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2012-05-01 02:22:35

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Progress Energy Florida has filed its annual nuclear cost-recovery clause (NCRC) projections with the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC) for consideration for the 2013 billing cycle. In its filing, the utility provided updates on its proposed Levy County nuclear project and on a project to increase the capacity at the Crystal River Nuclear Plant. These updates include new estimated in-service dates and a revised cost estimate for the...

2012-01-20 13:30:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Progress Energy filed a comprehensive settlement agreement with the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC) that will help moderate electricity costs for customers in the coming years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020923/CHM008LOGO-c ) Developed collaboratively with the Office of Public Counsel and other consumer advocates, the agreement provides customers a refund of a portion of Crystal River Nuclear...

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....

2009-05-01 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...

2009-01-05 07:30:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Progress Energy Florida (PEF) has signed a contract with Westinghouse Electric Company LLC and The Shaw Group Inc.'s Power Group for the engineering, procurement and construction of two nuclear units for a proposed nuclear power plant in Levy County, Fla. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020923/CHM008LOGO-c ) The contract provides equipment, engineering and construction services for two 1,105-net megawatt (MWe)...

2008-12-18 13:09:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Progress Energy Florida (NYSE: PGN) and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced a landmark agreement today that will protect the environment, continue investments in air emission-reduction equipment and cost-effectively manage a significant reduction in the company's use of coal-fired power generation. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020923/CHM008LOGO-c ) As part of the agreement, the...

2008-08-01 12:01:02

To: ENERGY EDITORS Contact: Media contact: Progress Energy Florida 24-hour media line, +1-866-520-6397 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Progress Energy Florida, a subsidiary of Progress Energy (NYSE: PGN), announced that it submitted a combined license (COL) application with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to construct a new nuclear power plant in Levy County, Florida. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020923/CHM008LOGO- c) The application,...