Florida Power Corporation

Type: Company
Name: Florida Power Corporation
Nationality: United States
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Electricity: 11% cheaper in South Florida than national average

Sun Sentinel Gasoline prices have been shooting up in South Florida but there's still once energy bargain: Electricity.Households in Broward and Miami-Dade counties paid an average 11 percent less for electricity last month than the national average, ... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

WEATHER: Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe thunderstorms swept across Central Florida for much of Tuesday afternoon, as winds and furious rains left flooding and damage in its wake.The following severe weather advisories are in effect:Severe Thunderstorm Warning Until 5:15 p.m. for Brevard ... [Published Central Florida News 13 - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Panels promise savings on your electric bill

TAMPA (FOX 13) -Warm air rises.That simple, yet profound reality of science is the basis for a new product that promises to decrease heat and cut your electric bill."I recommend it," said Ralph Pickard, a Lakeland man who installed GreenStar panels in ... [Published WTVT FOX 13 - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

SWFL students learn about sun's energy through solar panels

They don't call Florida the sunshine state for nothing -- the sun is out a lot.Now, students in Southwest Florida are getting an inside look at how to harness the sun's energy.Students don't want to stare at a textbook all day and teachers know that."We ... [Published NBC 2 - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Inglis Loses A Friend

Sarah (Betty) Berger, a tiny woman with alert, sparkling eyes and the ability to fill a room with her presence, died at her Inglis home on Saturday, April 5, at the age of 96. Betty was born January 29, 1919. She was preceded in death by her husband of ... [Published The Newscaster - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Microburst in Daytona Beach flips plane

A microburst with winds of at least 50 miles per hours caused damaged throughout Daytona Beach Monday afternoon.Students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, who are studying meteorology, said the storm was brief but intense, knocking down trees and ... [Published Central Florida News 13 - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

9 Investigates state's 4 largest utilities

ORLANDO, Fla. —A new report on the state’s four largest utilities is raising questions about how much the companies are spending to influence lawmakers and control the rates they charge customers.The report by the nonpartisan government watchdog group ... [Published WFTV - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

Houses get safety makeover in South Daytona FPL partnership

A Florida Power and Light worker meets with a homeowner in South Daytona. FPL workers did energy checks and trimmed trees Sunday, which South Daytona Fire changed smoke ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Government watchdog report says utility companies have too much power in legislature

Updated: Monday, March 31 2014, 05:24 PM CDTFLORIDA  --  A government watchdog report released today says Florida's biggest utility companies have too much power in the legislature.Integrity Florida's report singles out Florida's four biggest utilities: ... [Published WEAR TV 3 - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Regulators get an earful over planned gas pipeline

The 85-year-old said that after Florida Power Corp. came through in the 1960s, he could not find the burial plot holding his mother, who died giving birth to him.Now that a natural gas pipeline is ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Grant pays for solar panels at church

The Central Church of Christ recently received a $50,000 grant from Florida Power and Light to install a solar power system on our building at 6221 Proctor Road, Sarasota. FPL contracted with Tri-County Air Conditioning to do the installation, and the ... [Published Southwest Florida Herald Tribune - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 2 reports

FPL to charge extra for smart meter opt-out

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Millions of homeowners across Florida use smart meters to track their energy use, but customers who would rather keep their old electricity meters say the decision is costing them.Florida Power & Light's smart meter initiative is meant ... [Published WINK TV - Mar 19 2014]

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Mary Sellers: "My guys say it's like going to grannies house and that just makes me feel good because when they come, I give them a key, we sit down, talk about it, their menu, what they like, what they don't like and I usually keep snacks."
"South Florida is much more reasonably priced when it comes to electricity" the economist said, attributing it to the region's main supplier, Florida Power & Electric, recently switching over to cleaner, cheaper naturual gas...
Howard Finkelstein: "The Public Service Commission is going to conduct hearings in the next few months to determine whether they should finalize the plan to force customers to pay extra if they don't want a smart meter. If you don't, and don't want to pay a monthly fee, call the PublicPublic Service Commission and lodge a complaint."

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Georgia Power : names Louise Scott vice preside... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 15 2014]
WEATHER: Severe Thunderstorm Warning [Published Central Florida News 13 - Apr 15 2014]
Electricity: 11% cheaper in South Florida than ... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Apr 15 2014]
Is the Irreversible Truly Unforeseeable?: The L... [Published JD Supra - Apr 15 2014]
Paying to Not Have Smart Meter [Published 7 News Online - Apr 15 2014]
Panels promise savings on your electric bill [Published WTVT FOX 13 - Apr 15 2014]
MOAS Announces Annual Summer Learning Institute [Published Prlog - Apr 11 2014]
Perks don't always keep workers (AAP) [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Apr 11 2014]
The Latest Expense to Hit Utility Companies Fro... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Apr 10 2014]
FPL commissions Riviera Beach Next Generation C... [Published SYS-CON Media - Apr 10 2014]
SWFL students learn about sun's energy through ... [Published NBC 2 - Apr 09 2014]
Developer turns over land to Stoneybrook associ... [Published Sarasota Observer - Apr 09 2014]
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognizes... [Published Benzinga.com - Apr 09 2014]
BUSINESS REPORT: AeroTurbine Opens HQ In Mirama... [Published Business Facilities - Apr 09 2014]
Inglis Loses A Friend [Published The Newscaster - Apr 08 2014]
Microburst in Daytona Beach flips plane [Published Central Florida News 13 - Apr 08 2014]
Embry-Riddle, Daytona Beach neighborhoods suffe... [Published Central Florida News 13 - Apr 08 2014]
9 Investigates state's 4 largest utilities [Published WFTV - Apr 07 2014]
Houses get safety makeover in South Daytona FPL... [Published Big News Network - Apr 07 2014]
Houses get safety makeover in South Daytona, FP... [Published Central Florida News 13 - Apr 06 2014]
The Land Of Lasting Sun [Published Examiner.com - Apr 03 2014]
Report: With an Army of Lobbyists and Vaults of... [Published Digital Journal - Apr 03 2014]
FPL Proposes Voluntary Community-Based Solar Pa... [Published Power Magazine - Apr 03 2014]
Photos: From Boy Scout to Killer: Teen in Pris... [Published ABC News - Apr 02 2014]
Remember When: 25 Years Ago, 1989 [Published SouthLakePress.com - Apr 02 2014]
Thomas & Betts Professionals to Deliver Present... [Published Thomas & Betts - Apr 01 2014]
Government watchdog report says utility compani... [Published WEAR TV 3 - Mar 31 2014]
Regulators get an earful over planned gas pipeline [Published Big News Network - Mar 28 2014]
Regulators get an earful over planned gas pipeline [Published Ocala.com - Mar 27 2014]
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Why Should You Consider a Career in Nuclear Energy [Published NEI Nuclear Notes - Mar 25 2014]
Scott Peterson The following is a guest post by Scott Peterson, NEI's Senior Vice President of Communications. The red clay landscape of rural Georgia may seem like an unlikely setting for technological innovation in the nuclear energy industry. The ...
FPL volunteers demonstrate their "Power to Care... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Mar 11 2014]
JUNO BEACH, Fla., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power and Light Company's sixth annual "Power to Care" week gave employees the opportunity to make a difference in the communities in which they live and work. The week-long event included 1,300 ...
Extreme Weather - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Mar 07 2014]
EDIS Number: ST-20140307-42927-USA Date / time: 07/03/2014 04:00:11 [UTC] Event: Extreme Weather Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Florida Location: [Palm Beach County] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number ...
Former NRC chairman: No safety concerns at Fla.... [Published NEI SmartBrief - Mar 05 2014]
Florida Power & Light's St.  - More -  ...
Sitel Appoints Bert Quintana Chairman of the Board [Published Call Centre Clinic News Articles - Mar 03 2014]
3rd March 2014 - Sitel, a leading global customer care provider announced that Bert Quintana has been appointed to its Board of Directors and named Chairman of the Board. Mr. Quintana will also continue in his current capacity as President and Chief ...
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Power Solutions International Launches New Engi... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Nov 11 2013]
FPL's Riviera Beach Next Generation Clean Energ... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 22 2013]
PG&E Appoints Three New Vice Presidents Within ... [Published PR Newswire - Sep 20 2013]
Brent Colbert of Blythe, California Accepts Pos... [Published PR Newswire - Sep 13 2013]
FPL named one of nation's top 10 utilities for ... [Published PR Newswire - Sep 11 2013]
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