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Have you ever imagined what it would be like to have a robot that obeyed your every command? They're not just for science fiction movies. Take a look at the wonders these South Florida high school...

Demolishing the old to make way for the new! The stacks and boilers at our old 1960s-era Port Everglades Power Plant came crashing down to make way for a cleaner, more-efficient plant run on...

In celebration of Arbor Day, FPL hosted a free shred event for all our customers to encourage recycling. The event drew crowds of hundreds, inviting people to drop off and recycle as many pounds...

Sparks flew when a group of science campers got to take the newest exhibit at the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Discovery and Science on a “test drive” on March 27. The fun was part of the...

The doors have opened on the new FPL Power to Care facility. This green, energy-efficient building at the Camillus House of Miami-Dade County will help meet the needs of the area's chronically...

The colorful Southeastern American Kestrel is the smallest falcon in North America. Unfortunately, its size complements its numbers, which have dwindled so much that researchers cannot say how...

Several thousand high-fiving, cheering, costumed high school students gathered a few weeks ago to cheer on their favorite robot! Florida Power & Light Company was there too for the 2013 South...

With the help of Florida Power & Light Company and local contractors, Big Dog Ranch Rescue (BDRR), located Wellington, Fla., received a free energy makeover on April 9, 2013. As part of FPL's...

More than 1,200 FPL volunteers participated in 26 community volunteer projects throughout 11 Florida counties during FPL's fifth annual Power to Care Week, March 4-9, 2013. Volunteers, including...

FPL employee, Jeff van Aaken, acted quickly when he witnessed a fellow customer collapse while in line at a local store in Port St. Lucie. Thankfully, due to his recent CPR training at Florida...

Scheduled to open in 2014, the new, state-of-the-art Riviera Beach Clean Energy Center will use high-efficiency, combined-cycle natural gas technology to generate power with 33 percent less fuel...

Dozens of meteorologists from around the state participated in a special event FPL hosted along with our in-house meteorologist, Tim Drum. We hosted a roundtable discussion on weather and the...

The fast-paced, educational school show, “Men in Plaid: The Kilowatt Connection,” is energizing classrooms throughout Florida Power & Light Company's service territory in 2013. The live...

Tradition Medical Center in Port St. Lucie benefits from discounted economic development rate When it comes to business expansion, controlling costs is critical. Businesses in today’s economic...

NextEra Energy and FPL employees and their families helped spread some holiday cheer by donating toys and bicycles to 500 children through the Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program. This program...

For the fourth year, FPL provided an unforgettable holiday surprise for two members of the military and their families. More than a dozen volunteers from FPL spent hours stringing LED lights and...

On Dec. 5, FPL volunteers joined with the Miami Boys and Girls Club to spread some holiday cheer as well as holiday energy-efficiency tips. FPL and the BGC of Miami gave away 200 trees, LED lights...

Although storm season is nearly over, Hurricane Sandy served as a reminder that a storm plan is essential. Nursing homes care for some of our most vulnerable residents. The Florida Health Care...

The holidays can be an expensive time of year with plenty of gift giving, house guests and festive décor making an impact on the wallet. While FPL customers already have the lowest energy bills...

FPL experts help residents gobble up savings with energy efficient upgrades Sanford residents have something extra to be thankful for, just in time for Thanksgiving. In partnership with the City...

This Thanksgiving, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) gives thanks to the thousands of FPL customers who have generously donated more than $2.5 million to FPL Care To Share® since 2006. Their...

Florida Power and Light employee, Deborah Herron, has a direct connection to the military. Her son-in-law served our country in Iraq, from listening to his stories, she learned how important it...

About 130 power line poles recently removed in St. Lucie County will soon have new life as an artificial reef in the Atlantic Ocean, thanks to a partnership between Florida Power & Light Company...

FPL offers kids Top 10 Tips to Fight Energy Phantoms lurking in homes this Halloween Florida Power & Light Company doesn’t want its customers to get spooked by energy phantoms creeping around...

FPL is committed to send as much help as possible to the Northeast to assist our fellow utilities in getting the lights back on for their customers. FPL sent a caravan yesterday from the Bradenton...

Students at H.L. Watkins Middle School are discovering that science is more than textbooks and tests. Florida Power & Light Company helped make possible the first robotics facility in the county,...

On Sept. 26, Florida Power & Light Company and local contractors led an effort to benefit a nonprofit organization that helps those in need every day. Fort Myers-based Community Cooperative...

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) opened its new $50 million Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Ecosystems Research, the largest facility of its kind in the country, on Sept. 27 in Hollywood,...

Florida Power & Light Company joins the electric vehicle celebration during the second annual National Plug-In Day. Some of FPL's EV fleet were part of what organizers called a "silent" parade...

FPL hired 18 graduates from the Electrical Power Technology program at MDC. The program is part of the Clean Energy Institute, developed by Miami Dade College and FPL in partnership with the...

As the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew is observed, Florida Power & Light Company is paying special tribute to the members of its team whose work is critical to providing reliable power...

Hundreds of underprivileged Palm Beach County students are ready for the new school year because of the generosity of employees of NextEra Energy companies and Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches....

“This is a great day because FPL is creating jobs today,” said Jose Farinos, Dean of Advanced Technology at Indian River State College in Fort Pierce. “Thanks to this partnership between...

On Aug. 24, Florida and the nation will observe the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, one of the most dramatic and devastating natural disasters in modern history. For those who lived through...

The improved Online Home Energy Survey helps customers save energy and money with useful tips Have you ever wondered what it costs to power your television or your refrigerator? Florida Power &...

A team of engineers at Florida Power & Light Company works diligently to protect the electric grid from one very persistent and potentially destructive foe: lightning. Florida sustains more...

Florida Power & Light Company, with the help of local contractors, provided an energy makeover to the Central Brevard Humane Society (CBHS) in Cocoa today. As part of FPL's non-profit energy...

With names like Kahuna and Tilly, you would think they would be hanging out with characters like Moondoggie in a Gidget movie, but that’s where any similarities would end. Tilly and Kahuna are...

More than 300 Florida Power & Light Company workers are helping provide emergency restoration assistance to states severely impacted by violent storms that recently hit the Midwest and...

Florida Power & Light Company’s special discounted economic development rate will help Cheney Brothers Inc., one of the largest food service distributors in the Southeastern United States,...

Did you know FPL’s service reliability ranks in the top 25 percent of utilities nationwide? Florida Power & Light’s Delivery Assurance Lead, Eli Cueto, can see things most of us would never...

From Sarasota to Stuart, Miami to Merritt Island, you may not think much about the orange signs you see along Florida roadways warning of utility work ahead. However, if a hurricane strikes in the...

The first day of summer is June 20, marking the beginning of potentially sweltering Florida temperatures that can reach into the triple digits. Summer is also the time when Floridians’ air...

With the official start of summer just one week away, FPL reminds customers that weather is the number one cause of higher electric bills, especially as air conditioning usage increases along with...

No one should have to choose between food or medicine and electricity. Sadly, there are many elderly, disabled, and other individuals who are simply finding themselves in a financial crisis and...

As Floridians turn their attention to the tropics this storm season, Florida Power & Light Company reminds customers that no utility is hurricane proof. While the company’s careful investments...

With hurricane season fast approaching, Florida Power & Light Company invited South Florida meteorologists to its new, category 5-resistant command center in Riviera Beach to meet its own...

In partnership with the City of Holly Hill, Florida Power & Light Company today provided 50 local families with free Home Energy Makeovers. FPL experts installed energy-efficient upgrades to help...

Bryan Olnick, FPL vice president of Customer Service for Smart Grid Solutions, discusses the roll out of smart grid technology and the benefits for FPL customers. Through April 2012, more than 3.2...

Juno Beach, Fla. – Tom Kipp learned just how serious Florida Power & Light is about safety and reliability when he stopped by a booth at the company’s 18th annual Quality, Safety and...

Tree branches and palm fronds are among the most common causes of power outages and flickers. That’s why Floridians should recognize National Arbor Day on April 27 by following Florida Power &...

As part of its Earth Day preparations, Florida Power and Light Company, with the help of local contractors, provided a free energy makeover to the Sunshine Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 3233...

Eric Silagy is President of Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE) and one of the largest investor-owned electric utilities in the nation. The following is...

The next generation of FPL nuclear technicians and engineers could very well get their start at Indian River State College’s (IRSC) new Brown Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The...

Rising temperatures in Florida mark the time of year when seasonal residents begin preparing to close their homes for the summer. These snowbirds face unique challenges in preparing their homes,...

As part of their annual “Power to Care” week, more than 70 FPL employees rolled up their sleeves to help Habitat for Humanity build new, affordable homes and revitalize a distressed community...

Six homes in Riviera Beach got a makeover on March 26, 2012, thanks to more than 80 volunteers from Florida Power & Light Company and the YouthBuild organization. As part of FPL’s Power to Care...

Juno Beach, Fla. – Like having a car filled with gas and no key to drive it, Loggerhead Marinelife Center of Juno Beach, Fla. had a lot of data, and no analysts to make sense of it. Then, Matt...

In April, 1965, just weeks before astronaut Ed White opened the hatch of Gemini 4 to become the first American to walk into space, Florida Power & Light launched a new power plant to help provide...

FPL’s President Armando Olivera Honored as Utility CEO of the Year at Solar Power International 2011 In November, FPL President and CEO Armando J. Olivera was honored with the Utility CEO of the...

Haitian-born Johnny Pierre has found his piece of...