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2010-04-14 09:32:00

MIAMI and FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Brady, president of the South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA), today announced that Lonnie Maier, Manager of Enterprise Sales for FPL FiberNet, has joined the SFTA's board of directors. In this role, Maier will help support SFTA's mission of promoting the growth and success of South Florida's technology community. Maier, known in local business circles as a leading tech expert, has a 28-year career in telecommunications...

2009-11-19 14:04:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- An indirect wholly-owned pipeline subsidiary of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CNP) and NextEra US Gas Assets, LLC, an affiliate of FPL Group, Inc. (NYSE: FPL), today announced that they have signed a joint development agreement to explore the construction of a pipeline in north Louisiana to transport natural gas from the expanding Haynesville Shale area. An upcoming open season will be held to gauge market interest in the proposed new pipeline....

2009-09-15 08:31:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues PriceWatch Alerts for GE, AMAT, FPL, AVY, and LM. Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts are available at http://www.iotogo.com/s/091509A (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE), Applied Materials Inc. (Nasdaq: AMAT), FPL Group Inc. (NYSE: FPL), Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:...

2009-06-10 08:10:00

PARIS, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that FPL FiberNet is deploying its packet optical transport solution for mobile backhaul to increase bandwidth for mobile broadband applications while reducing costs. Alcatel-Lucent is providing FPL FiberNet with key elements of its Mobile Evolution Transport Architecture (META) solution, including the 1850 Transport Service Switch (TSS) that enables FPL FiberNet to aggregate and transport multiple...

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2009-04-10 11:00:00

A Florida utility and a real estate developer are building the world's largest photovoltaic solar plant in a planned, environmentally friendly city near Fort Myers in southwestern Florida, Reuters reported. FPL Group Inc's utility Florida Power & Light and the realty group Kitson & Partners hope to bring the country's first solar-powered city to the Sunshine State. The developers said the city, which is to be called Babcock Ranch, will aim to build 19,500 houses and about 6 million...

2008-11-10 15:00:21

Florida Power & Light Company today said it will reduce the amount of the pass-through fuel charge on 2009 customer bills based on the most current market prices for fuel for 2009. The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) last week began considering 2009 fuel charges based on market projections contained in FPL's September filing. Based on more recent market data, the company has updated the 2009 fuel charge forecast. Using these prices, the total forecasted fuel bill for 2009...

2008-11-06 09:00:38

FPL Energy, LLC, a subsidiary of FPL Group, Inc. (NYSE:FPL) and the largest wind and solar energy producer in North America, today announced that its 112-megawatt Gray County Wind Energy Center has earned the highest recognition for workplace safety and health from the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA): the Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) Star. The Gray County Wind Energy Center is FPL Energy's first plant to achieve the prestigious Star...

2008-09-04 12:00:16

Florida Power & Light Company announced today that it has received approval from the Florida Public Service Commission to modernize its Riviera Beach and Cape Canaveral power plants and to build a third unit at the West County Energy Center (WCEC). "These projects move us forward in our mission of providing our customers with affordable, reliable energy solutions that are cleaner and more efficient," said FPL President and CEO Armando J. Olivera. Together, the three projects will...

2008-07-16 12:01:22

By Eve Samples, The Palm Beach Post, Fla. Jul. 15--More solar power is headed to Florida, and it looks like Florida Power & Light Co. customers will pay its way. During a meeting Tuesday in Tallahassee, the Florida Public Service Commission unanimously agreed to let FPL charge customers for new solar-power plants in Martin, DeSoto and Brevard counties. Now that it has permission to recover the estimated $688 million in costs, the utility expects to start construction late this...

2008-07-15 12:00:53

Florida Power & Light Company today received approval from the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) to begin construction of three solar energy centers that will make Florida the second largest supplier of utility-generated solar power in the nation. "Today's decision by the PSC represents a major step forward in making Florida a leader in solar power generation. At a time of record-setting fossil fuel prices and concern over global climate change, solar power helps to meet the goals...


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