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Florida


Orlando Utility Pulling Plug on Coal-Fired Generation

The Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) said it plans to eliminate the group's use of coal for power generation no later than 2027, including converting two coal-fired units at its Stanton…


Nation’s Largest Community Solar Program Set to Launch
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Florida Power & Light (FPL) on March 3 received approval from state regulators to launch the nation’s largest community solar program. FPL’s $1.8 billion SolarTogether project will more than double…


Siemens Opens New Innovation Center in Orlando
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Siemens celebrated the official opening of an innovation center in Orlando, Florida. The only one of its kind in the U.S., it pairs design with manufacturing, robotics, rapid prototyping, scanning,…


Public vs. Private: What's Best for Power Customers?
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There are generally three types of electric power utility ownership structures: public power utilities, rural electric cooperatives, and investor-owned utilities (IOUs). The American Public Power Association, which calls itself “the…


FPL Uses Smart Technology to Build a Stronger Grid
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Facing Florida’s daunting weather issues, Florida Power & Light consciously set out to improve its outage restoration and grid resilience performance. The company turned to increasingly smart technologies to limit…