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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
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