An administrative law judge Thursday December, 5 – recommended that Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet give approvals to Florida Power & Light for a plan to build two nuclear reactors at the Turkey Point complex in Miami-Dade County. Continue reading
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The Kissimmee Utility Authority on Wednesday December 4, 2013, officially broke ground on a new $17.2 million electric substation that will power downtown Kissimmee and its business district.
The substation will replace the utility’s existing Power Plant Substation, a facility constructed on Kissimmee’s lakefront in the early 1970s.
Graham, who was initially appointed to the commission by former Gov. Charlie Crist in July 2010 and twice reappointed by Gov. Rick Scott, previously served as chairman from October 2010 until January 2012.
State utility regulators accepted a settlement agreement Tuesday that includes increases to base electric rates for customers of Gulf Power Co. and also approved the final piece of a previously announced hike by Florida Power & Light.
The Florida Public Service Commission approved a $4.06 increase on a typical 1,000-kilowatt hour monthly residential bill for Pensacola-based Gulf Power, after negotiators agreed on a lengthy settlement intended to establish long-term rate stability and funding for transmission upgrades in the western Panhandle.
Around the country, millions of people are decorating for the holidays, but unfortunately, many will unknowingly create numerous electrical hazards in and around their home.
FMEA Releases October 2013 Bill Comparison; Municipal Electric Utilities Lowest in 13 of 15 Categories
The report is produced monthly and includes billing information from investor-owned and municipal utilities. Municipal Electric Utilities are the lowest in 13 of 15 categories.
Under the scam, customers are informed that their electric account is scheduled to be disconnected for non-payment. They are then instructed to wire the payment to a fictitious account to avoid immediate disconnection of service.