Latest Levy County Nuclear Power Plant Stories

2010-08-19 12:30:00

Prospects for New Nuclear Reactors in State Now Worse Than Ever, Industry Should Not Be Allowed to Waste $200 Million More in Customer Money Tuesday Marks Start of PSC Hearings on FPL and Progress Requests for Unjustifiable 'Nuclear Cost Recovery' That Would Push Bill For Utility Consumers to Nearly $500 Million For Nuclear Reactors That Are Not Needed... and Very Likely Will Never Be Built TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the Florida Public Service Commission...

2010-04-30 09:45:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Progress Energy Florida customers will see lower nuclear costs on their 2011 bills, according to the company's nuclear cost-recovery estimates filed today with the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC). The reduction is due to a decision by the company to postpone major construction activities on the proposed Levy County nuclear project until after the federal licensing is complete, which will lower near-term costs for customers....

2009-10-14 11:28:00

Public Service Commission Urged to Reject Staff Recommendation for Rate Hikes to Pay for 4 New Reactors; Economic Analyst Warns of Dangerous 'Bet the Farm' Risks to Financial Viability of FPL and Progress Energy TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) should not vote Friday to rubber stamp staff recommendations that would impose a $200 million front-end bite on ratepayers before a single kilowatt of power is produced by new...

2009-10-01 16:16:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The N.C. Utilities Commission (NCUC) has approved Progress Energy Carolinas' plan to build new natural gas-fueled power generation in Wayne County, to replace a coal-fired plant that the utility will retire in 2013. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020923/CHM008LOGO-c) The commission today approved a certificate of public convenience and necessity for Progress Energy Carolinas' proposed 950-megawatt (MW) combined-cycle power...

2009-07-16 14:17:00

Experts Find That FPL and PEF Assumptions Used to Justify New Reactors Are Not Valid TALLAHASSEE, Fla., July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A leading national expert on the financing of nuclear power reactors filed testimony Wednesday with the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) in which he warns that it is "not prudent" to proceed with plans for building new nuclear reactors at Florida Power & Light's Turkey Point nuclear plant near Miami and the proposed Progress Energy of...

2009-05-01 07:00:00

Company lowers 2010 nuclear cost-recovery projections ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Progress Energy Florida today announced plans to shift the construction schedule for its planned Levy County nuclear project. In addition, the company filed its 2010 nuclear cost-recovery estimates with the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC), as required. The company's proposal will decrease customer nuclear costs to about half of the amount the company is eligible to recover in...

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