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2011-07-26 10:04:00

JUNO BEACH, Fla., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The state's Public Service Commission (PSC) today approved modifications to Florida Power & Light Company's electric service rate options, enabling the utility to provide an incentive for businesses to start up, expand or relocate here. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110301/FL56993LOGO ) The new economic development rates offer discounted electric service for new or expanding businesses that add a minimum level of new...

2011-07-14 06:45:00

JUNO BEACH, Fla., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company today officially launched the FPL Power Tracker, a new interactive online map that shows in near real-time the location of any power outages across the company's 35-county service territory. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110301/FL56993LOGO ) Customers can enter an address, city or ZIP code at http://www.FPLmaps.com to find out if there are any power outages currently affecting an area. If a...

2011-06-30 14:50:00

JUNO BEACH, Fla., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy Capital Holdings, Inc. (Capital Holdings) today announced it has entered into a 34 billion Japanese yen three-year term loan agreement, which may be increased up to a maximum aggregate principal amount of 40 billion Japanese yen, subject to certain terms and conditions. The term loan will be guaranteed by Capital Holdings' parent company, NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE). (Logo:...

2011-06-29 10:54:00

JUNO BEACH, Fla., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The application window for Florida Power & Light Company's 2011 solar photovoltaic (PV) rebate program closed today after 310 FPL customers applied for approximately $5.6 million in rebates to reduce the cost of installing their own solar power panels at their home or business. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110301/FL56993LOGO ) All customers who completed online applications prior to the funding limit being reached were...

2011-06-22 09:00:00

JUNO BEACH, Fla., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company customers who are interested in installing solar water heating and solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in their homes and businesses as part of a new pilot program can apply for rebates at www.FPL.com/solarrebates starting at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110301/FL56993LOGO ) The application window was originally scheduled to open at 8:30 a.m. June 21. However,...

2011-06-19 12:12:00

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla., June 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After serving Floridians for almost half a century, the twin red-and-white-striped, 300-foot-tall stacks and 7,500-ton boilers at Florida Power & Light Company's power plant in Riviera Beach were taken down today in preparation for the construction of FPL's Riviera Beach Next Generation Clean Energy Center. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110301/FL56993LOGO ) Scheduled to open in 2014, the new, state-of-the-art power...

2011-06-06 16:07:00

JUNO BEACH, Fla., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced the sale of $250 million in principal amount of its 30-year first mortgage bonds bearing interest at 5.125 percent per year and maturing on June 1, 2041. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110301/FL56993LOGO ) The first mortgage bonds were offered to the public at 99.910 percent of face value to yield 5.131 percent when held to maturity. Net proceeds from the sale...

2011-06-02 09:23:00

JUNO BEACH, Fla., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company has filed a petition with the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) to modify its electric service offerings to help support the state's economic recovery by providing an incentive for businesses to start up, expand or relocate here. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110301/FL56993LOGO ) To promote new investment that expands Florida's economic base and in keeping with Florida Gov. Rick Scott's...

2011-05-20 12:30:00

JUNO BEACH, Fla., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is delivering significantly stronger long-term shareholder returns than the industry or the market as a whole while providing exceptional value to its customers, Chairman and CEO Lew Hay said at the company's annual meeting today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110124/FL34682LOGO ) Going forward, the company's significant capital investment plans are expected to drive continued growth. Florida...

2011-05-12 09:00:00

JUNO BEACH, Fla., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) will provide a live webcast of its 2011 annual meeting of shareholders, which begins at 10 a.m. ET on Friday, May 20, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110124/FL34682LOGO ) Viewers can access the webcast on NextEra Energy's website, www.NextEraEnergy.com, by clicking the link provided on the home page. The slides accompanying the webcast will be posted at 10 a.m. and may be accessed by clicking...


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