Latest FPL Energy Stories

2008-10-28 06:00:24

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- FPL Group Incorporated (NYSE:FPL) (Juno Beach, Florida) reported October 27 that its net income for the third quarter of 2008 rose 45% over the same period last year to $774 million on revenues of nearly $5.4 billion. The increase came despite the economic downturn and adverse weather conditions for the group's two principal subsidiaries, FPL Energy and Florida Power & Light, Chairman and CEO Lewis Hay III said. However, he...

2008-06-30 06:02:44

By John Dorschner, The Miami Herald Jun. 30--n the push to stop global warming, many experts are hearing a mighty rushing wind. Clean and abundant wind power in vast stretches of America is not only far cheaper than solar, but as oil prices soar, it's proving to be less expensive than natural gas, a prime source of the nation's power. At present, wind provides only 1 percent of U.S. electricity, but a federal report predicts the wind could be providing 20 percent of American power by...

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