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2011-08-17 09:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL), Silicon Valley Power, MidAmerican Energy, and the City of Palo Alto Utilities took top honors in the E Source Gap and Priority Benchmark 2011: A Survey of Utility Large Business Customers. FPL earned the first-place ranking because its large business customers gave the utility an overall rating of 9.2 on a scale of 1 to 10 (where 1 = not at all satisfied and 10 = very satisfied). The utility received high...

2011-07-19 14:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers are enjoying a better experience when calling their electric and gas companies' interactive voice response systems (IVRs) compared to previous years, according to the "E Source Review of North American Electric and Gas Company IVRs: 2011." E Source found that 65 percent of the electric and gas companies reviewed improved the usability of their IVRs. In addition, none of the utility IVRs reviewed in 2011 are considered to be "very...

2011-04-19 14:25:00

JUNO BEACH, Fla., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. and its subsidiary, Florida Power & Light Co., today joined The Scripps Research Institute, one of America's most respected non-profit research organizations, and its Scripps Florida division to announce a cutting-edge collaboration focused on finding creative solutions for the next generation of clean energy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110124/FL34682LOGO ) The innovative multi-year partnership...

2010-09-01 09:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley Power, Portland General Electric, Florida Power & Light Co., and Tacoma Power took top honors in the 2010 E Source Gap and Priority Benchmark: A Survey of Utility Large Business Customers. Silicon Valley Power's large business customers gave the utility uniformly high scores in every measure, including satisfaction with the utility and their account representative and the value provided by the utility relative to the price paid...

2008-07-30 03:00:40

By Julie Patel, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 30--State regulators on Tuesday shut down a Florida Power & Light Co. green energy program after an audit revealed most of the money collected from customers was used to pay for administrative and marketing costs. The Florida Public Service Commission voted unanimously to end the Sunshine Energy Program, in which approximately 39,000 customers voluntarily agreed to pay an extra $9.75 per month for renewable energy projects. The state...

2008-06-20 12:00:41

By Christopher Boyd, The Orlando Sentinel, Fla. Jun. 20--Summer's here, and Florida's two largest investor-owned utilities have both filed petitions to increase electric rates to compensate for higher energy costs. The double whammy of hot weather and higher rates couldn't come at a worse time for financially stressed Floridians. Higher gasoline and food prices are placing a growing burden on household budgets. The rising cost of fuel is also pressuring utilities. Florida Power &...

2005-10-28 14:18:16

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Florida Power & Light Co. restored power to 1.5 million customers, leaving 1.7 million still without service, four days after Hurricane Wilma devastated its transmission and distribution system, the company said on Friday. The storm affected more than 3.2 million of FP&L's 4.3 million customers in southern Florida. FP&L, a subsidiary of FPL Group Inc. of Juno Beach, Florida, mobilized more than 9,400 workers to help restore power and expected another...


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