said Victor Cook, managing partner of ALTPAY. "We are proud to receive the Innovation Award which recognizes the creativity, talent and perseverance of our dedicated team."

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  3. Photo Gallery: FPL employees pack 25,000 holiday meals for hungry Miami-Dade families | Dec. 16, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    25,000 meals made of lentils, dehydrated vegetables, rice, and pink Himalayan salt provided by Feeding Children Everywhere, a charity that empowers and mobilizes people to assemble healthy meals for hungry children, are made by 250 FPL employees in several shifts of 70 people on Dec. 16, 2014 will be donated to the Camillus House for distribution to food insecure families throughout Miami-Dade County. Florida Power & Light employees Tammy Larkins, left, and others pour ingredients as Pam Normandia, right, prepares another bag.

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  4. Manatee Education Center coming to Riviera Beach, FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Florida Power and Light is taking steps to protect a beloved marine mammal along Florida's Atlantic coast. Along with community leaders in Riviera Beach, Florida, FPL executives recently broke ground on a manatee education center that will serve to raise awareness about the status of this popular species.

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  5. Fitch Affirms Palm Beach County, FL Water & Sewer Revs at 'AAA'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Business Wire

    The bonds are supported by a first lien on and pledge of the net revenues of the county's water and sewer system, as well as connection fees. EXCELLENT FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE AND MANAGEMENT: Financial margins are strong and have generated significant cash flows and debt service coverage over time.

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  6. December 16, 2014 - DOE says smart grid projects have helped...Read the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Public Power

    ... focused on smart grid projects by the EPB in Chattanooga, and by two investor-owned utilities: Florida Power and Light, and Philadelphia-based PECO. Smart grid technologies "are helping utilities to speed outage restoration following major storm ...

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  7. Candy factory among companies looking at GladesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | WPTV Local News

    ... workforce, and questions about where employees will live," Smallridge said. A new study paid for by Florida Power and Light was also released on Tuesday. In addition to manufacturing opportunities, the study shows tourism because of Lake Okeechobee ...

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  8. Editorial: PSC should reject FPL's pitch to charge customers for lobbying costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Florida Public Service Commission has another opportunity this week to demonstrate a smidgen of independence from the utilities it regulates. Florida Power & Light has the audacity to ask for permission to bill customers for the cost of lobbying against proposed federal clean water rules.

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  9. Items of Interest at Upcoming Florida PSC Commission ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Capital Soup

    The following items are among those scheduled for consideration by the Florida Public Service Commission at its Thursday, December 18, Commission Conference: - Fuel and purchased power cost recovery clause with generating performance incentive factor . The Commission will address a staff recommendation on FPL's request to recover costs from its project with PetroQuest through the fuel cost recovery clause.

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  10. Watchdog group files complaint against Duke Energy over reservesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    North Carolina utility watchdog group NC WARN filed a complaint today with federal regulators, alleging that Duke Energy wrongfully charges its customers for new power plants while operating with exorbitant reserves. The 19-page complaint, obtained by the Tampa Bay Times , highlights Duke's Florida operations as one of the utility's prime examples of large reserves.

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  11. Fracking: Now They Want You to PayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Oil Change

    ... but by their customers. Earlier this month, before the state Public Service Commission , Florida Power and Light (FPL) sought permission to charge its customers up to $750 million a year for exploratory fracking in Oklahoma. The Commission is due to ...

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  12. Real reform for the Public Service Commission could happenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Tampa Bay legislators received the message loud and clear from voters who are fed up with Duke Energy, high electric bills and state utility regulators who regularly side with the power companies. Lawmakers already have proposed several consumer friendly changes to rein in the utilities and reform the Public Service Commission, and there is more to come.

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  13. State turns out lights on solar rebates after 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Regulators say the program remains costly and that consumers have continued to install solar-energy systems even without claiming rebates. But renewable-energy-system installers say the move could mean trouble for the industry in Florida and that the rebate program suffered from poor execution.

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  14. Duke Energy eyes Florida case on frackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Business Journal

    Duke Energy says it is monitoring a Florida utility's proposal to get involved in natural gas fracking. Spokeswoman Jennifer Zajac says Duke is always considering possible investments, and mining its own natural gas through fracking is something the company has thought about.

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  15. FPL breaks ground on Manatee Education Center in Riviera Beach...Read the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Electric Energy Online

    Florida Power & Light Company executives and community leaders rolled up their sleeves, donned hardhats and wielded ceremonial shovels to break ground on a manatee education center that will raise awareness about the status of this beloved species for generations to come. The new facility will sit beside FPL's new Riviera Beach Next Generation Clean Energy Center on the Lake Worth Lagoon where manatees have long gathered to keep warm during the winter months.

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  16. FPL breaks ground on Manatee Education Center in Riviera BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Sys-Con Media

    The new facility will sit beside FPL's new Riviera Beach Next Generation Clean Energy Center on the Lake Worth Lagoon where manatees have long gathered to keep warm during the winter months. "Our new, cleaner, more fuel-efficient Riviera Beach Next Generation Clean Energy Center not only provides FPL customers with electric power that keep rates low and well under the national average, its operations and location create a special opportunity to help protect this endangered treasure that calls Florida's waters home," said , president and CEO of FPL.

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  17. FPL Manatee center groundbreaking to be held todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    Florida Power & Light Co. is holding a groundbreaking ceremony this morning for its new Manatee Education Center next to its Riviera Beach power plant.

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  18. Construction Week: Dodge Starts Recede 4% in Oct.; Miami Wastewater Program AdvancesRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | ENR-Engineering News-Record

    The value of new construction starts settled back 4% in October to a seasonally adjusted rate of $589.8 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The decline follows the 10% increase reported in September, which was the strongest month so far in 2014.

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  19. Florida Building Owners - Get Your $150k FPL Solar Rebate Before it's Too LateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | PR Log

    ... 2014 - Advanced Roofing Inc., Commercial Roofing, and Solar Contractor is pleased to announce that Florida Power and Light will continue its solar energy rebate program for 2015. This is the final year the $50,000 FPL Solar Rebate (up to three ...

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  20. NextEra Seeks To Prove Florida Regulators Wrong In HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    NextEra Energy is the parent of Florida Power & Light, which early this week got "everything it wanted" from state regulators - the gutting of renewable energy targets and the end of the state's solar rebate program. So why did NEE, which has a market cap of $45 billion, yesterday agree to buy Hawaiian Electric for an estimated $4.3 billion ? Robo, 51, became CEO of NextEra in the middle of 2012 and chairman of its board at the end of last year.

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