In recognition of the City of Tallahassee’s Arvah B. Hopkins Generating Station attaining 10 years without a lost-time accident, a special ceremony was held May 8 in Tallahassee City Commission meeting. This unprecedented achievement demonstrates the City’s commitment to protecting workers’ safety, while also ensuring reliable electric service to customers.
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Duke Energy Florida is seeking to collect $174.6 million next year from customers for a proposed Levy County nuclear plant and for a project at the now-shuttered Crystal River nuclear plant, according to documents filed last week at the state Public Service Commission.
According to The News Service of Florida, A bill headed to Gov. Rick Scott would set new benchmarks for electric utilities that want to collect controversial fees while planning nuclear-power plants. But consumers shouldn’t expect refunds if the plans are halted.
In a copyrighted story by the Palm Beach Post, AARP filed a “friend of the court” brief with the Florida Supreme Court in objection of the rate increase approved for Florida Power & Light Co (FPL).
In a copyrighted story by the Tampa Bay Business Journal, Duke Energy, now the largest electric utility in the country, has a new logo in Florida, North and South Carolina as of April 29.
GRU General Manager Bob Hunzinger has been elected to chair the Florida Reliability Coordinating Council, Inc. (FRCC) and the Florida Electric Power Coordinating Group (FCG) for a two-year term.
FMEA’s Bill Comparison for March 2013 is now available. The report compares utility bills for residential, commercial and industrial utility customers categorized by consumption in 15 categories. The report is produced monthly and includes billing information from investor-owned and municipal utilities.