Florida Power & Light http://wlrn.org en The Florida Roundup: Is South Florida Going More Nuclear? http://wlrn.org/post/florida-roundup-south-florida-going-more-nuclear <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor Rick Scott and his cabinet approved two more nuclear reactors to the Turkey Point power plant on Biscayne Bay. But neighbors are worried about the construction of 88 miles of transmission lines, and environmentalists question why Florida Power &amp; Light wants more nuclear facilities by the coast.</span></p> Fri, 16 May 2014 15:42:02 +0000 Elaine Chen 32449 at http://wlrn.org The Florida Roundup: Is South Florida Going More Nuclear? FPL Proposes 600 Miles Of Natural Gas Pipelines http://wlrn.org/post/fpl-proposes-600-miles-natural-gas-pipelines <p>Hundreds of miles of proposed pipeline may begin pumping natural gas between Southwest Alabama and Martin County, Florida within four years if <a href="http://www.fpl.com/" target="_blank">Florida Power and Light (FPL) </a>gets the okay from state regulators.</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Gina Jordan 18896 at http://wlrn.org FPL Proposes 600 Miles Of Natural Gas Pipelines FPL President Says Controversial Nuclear Fee Has Been Good For Jobs And The Economy http://wlrn.org/post/fpl-president-says-controversial-nuclear-fee-has-been-good-jobs-and-economy <p></p><p></p><p>Florida Power and Light is the state's largest utility serving roughly&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">4.6 million customers.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Since 2006, </span>FPL<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> customers have been paying what's called a "Nuclear Cost Recovery Fee," which enables the utility to charge in advance for future costs of building and improving nuclear power plants.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Since then, about $320 million has been raised to add 525 megawatts of new power to Turkey Point in South Miami-Dade. &nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 18:22:42 +0000 Phil Latzman 8890 at http://wlrn.org FPL President Says Controversial Nuclear Fee Has Been Good For Jobs And The Economy