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August 24, 2017

Energy & Utilities

APR Energy Delivers Backup Generation for South Australia

A newly signed contract with SA Power Networks installs APR Energy as the last line of defense against power outages in South Australia, adding as much as 276MW to the grid through the use of emissions-friendly mobile gas turbines at two sites. The plants should provide critical grid stability before December 1, 2017. Read more »
Published on 8/2/2017

NextEra Energy, Inc. and NextEra Energy Partners, LP Second Quarter 2017 Release

NextEra Energy delivers strong second-quarter financial and operational results Read more »
Published on 7/27/2017

FPL installs first of 1 million new Treasure Coast solar panels as part of major statewide solar expansion

Three new universal solar energy centers in Indian River and St. Lucie counties will cost-effectively generate clean, emissions-free energy for customers starting early next year Read more »
Published on 7/11/2017

Brightline and FPL announce clean energy partnership

Brightline, the express train service that will run between West Palm Beach, Fort LaBrightline, the express train service that will run between West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Miami, today announced its partnership with Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) to provide clean biodiesel to fuel the trains. FPL, which has used clean, high-quality biodiesel as a fuel for its trucks for nearly two decades, will supply Brightline with 2 million gallons of biodiesel-blended fuel annually under a two-year contract.uderdale and Miami, today announced its partnership with Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) to provide clean biodiesel to fuel the trains. FPL, which has used clean, high-quality biodiesel as a fuel for its trucks for nearly two decades, will supply Brightline with 2 million gallons of biodiesel-blended fuel annually under a two-year contract. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2017

Sunrun Expands Solar Access to Florida

Driven by strong consumer demand, Sunrun will now offer cleaner energy options to the Sunshine State Read more »
Published on 6/21/2017

PSC Reports Increased Renewable Use by Florida Consumers

Continuing its upward trend, customer-owned renewable energy generation increased approximately 38 percent last year, according to electric utility reports filed with the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC). Read more »
Published on 6/14/2017

Campus groundbreaking signals new day for community, downtown Orlando

Children from the Parramore community helped Central Florida leaders sink shovels into the dirt today at a groundbreaking ceremony ushering in a transformative campus that will soon rise in downtown Orlando. Read more »
Published on 5/11/2017

REPORT: Nearly One in Four Americans' Drinking Water Comes from Untested or Contaminated Systems

Trump's Proposed Budget Cuts Could Decimate EPA's Ability to Ensure Safe Tap Water, Especially Rural America Read more »
Published on 5/4/2017

Successful Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale Yields $275 Million in High Bids on 913,542 Acres in Central Planning Area

Sale reflects strong market conditions, industry interest in Federal offshore oil and gas resources under new Administration Read more »
Published on 3/27/2017

FPL announces sites selected for eight new solar power plants

Florida Power & Light Company today announced the names and locations of its 2017 and 2018 universal solar projects, consisting of eight new 74.5-megawatt solar power plants that will be built over the next 12 months. Read more »
Published on 3/8/2017

FPL accelerates major solar energy development projects

FPL now plans to add eight new universal solar power plants cost-effectively by early 2018 Read more »
Published on 2/21/2017

Duke Energy Florida to build solar power plant in Suwannee County

Suwannee Solar Facility is the third in the company's long-range plan to install universal solar as part of its diverse energy mix in Florida Read more »
Published on 1/12/2017

Electrons: Recasting the solar battle

In the grand scheme of electrical power generation in Florida, solar power is still a pipsqueak, accounting for less than a percent of the power generated... Read more »
Published on 12/28/2016

Florida PSC approves FPL's four-year rate agreement

Florida PSC approves FPL's four-year rate agreement, keeping typical customer bills low through 2020 while advancing affordable clean energy and best-in-class reliability Read more »
Published on 11/30/2016

NRC, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Issue Final Environmental Impact Statement For Proposed Turkey Point Reactors in Florida

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has concluded there are no environmental impacts to preclude issuing Combined Licenses to build and operate two reactors next to the existing Turkey Point nuclear power plant, about 20 miles south of Miami. Read more »
Published on 11/4/2016

Duke Energy names Harry Sideris as new Florida president

Harry Sideris, senior vice president of environmental, health and safety for Duke Energy, has been named Duke Energy's state president in Florida, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Read more »
Published on 11/3/2016

World Fuel Services Corporation completes acquisition of ExxonMobil on-airport fueling operations in Canada and France

World Fuel Services Corporation (NYSE:INT) announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the aviation fueling operations of certain ExxonMobil affiliates (“ExxonMobil”) at 34 airports in Canada and 2 airports in France. World Fuel has also become ExxonMobil's long-term wholesale distributor for general aviation fuel in Canada. Read more »
Published on 11/2/2016

Crown Castle announces agreement to acquire FPL's FiberNet as part of $1.5 billion deal

FiberNet is a fiber services provider that owns or has rights to approximately 11,500 route miles of fiber installed and under construction in Florida and Texas, inclusive of approximately 6,000 route miles of fiber in top metro markets. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2016

Babcock Ranch: A place in the sun

It's been almost a decade since developer Syd Kitson first approached Florida Power & Light about his plans to build what he envisions as the country's most sustainable community at Babcock Ranch. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2016

Gov. Rick Scott: Additional utility resources standing by to help Tallahassee

On Monday evening, Governor Scott released the following statement following his meeting with city and county leaders in Tallahassee regarding power restoration efforts in Leon County. Read more »
Published on 9/6/2016

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