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2011-07-29 12:25:00

JUNO BEACH, Fla., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today declared a regular quarterly common stock dividend of 55 cents per share. The dividend is payable on Sept. 15, 2011, to shareholders of record on Aug. 26, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110124/FL34682LOGO ) NextEra Energy, Inc. NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company with 2010 revenues of more than $15 billion, nearly...

2011-07-27 06:30:00

JUNO BEACH, Fla., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) has posted its second quarter 2011 financial results in a news release available on the company's website by accessing the following link: www.nexteraenergy.com/investors/index.shtml. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110124/FL34682LOGO ) In conjunction with the issuance of the news release, Lew Hay, chairman and chief executive officer of NextEra Energy, Jim Robo, president and chief operating...

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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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