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  • A family of volunteers help clean the beach near Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach as part of FPL’s Power to Care Day. Employees and their families volunteer to give back to their communities.
    FPL’s Power to Care celebrates 15 years of giving back to local communities

    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
  • Going Underground: FPL strengthens energy grid in Coral Gables

    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
  • Building and Blooming: Riviera Beach Title 1 School's STEM Makeover Empowers Kids to Succeed

    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
  • Okeechobee's Own Celebrate Solar Milestones

    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 60 FPL solar sites across the state.

    March 7, 2023
  • FPL’s Warrior in Pink feels ‘reenergized’ in breast cancer fight through sense of community

    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
  • FPL and FAU partnership seeks to boost STEM learning in South Florida

    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
  • Commitment to innovation helps Eric Schwartz soar at FPL

    Eric Schwartz, Manager of Technology & Innovation FPL Air, leads a team dedicated to discovering and implementing new technologies that help the FPL work, safer, smarter, and improve reliability.

    February 16, 2023
  • FPL biologist dedicates life to endangered species

    Turkey Point biologist Mike Lloert 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
  • FPL honors Army veteran with holiday decorations surprise

    Before arriving to her West Palm Beach home Wednesday, U.S. Army Veteran June Halstead-Cox said she could see a glow emanating from down the street.

    December 9, 2022
  • Milestone marked as FPL removes final wooden transmission pole in Palm Beach County

    Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) marked a milestone in grid resiliency in October when crews, accompanied by helicopters, removed the last wooden transmission poles in Palm Beach County. FPL...

    November 4, 2022
  • Bill Vikara to be umpire in Little League World Series in August

    Bill Vikara has reached the big leagues of youth umpiring.

    July 22, 2022
  • Drivers electrify summer travel with FPL’s EV Expressway

    Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today launched a must-have road trip tool for electric vehicle (EV) drivers.

    July 1, 2022
  • Boca Raton student awarded FPL’s $20,000 robotics scholarship

    JUNO BEACH, Fla. (June 8, 2020) — Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) has awarded Boca Raton student Corbin “C.J.” Weir a $20,000 scholarship through the company’s charitable arm, the...

    June 8, 2020
  • Hurricane Dorian B-roll and Photo Inventory by Market

    FPL continues to execute its emergency response plan in preparation for Hurricane Dorian. We are pre-positioning our restoration workforce so they can safely and quickly get our customers' lights...

    September 1, 2019
  • Statement on Coral Gables Power Restoration

    Updated: September 19, 2017 We understand that it’s extremely frustrating for our customers to be without power. That said, frivolous lawsuits and ludicrous code violations that attempt to...

    September 18, 2017
  • Update on Broward County Nursing Home

    Issued: September 13, 2017 We extend our deepest sympathies to those who lost their loved ones. Because of the current investigations associated with these tragic events involving the nursing...

    September 13, 2017
  • Update on Broward County Nursing Home

    Issued: September 13, 2017 We extend our deepest sympathies to those who lost their loved ones. Because of the current investigations associated with these tragic events involving the nursing...

    September 13, 2017
  • Update on FPL Nuclear Plants

    UPDATE ON FPL NUCLEAR PLANTS Issued: Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. Beginning early Saturday morning, we conservatively and safely shut down one of Turkey Point’s two nuclear reactors....

    September 9, 2017
  • FPL demolishes Port Everglades Power Plant, paving way for cleaner, more efficient plant

    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...

    July 17, 2013
  • Local meteorologists get a jolt from FPL [VIDEO]

    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...

    June 14, 2013
  • FPL and the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Discovery and Science find creative ways to showcase clean energy with new solar array and exhibit

    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...

    April 29, 2013
  • Helping Miami's homeless with the FPL Power to Care Facility [VIDEO]

    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...

    April 25, 2013
  • FPL Provides Threatened Birds with New Nests, a First for the Company

    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...

    April 23, 2013
  • Just call me Doctor! FPL machinists and welders staff Robot Urgent Care Center [VIDEO]

    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...

    April 16, 2013
  • FPL Offers Big Dog Ranch Rescue a Reason to Give Energy Efficiency Two Paws Up

    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...

    April 9, 2013
  • More than 1,000 FPL employees plug into communities throughout Florida during “Power to Care” Week [VIDEO]

    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...

    March 27, 2013
  • FPL and BGC of Miami team up for first Energy-Efficient Tree Lot Takeover [VIDEO]

    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...

    December 10, 2012
  • Preparing Nursing Homes for Storm [VIDEO]

    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...

    November 29, 2012
  • 10 Ways to Have an "Energy Fit" Holiday

    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...

    November 27, 2012
  • FPL gives thanks to 50 Sanford families with free home energy makeovers

    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...

    November 20, 2012
  • FPL thanks its customers for helping more than 30,000 families in need

    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...

    November 19, 2012
  • Nothing is scarier than wasting electricity on energy phantoms!

    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...

    October 30, 2012
  • FPL comes to the aid of Northeast utilities recovering from Hurricane Sandy [VIDEO]

    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...

    October 30, 2012
  • Robots and arrays and students…oh my!

    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,...

    October 15, 2012
  • Energy-efficient donations help Fort Myers homeless organization save on its electric bill

    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...

    October 2, 2012
  • FPL Participates in National Plug-In Day [Video]

    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...

    September 26, 2012
  • Florida Power & Light Company offers bright futures to Miami Dade College graduates

    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...

    September 12, 2012
  • FPL and Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches kick-off school year with bag-stuffing event

    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....

    August 20, 2012
  • FPL welcomes a new generation of energy professionals

    “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...

    August 14, 2012
  • FPL Marks Hurricane Andrew Anniversary as a Time to Remember, Learn and Prepare

    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...

    August 9, 2012
  • Florida Power & Light energizes classrooms with zany, new educational school show

    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...

    January 24, 2012
  • This Arbor Day, FPL Reminds Customers to Plant the Right Tree in the Right Place

    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 &...

    January 23, 2012
  • Sarasota VFW Post Receives FPL Energy Makeover

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL President: How we can energize economic opportunity

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL Partners with Indian River State College to Launch Brown Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL offers snowbirds ways to save energy while away

    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,...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL Helps Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami Build Homes, Strengthen Communities

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL volunteers team up with at-risk youths to give six Riviera Beach homes a facelift

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL Efficiency Experts Help Loggerhead Marinelife Center

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL and NASA – a powerful partnership

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL Engineer Shares Love of Engineering with Under-Served Youth

    Florida Power & Light’s Melanie Roger has a passion for her profession. As a young girl, she dreamed of going into medicine, like her parents. It wasn’t until she got to college, at the...

    January 23, 2012
  • New FPL plant will save all customers money, boost local economy

    The large bang in August 2010 that signaled the demolition of FPL’s 1960s-era Cape Canaveral Power Plant in Cocoa, Fla., has been replaced by different sounds of progress. The Port St. John...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL offers 10 ways to beat the winter chill with a lower electric bill

    While extreme cold weather is rare in Florida, it can happen. And when it does, Florida Power & Light (FPL) wants to help you beat the chill with a lower electric bill this winter. Before you...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL’s four steps for getting your home “energy fit” in the New Year

    It’s no secret that this is the time of year for New Year’s resolutions, and Florida Power & Light (FPL) wants you to add one more resolution to your list that can you help you save energy and...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL’s Turkey Point Plant to Help Power Economic Recovery in Miami-Dade County

    As 5,000 new contractors begin work at FPL’s Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant, local officials herald a revved up economy powered by clean, affordable energy and the people who help FPL create...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL makes the holidays brighter for a soldier’s family

    For the third year, FPL and the Forgotten Soldiers Outreach program teamed up to provide an unforgettable holiday surprise for a member of the military. More than a dozen volunteers from FPL and...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL rings in the holiday season with tips for energy savings

    A sparkling holiday display is the perfect setting for seasonal celebrations where you’ll be exchanging gifts and cooking up a storm for friends and family. But are your holiday lights, gifts...

    January 23, 2012
  • Energy-efficient donations brighten Port Orange nonprofit’s holiday season

    One Florida-based nonprofit has a little something extra to be thankful for, just in time for Thanksgiving. With the help of Florida Power & Light Company and local contractors L & S Enterprises...

    January 23, 2012
  • Energize your holiday season with savings

    Getting ready for the holidays can require a lot of energy – but not in the way you may think. When entertaining family and friends this holiday season you probably aren’t thinking about the...

    January 23, 2012
  • Bright Futures Await Next Generation of Engineering Leaders at FPL

    In November, FPL hosted the North American-Young Generation in Nuclear Conference in Jupiter, Fla. as part of the company’s ongoing efforts to recruit a new generation of highly-skilled leaders...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL Helps Power Education With Book Drive And Volunteer Program

    On Nov. 10, Florida Power & Light Company employees visited Leisure City K-8 Center in Homestead, Fla., donating much-needed books and supplies to the school following a two-week-long book and...

    January 23, 2012
  • Zoo Miami Celebrates New Solar Array Donated By FPL

    On Oct. 25, 2011, FPL and Zoo Miami celebrated the unveiling of the first solar array installed on the zoo grounds, located in the Amazon & Beyond exhibit on top of the trellis area in the main plaza.

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL’s President Armando Olivera Honored as Utility CEO of the Year at Solar Power International 2011

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL Engineer Honors Native Haitian Roots

    Haitian-born Johnny Pierre has found his piece of the American Dream. He overcame great hardship, growing up in the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere, and worked hard to become an engineer...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL Electric Vehicle Summit Addresses Planning for Mainstream Adoption of Electric Vehicles

    As part of its commitment to support the growing use of electric-powered vehicles in Florida, FPL hosted the Electric Vehicle (EV) Stakeholder Summit in October in conjunction with the South...

    January 23, 2012
  • Create a Business Energy Savings Plan that Impacts the Bottom Line

    In anticipation of Energy Awareness Month in October, FPL hosted a webinar for small and medium-sized businesses this week focused on helping increase corporate bottom lines through energy savings...

    January 23, 2012
  • Florida Power & Light Moving Massive Transformer FPL upgrading St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant

    If you’re driving in the Palm Beaches or along the Treasure Coast in the early morning hours, don’t be surprised if you see a truck the size of a football field inching along the road beside you.

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL powers energy education, jobs for South Florida

    With the nation’s unemployment numbers looming large, South Florida has been hit especially hard. But bright futures await students in FPL’s cooperative energy education programs at Miami Dade...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL employee saves a life with quick thinking [VIDEO]

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL making progress on its new fuel-efficient, green energy center [VIDEO]

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL plays role in one of the largest economic development projects ever in St. Lucie County

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • NextEra Energy employees adopt 500 “angels” this holiday season [VIDEO]

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL's bright surprises for Two Military Servicemen and Their Families [VIDEO]

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • In honor of Veterans Day, FPL employee sends warmth to our troops overseas

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • Power Line Poles to Become Artificial Reef Near St. Lucie County

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • Nova Southeastern University launches $50 million coral reef research center in Hollywood, Fla.; saves thousands with FPL’s economic development rate

    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,...

    January 23, 2012
  • On Hurricane Andrew’s 20th Anniversary, FPL Recognizes the Contributions of Electric Workers

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • Florida Power & Light Company encourages customers to get ‘energy fit’ and make their bill even lower

    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 &...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL researchers helping ensure lightning’s effects are gone in a flash

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL Provides Energy Makeover to Oldest Animal Welfare Organization in Brevard County

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center Partner to Rescue Sea Turtles Tilly and Kahuna

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL Crews help restore service to Mid-Atlantic region

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • Florida Power & Light Company partners with food distributor Cheney Brothers to support 300 jobs in Southwest Florida

    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,...

    January 23, 2012
  • Meet Eli Cueto: FPL's Reliability Detective

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL installs new poles to strengthen electric grid and help communities prepare for hurricane season

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL’s Summer Savings Tips: Save $250 per year with simple ‘do-it-yourself’ home energy fixes

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL’s Summer Savings Tips: Keep Your Cool and Make the Most of Your A/C

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL gives hope and help to those in need through FPL Care To Share

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL urges customers to prepare now for power outages this Hurricane Season

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL Hosts First-Ever Storm Meteorologist Event

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL Home Energy Makeovers help Holly Hill families save energy and money

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • Smart grid technology helps FPL deliver more affordable, reliable electricity to customers

    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...

    January 23, 2012
  • FPL turns innovation into an experience for its customers at company-wide expo

    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...

    January 23, 2012
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