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Duke Pays $600k to Settle Power Plant Antitrust Case

Duke Energy has agreed to pay $600,000 as part of a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice in a case about whether the utility followed antitrust requirements in the purchase of a Polk County power plant. The utility and … Continue reading

EPA Denies Petitions Asking it to Reconsider Clean Power Plan

The Environmental Protection Agency has rejected most of the 38 petitions it received asking the agency to reconsider all or parts of its final Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units. The final rule, which … Continue reading

Sierra Club Takes FPL Rate Increase to Supreme Court

The Sierra Club wants the state Supreme Court to block a decision by regulators to approve $811 million in base-rate increases for Florida Power & Light. The Sierra Club, which filed a notice of the Supreme Court challenge Tuesday, January … Continue reading

Florida Municipal Electric Association Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Association has served as an advocate for affordable, reliable public power for more than seven decades This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA), a trade association that represents the interests of Florida’s family of … Continue reading

Regulators to Back FPL in Nuclear Siting Case

The state Public Service Commission plans to file a brief in support of Florida Power & Light in a legal case stemming from the utility’s proposal to build two nuclear reactors in Miami-Dade County. The regulatory agency Thursday, January 5, … Continue reading

Southern Company Unveils Deal to Develop, Construct 3,000 MW of Wind Power

Investor-owned utility Southern Company on Dec. 30 said that its Southern Power subsidiary has entered into a joint development agreement with Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. to develop and construct approximately 3,000 megawatts across 10 projects with commercial operation dates … Continue reading

League of Women Voters Allowed into Gulf Rate Case

The League of Women Voters of Florida will be able to take part in a regulatory case in which Gulf Power is seeking to raise base electric rates by $106.8 million. Florida Public Service Commission member Jimmy Patronis, who is … Continue reading