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Utility companies across Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida are scrambling to restore power to thousands of customers who are desperately in need of heat as a winter storm rages Wednesday. Heavy icing on trees has caused multiple power outages due to trees and limbs down all over St Simons ...
Palm Bay Utilities does not solicit customers for payment and will never ask for personal information such as social security information or credit card payment over the phone, according to the city. Customers who want to pay their bill they may call the automated phone number 321-952-3420 and select ...

Orlando, Fla. - Central Florida power companies are prepared to provide extra power to heat homes Wednesday as temperatures in some areas dip below freezing. Orlando Utility Co. officials said the company is ready to provide extra power for heating during the cold front and extra crews are standing ...
Tampa, Fla. (AP) -- A federal agency says Tampa Electric Co. ignored its own rules when performing a dangerous maintenance job at one of its plants that left five workers dead. On Thursday, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration slapped the company with its most serious citation -- a willful ...
Tampa, Florida -- A federal agency says Tampa Electric Company ignored its own rules when performing a dangerous maintenance job at one of its plants that left five workers dead. On Thursday, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration slapped the company with its most serious citation -- a ...
Bullies, texting, hurricanes and juvenile detention facilities are some of the issues that will get attention when the Florida Legislature's session begins Jan. 9. Gov. Rick Scott and legislative leaders always have different spending priorities and it's a high-stakes election year, so the annual battle of the budget ...

Florida utilities eye recovery of Hurricane Irma costs ... The largest utility in Florida will not immediately file for recovery, however, according to Platts. ... Florida utilities sped recovery times in the face of September's storms, but now utilities are looking at the costs and determining how best to be prepared for ...
It seems there's a really big hurry to rebuild our water system, and that big hurry, with its attendant extravagance, may be a bonus for investors in public water utilities. Please address your financial questions to Malcolm Berko, P.O. Box 8303, Largo, FL 33775, or email him at mjberko@yahoo.com. To find out ...
Florida's anti-rooftop solar and anti-efficiency policies are fervently guarded in Tallahassee by a powerful lobbying presence from the utilities. Florida Power & Light is the largest of the regulated utility monopolies in the state. As the nation's 3rd largest IOU, it has nearly 5 million customers. In 2016, it turned ...
Tampa, Fla. (AP) -- A federal agency says Tampa Electric Company ignored its own rules when performing a dangerous maintenance job at one of its plants that left five workers dead. On Thursday, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration slapped the company with its most serious citation -- a ...
Florida utility buys 102.5-MW biomass plant ... the deal, it was sold to Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU), GREC said on Wednesday.
It comes after a long-running debate about utility service in Indian River County -- a debate that included a Florida Supreme Court ruling last ... an agreement to buy wholesale power from the Orlando Utilities Commission.
As Palm Beach's controversial utility burial project continues, it's interesting to note that some South Florida communities where lines are ... 6,000 electrical customers on Longboat Key, near Sarasota, thanks to buried utilities.
COLUMBIA -- A major Florida power provider, NextEra Energy, is an ... Santee Cooper's suitors are among the largest utilities in the Southeast.
The Florida Public Service Commission approved a wide-ranging settlement with Duke Energy, bringing an end to the utility's proposed Levy ...
... over the length of power outages after Hurricane Irma, the Coral Gables commission says it will sue Florida Power & Light to force the utility to ...
New Florida muni solar program cuts NEM rates, includes battery storage incentives ... The utility's plan will add 250 MW of utility-scale solar to its system, ... 300 MW total to serve customers -- making it one of the utilities with ...

Florida Power & Light proposes new $888M gas unit ... According to the utility, the gas plant would be almost $1.3 billion cheaper than ...
electric utility in Florida lobbies against solar for regular people, but uses ... electricity utilities "use a little bit of political jiu-jitsu" to steal the sun.
Florida has come a long way since the busy 2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons. With 24 named storms hitting the Sunshine State between the ...
Editorial: Review of utilities during Irma begins ... The Florida Public Service Commission is cranking up to examine how investor-owned utilities, ... What do customers think about their utility's preparedness and response?
solar: Florida's JEA utility is dismantling its net metering policy while ... Energy in South Carolina, saying its utilities hinder large-scale solar ...
The Florida Keys took another hit -- head-on collision shuts down ... going northbound and a utility line truck -- on the Overseas Highway near ...
JEA is the largest municipal utility in Florida with about 450,000 ... is an apples-to-apples comparison of solar development by utilities across ...
Utility companies are now using the high-tech devices to help restore power faster and more efficiently in the wake of natural disasters like ...
State regulators yesterday denied a request by Florida Power ... last year allowed deferral of cost recovery, and allowed the utility to wait until ...
Candidates are better off not taking utility money, but if the utilities are funneling money into committees or through parties, the candidates will ...
Duke, other utility customers complain of sky-high power bills despite ... have complained about higher bills from a variety of utilities despite going without ... caused by Hurricane Irma, which battered Central Florida last month.
NextEra Energy is the parent company of Florida Power And Light, one of the largest regulated utilities in the country. Florida Power serves 10 ...
Almost 40 years ago, the Florida Legislature tried to take politics out of ... which takes millions in utility money, the very legislature responsible ...
Florida's PSC is now working on assessing utility responses. The agency is reviewing utilities' hurricane preparedness and restoration actions ...
Florida's PSC is now working on assessing utility responses. The agency is reviewing utilities' hurricane preparedness and restoration actions ...
Free Florida's PSC from utility control ... by the investor-owned utilities it is charged with regulating, according to Integrity Florida's report.
Now, a new report by Integrity Florida says the PSC has become a "captured" regulatory agency, having found that "investor-owned utilities ...
READ MORE: "Florida's new utility regulator: Uber driver, donkey ... Until last year, the PSC allowed the four investor-owned utilities to lose $6.5 ...
Utilities spent billions of dollars "hardening" the Florida power grid ... grid withstand the destructive power of Hurricane Irma, utility experts said.
Utility companies have spent billions of dollars "hardening" the Florida power grid by replacing wooden poles for power lines with concrete or ...
These companies face a choice: To double down on a utility model that's ... Like their counterparts in other states, Florida utilities have gone to ...
If these three utilities achieve their procurement targets, Florida will surpass North Carolina and Texas to become the second- largest state ...
Salvation army property manager Carlos Pineiro packs powdered drink mix into coolers for the trip to Texas on Monday in Jacksonville. Pineiro ...
More than 20 Central Florida Urban Search and Rescue Task Force 4 ... In addition to state help, Florida utility companies are sending repair ...
On Tuesday, Duke Energy Florida president Harry Sideris came by the ... "Customers will no longer pay anything further for Levy," the utility ...
Clearwater, FL - Pinellas County Utilities announced for the second ... measure designed to optimize water quality, according to the utility ...
At six and half feet tall and 330 pounds Fred Johnson is an imposing figure. He arrived at Florida around 300 pounds but has slowly added on ...
There will be financial fallout from the terrible miscalculations that resulted in five workers being killed in June at Tampa Electric's Big Bend ...
Utility watchdog J.R. Kelly, public counsel for the Florida Office of Public ... "So, these utilities are encouraged to keep pursuing projects even ...
Florida's broken system for selecting utility watchdogs | Editorial .... these lawmakers favor applicants friendly to the utilities they are supposed ...
State Rep. Tom Goodson and four former lawmakers are among 14 candidates -- including two sitting Public Service Commission members ...
Florida utility says less natural gas would increase coal use ... 10,000 years to help utilities prepare for threats against dams and nuclear plants.
Clay Ingram, R-Pensacola, would give exclusive authority on where utilities install transmission lines to the Florida Public Service Commission, nullifying local Municipalities' ability to dictate that the infrastructure be overhead or underground. The ...


 

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