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NextEra Energy executives volunteered their time to help Habitat for Humanity build a new home for a West Palm Beach mother of two. By the time she moves in at the end of the year, Diana Mores will have put in the required 400 hours of sweat equity.September 15, 2023
FPL's logistics expert, Ben Brodbeck, discusses the art of hurricane recovery and year-round preparedness.
- FPL ha esencialmente completado el restablecimiento del servicio eléctrico de casi 200,000 clientes afectados por el huracán Idalia
FPL ha esencialmente restablecido el servicio eléctrico a prácticamente todos sus casi 200,000 clientes afectados por el huracán Idalia dentro de los dos días después que la devastadora tormenta tocara tierra.
FPL has restored power to essentially all of its nearly 200,000 customers impacted by Hurricane Idalia within two days of the devastating storm exiting Florida. The company’s smart grid technology avoided nearly 70,000 outages.
- FPL ya ha restablecido el servicio eléctrico al 98% de los clientes afectados por el huracán Idalia, su enfoque continúa en restaurar las áreas más afectadas del norte de la Florida
FPL ha restablecido el servicio eléctrico al 98% de los clientes afectados por el huracán Idalia.
FPL's CAT Teams are assisting customers affected by Hurricane Idalia, offering personalized, face-to-face support at local community centers, shelters, churches or food distribution centers. CAT Teams offer food, water, phone charging and wifi.
- FPL has now restored 98% of customers affected by Hurricane Idalia, remains laser focused on restoring the hardest hit areas of North Florida
FPL has restored power to 98% of customers affected by Hurricane Idalia and is continuing work in the hardest hit communities of North Florida.
In the aftermath of the devastating Hurricane Idalia, Live Oak's firefighters join forces with FPL crews to aid their shattered community. Together, they pave the way to restoration.
- FPL esencialmente completa la restauración en el suroeste de la Florida; se enfoca en las áreas más afectadas en el norte de la Florida
FPL ha esencialmente completado la restauración en el suroeste de la Florida y continúa restableciendo la energía en las áreas más afectadas del norte de la Florida tras el paso del huracán Idalia.
- FPL essentially completes restoration in Southwest Florida; converges on hard-hit areas in North Florida
FPL has essentially completed restoration in Southwest Florida and continues to restore power in the hardest-hit areas of North Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Idalia. As of 8 a.m., FPL’s round-the-clock effort has restored power to more than 190,000 customers.
Michael Rahilly, a logistic section chief at FPL, has been part of the Hurricane Idalia restoration workforce of more than 12,000 people, focusing on restoring power safely and quickly. As the conductor of this well-orchestrated symphony, Rahilly oversees the efficient running of the processing site, ensuring all the linemen are taken care of.
- FPL está activamente restableciendo el servicio eléctrico a sus clientes mientras el poderoso huracán Idalia azota la Florida
Idalia tocó tierra en la región de Big Bend de la Florida el miércoles por la mañana como un gran huracán, con vientos destructivos, lluvias torrenciales y marejadas ciclónicas potencialmente mortales.
Idalia made landfall in Florida’s Big Bend region Wednesday morning as a major hurricane, packing destructive wind, torrential rain and life-threatening storm surge. FPL worked safely through the evening and morning hours and, as of 11 a.m., has already restored power to more than 100,000 customers.
- FPL finaliza sus preparativos para el huracán Idalia mientras la poderosa tormenta se acerca a la Florida
Idalia se ha convertido en huracán, continúa intensificándose y tiene el potencial de afectar a los clientes antes de su probable llegada a tierra el miércoles en la costa del Golfo de la Florida.August 29, 2023
Idalia has strengthened into a hurricane, continues to intensify and has the potential to impact customers prior to its likely landfall Wednesday on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Idalia will cause widespread power outages and could remain at hurricane strength as it crosses the state.August 29, 2023
Tropical Storm Idalia continues to intensify on its path toward Florida and is expected to make landfall as a major hurricane Wednesday. FPL is making final preparations and strategically pre-positioning crews and equipment.August 28, 2023
- FPL moviliza fuerza laboral de restauración a medida que la tormenta tropical Idalia se acerca a la Florida
La tormenta tropical Idalia continúa intensificándose en su camino hacia la Florida y se espera que toque tierra como un gran huracán el miércoles. FPL está haciendo los preparativos finales.August 28, 2023
Emerald Coast Fitness Foundation, Destin Beach Safety, and FPL worked together to provide a hands-on, interactive model that demonstrates how rip currents work using a rubber duck standing in for swimmers in danger.August 22, 2023
High school students from across the state race electric vehicles in a STEM-powered competition, unlocking future career paths with FPL's new educational program: Electrathon.August 1, 2023
From death-defying thrills to helping FPL customers save on their electric bills, former circus performer Mike Catarzi offers energy efficiency tips and tricks during the hottest months of the year.July 17, 2023
For the last three decades, energy efficiency expert Edward Mock has helped FPL customers save money when their electric bill peaks for the year due to increased energy usage during the summer months.July 17, 2023
In the summer months, when energy bills rise as air conditioner units use more electricity, Melissa Booher and her team at FPL's Customer Advocacy team work tirelessly to help lower bills for the most needy.July 12, 2023
Nuclear power plants prepare year-round to ensure facilities and the employees who run and maintain them are ready for a hurricane or any emergency.July 10, 2023
Staging sites operate like mini cities during storm restoration efforts. Dedicated line workers gather here, each fueled by a shared purpose: restoring power safely and as quickly as possible.June 26, 2023
Discover insights from FPL arborist Erin Schreck on trees, storms and safety. Learn how FPL's strategies protect against hurricanes, outages and more.June 25, 2023
FPL graduated seven startup companies from 35 Mules - the first in-house innovation hub. During the 15-month program, the startups have raised more than $9 million in grant funding and venture capital, developed minimum viable products, full-scale pilot programs, and expanded their teams.June 16, 2023
State regulators today unanimously approved another Florida Power & Light Company request to decrease rates beginning in July to reflect a continued downward trend in fuel prices.June 13, 2023
Less than one year from one of the most destructive hurricane seasons in history, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) is preparing for the start of another potentially active hurricane season and reminds customers to do the same.June 1, 2023
On the heels of a rate decrease that began this month, Florida Power & Light Company today proposed a $256 million rate reduction with the Florida Public Service Commission to take effect in July.May 19, 2023
Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) opened two new solar energy centers: FPL Saw Palmetto and FPL Cypress Pond Solar Energy Centers in Northwest Florida.May 8, 2023
During his four decades at FPL, Jarvis Swain has worked through every hurricane that has hit the state. This year's Storm Drill reminds him that preparation is key to getting the the lights back on safely and as quickly as possible.April 27, 2023
- Less than a year after Hurricane Ian, FPL prepares for the 2023 hurricane season with annual storm drill training
More than 3,500 Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) employees participated in the company’s comprehensive annual storm drill designed to test their response to a simulated hurricane.April 20, 2023
With more than a half century on the job, lineworker Charles Mathis continues to serve his Volusia County community, rain or shine.April 6, 2023
FPL rates will decrease beginning in May to reflect $379 million in projected fuel savings for the remainder of the year. The Florida Public Service Commission unanimously approved the new rates.April 4, 2023
When Pete Gurtowsky isn't creating FPL infographics, he's designing captivating posters for Pensacola's music festivals. For the second year in a row, he has created the winning design for Pensacola JazzFest.March 30, 2023
- FPL powers wildlife rehabilitation efforts: Hundreds of animals return home six months after Hurricane Ian
Six months after Hurricane Ian, the Wildlife Center of South Florida has released hundreds of animals with support from the community and FPL.March 30, 2023
FPL employees, their families, and friends volunteered across the state during Power to Care Day. Volunteers gave their time to organizations in the communities where they live, work, and play.March 21, 2023
FPL is working with the City of Coral Gables to improve reliable service for customers in good and bad weather through the Storm Secure Underground Program.March 17, 2023
With three new solar energy centers online, FPL now has 63 sites statewide. The new sites opened in Calhoun, Gadsden, and Walton counties and will power approximately 945,000 homes.March 13, 2023
A teacher in Riviera Beach won a $50,000 STEM educational grant to makeover her second-grade class. With FPL’s help, her students are reaching for the stars.March 9, 2023
The Florida Public Service Commission unanimously approved new rates starting in April. FPL has also proposed a decrease in May. The approved rates cover hurricane and fuel costs from 2022.March 7, 2023
The Renfranz family has owned land in Okeechobee County for years. Now, the land where the FPL permitting manager once played with his sisters is one of dozens FPL solar sites across the state.March 7, 2023
An annual report filed with state regulators shows FPL was once again the most reliable utility in the state in 2022. FPL customers have seen a 41% increase in reliability since 2006.March 2, 2023
FPL’s proposed plan reduces customer fuel charges beginning in May. The plan would partially offset proposed bill increases that would pay for 2022 hurricane restoration and higher fuel costs.March 1, 2023
Breast cancer survivor Cheryl Edlebeck leads the Florida Power & Light team at the annual Susan G. Komen MORE THAN PINK Walk. The FPL project manager was honored as a Warrior in Pink.February 24, 2023
Led by FAU Lab Schools and FPL, teachers from across Broward and Palm Beach counties learned how to create new lessons using underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) kits donated by FPL.February 20, 2023
Eric Schwartz, Manager of Technology & Innovation FPL Air, leads a team dedicated to discovering and implementing new technologies that help FPL work, safer, smarter and improve reliability.February 16, 2023
- Florida Power & Light Company unveils ten new solar energy centers, reaches milestone of 60 operational solar energy centers in the state
Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today brings 10 new solar energy centers online throughout Florida. FPL now has 60 solar energy centers installed statewide – capable of...February 1, 2023
Florida Power & Light Company’s efforts to create a thriving habitat for the threatened American crocodile at the company’s Turkey Point Clean Energy Center earned the...January 24, 2023
Turkey Point biologist Mike Lloret oversees the power plant’s 11,000 acres and its cooling canal system. As crocodile specialist, he’s seen the crocodile population thrive under FPL’s program.January 23, 2023