Tag: fpl

Yoca Arditi-Rocha, Katie Chiles Ottenweller: Floridians Deserve Better than More Fossil Fuels and Higher...

State regulators should reject FPL’s shortsighted rate hike While Floridians were faced with hardships ranging from a global pandemic to an unprecedented unemployment crisis, FPL actually increased its profits by 10 percent. Now, the company...

Large Utilities Cut Off Power to More Than 120,000 Florida Families Over Holidays, New...

The total number of residential disconnections by Florida’s utilities has continued to rise in recent months. Since August, the six utility companies have disconnected more than 330,000 Florida families. 

Florida Public Service Commission Approves Largest Shared Solar Program in the Nation

FPL noted SolarTogether will be the largest voluntary utility-led solar program that will benefit as many as 10,000 lower-income Floridians. The approval comes as a result of a settlement with Vote Solar and other climate and community advocates and businesses.

Nikki Fried Launches Florida Advisory Council on Climate and Energy

This week state Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried announced the launch of the new Florida Advisory Council on Climate & Energy (FACCE).

Daren Goldin: Florida Municipal Utilities Should Look to FPL for Guidance

When people grow food at home, supermarkets doesn’t respond by raising prices. If you use a rain barrel to water your garden, the water bill doesn’t go up. So should utilities increase fees in response to homeowners installing solar panels?

Ron DeSantis: Florida Has Stepped Up to Help Bahamas Recover From Hurricane Dorian

On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis highlighted the efforts Floridians have made, including more than $11 million in private donations, to help the Bahamas.

PSC Extends FPL’s Voluntary Solar Partnership for Another Year

At the end of summer, more than 36,000 FPL customers were taking part in the program with that number expected to rise to more than 40,500 this month.