Florida Power & Light

FPL Partners with Edison Awards to Celebrate Nation's Most Innovative Companies

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

FORT MYERS, Fla., April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Edison Awards is pleased to announce Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) as a new gold sponsor for its 2021 Edison Awards.

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  • FORT MYERS, Fla., April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Edison Awards is pleased to announce Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) as a new gold sponsor for its 2021 Edison Awards.
  • "We're looking forward to a long and successful partnership with FPL," said Edison Universe Executive Director Frank Bonafilia.
  • "There are a number of unique opportunities that exist between the Edison Awards' support for innovation and FPL, including their new 35 Mules innovation hub."
  • Babcock Ranch developer Kitson & Partners and FPL partnered and broke ground on the FPL Babcock Ranch Solar Energy Center in 2015.

FPL envisions a more resilient and sustainable Florida; files details of proposed 2022-2025 rate plan with Public Service Commission

Friday, March 12, 2021 - 1:45pm

FPL business customers' typical bills are lower today than they were 15 years ago and are well below the national average.

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  • FPL business customers' typical bills are lower today than they were 15 years ago and are well below the national average.
  • The proposed base rate adjustments vary widely depending on rate class and customer usage.
  • Even with the proposed increase, small and medium business customer bills will remain well below the national average through 2025.
  • Large commercial and industrial customers with more complex rate structures may contact their FPL account managers for information about their proposed rate adjustments.

PG&E Continues to Bolster Senior Leadership Team, Appoints Marlene Santos as Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 2:12pm

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced the appointment of Marlene Santos as Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer effective March 15, 2021.

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  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced the appointment of Marlene Santos as Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer effective March 15, 2021.
  • She will report to Patti Poppe, PG&E Corporations Chief Executive Officer.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210223005740/en/
    Marlene Santos Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer (Photo: Business Wire)
    I truly believe that every decision we make at PG&E must begin with our customers at the forefront.
  • During her nearly 40-year career with NextEra, she served in several other senior operational and leadership roles including Vice President, Customer Service for Florida Power & Light Company (FPL).

NextEra Energy is once again recognized as No. 1 in its industry on Fortune's list of 'World's Most Admired Companies'

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 11:57am

NextEra Energy, whose principal businesses are Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) and NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, also tied for the highest overall company score across all industries in Florida.

Key Points: 
  • NextEra Energy, whose principal businesses are Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) and NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, also tied for the highest overall company score across all industries in Florida.
  • In the electric and gas utilities industry, NextEra Energy ranked No.
  • Performance highlights for NextEra Energy include:
    Leading the world in wind, solar and battery storage energy NextEra Energy is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun and a world leader in battery storage.
  • In our view, no company in any industry has done more to reduce carbon emissions and to confront climate change than NextEra Energy.

Florida Power & Light wins the ReliabilityOne® National Reliability Award at PA Consulting's 20th Annual ReliabilityOne® Awards Ceremony

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 11:00am

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PA Consulting (PA), the global innovation and transformation consultancy that's bringing ingenuity to life, presented the ReliabilityOne National Reliability Awardto Florida Power & Light Company at PA Consulting's 20th Annual ReliabilityOne Awards Ceremony.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PA Consulting (PA), the global innovation and transformation consultancy that's bringing ingenuity to life, presented the ReliabilityOne National Reliability Awardto Florida Power & Light Company at PA Consulting's 20th Annual ReliabilityOne Awards Ceremony.
  • Florida Power & Light Company provided the most reliable power grid in the nation and brought an unparalleled focus on grid modernization improvements and technology advancements.
  • Gregg Edeson, PA Consulting's ReliabilityOne Program Director, said: "We are pleased to name Florida Power & Light as the most reliable U.S. utility for their world-class customer service, ingenious technology advancements, and power restoration efforts.
  • Florida Power & Light are industry leaders when it comes to serving their customers in extreme weather situations.

NextEra Energy family of companies reaches $4 million in COVID-19 emergency assistance for most vulnerable communities

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 4:00pm

JUNO BEACH, Fla., April 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, the world leader in wind and solar energy, today announced coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency assistance has surpassed $4 million in just one month's time.

Key Points: 
  • JUNO BEACH, Fla., April 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, the world leader in wind and solar energy, today announced coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency assistance has surpassed $4 million in just one month's time.
  • The NextEra Energy family of companies operates in 45 states and includes Florida Power & Light Company, FPL Home, Gulf Power Company and NextEra Energy Resources.
  • NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company headquartered in Juno Beach, Florida.
  • NextEra Energy also owns a competitive energy business, NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which, together with its affiliated entities, is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun and a world leader in battery storage.

Florida Power & Light Company win the National ReliabilityOne™ Excellence Award at PA Consulting's 19th Annual ReliabilityOne™ Awards Ceremony

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 11:00am

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --During last night's 19th Annual ReliabilityOne Awards ceremony, PA Consulting (PA), the consultancy that's bringing ingenuity to life, presented the National ReliabilityOne Excellence Awardto Florida Power & Light Company for their innovative technology advancements, excellent customer service, and power restoration efforts.

Key Points: 
  • AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --During last night's 19th Annual ReliabilityOne Awards ceremony, PA Consulting (PA), the consultancy that's bringing ingenuity to life, presented the National ReliabilityOne Excellence Awardto Florida Power & Light Company for their innovative technology advancements, excellent customer service, and power restoration efforts.
  • This year's National ReliabilityOne Excellence Awardrecipient was able to overcome trying weather events and continue to provide resilient, reliable, and safe power grids.
  • "Florida Power & Light continues to reach new levels in terms of utility reliability and power restoration efforts," said Gregg Edeson, PA Consulting's ReliabilityOne Program Director.
  • PA's ReliabilityOne study is based on standard industry reliability statistics that measure the frequency and duration of electric power outages.

NextEra Energy Resources newest solar plant now powering customers in South Carolina

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 1:22pm

AIKEN, S.C., Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --NextEra Energy Resources, LLC today announced the start of operations at its newest solar energy generating facility, the Shaw Creek Solar Energy Center in Aiken.

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  • AIKEN, S.C., Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --NextEra Energy Resources, LLC today announced the start of operations at its newest solar energy generating facility, the Shaw Creek Solar Energy Center in Aiken.
  • "We are proud to supply customers with clean, renewable energy from the Shaw Creek Solar Energy Center," said Matt Handel, vice president of development for NextEra Energy Resources, the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the sun and wind.
  • "This solar project will generate cost-effective, home-grown, clean energy for South Carolina and provide significant tax revenue to Aiken County for years to come."
  • NextEra Energy Resources, LLC is a subsidiary of Juno Beach, Florida-based NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE).

Ocean Heroes Recognized at Sold-out 2019 Go Blue Awards Luncheon, Renowned Oceanographer and Explorer - Discoverer of the RMS Titanic - Dr. Robert Ballard Delivers Keynote Address

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 6:11pm

"Our finalist's efforts are transforming ocean and sea turtle conservation, here in Florida and across our beautiful blue planet.

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  • "Our finalist's efforts are transforming ocean and sea turtle conservation, here in Florida and across our beautiful blue planet.
  • While there's a lot of work left to be done, our finalists are helping to preserve our precious home for future generations."
  • The Vice President of External Affairs and Economic Development for Florida Power & Light (FPL) Company, Pam Rauch, then welcomed internationally acclaimed ocean explorer and discoverer of the RMS Titanic, Dr. Robert Ballard to the stage.
  • When complete, the facility will offer one of the world's most advanced and unique experiences for guests and scientific partners.

Dorian approaches Florida as a dangerous Category 4 hurricane; FPL is ready to respond and urges customers to remain vigilant and prepare for outages

Monday, September 2, 2019 - 9:54pm

The company has pre-positioned equipment and the largest pre-storm restoration workforce in company history in preparation for this Category 4 hurricane.

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  • The company has pre-positioned equipment and the largest pre-storm restoration workforce in company history in preparation for this Category 4 hurricane.
  • "Dorian remains a very dangerous hurricane with an unpredictable track and intensity as it inches toward Florida.
  • Customers should stay vigilant as significant parts of our service territory remain within the cone of uncertainty," said Eric Silagy, president and CEO of FPL.
  • FPL has assembled the largest pre-storm restoration workforce in company history, with approximately 17,000 ready to respond, including FPL employees and workers from other utilities and electrical contracting companies.