Natural Gas ‘Hedge’ Cost FPL Customers $4.2B

Sep 01, 2015 No Comments by

Although the percentage of gas FPL buys through hedging is confidential, it spends more than $3 billion a year on natural gas to run its power plants passing the cost directly to customers. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Utilities’ Profit Recipe: Spend More

Apr 27, 2015 No Comments by

To expand regulator-imposed earnings caps, electricity producers are splurging on new equipment, boosting customers’ bills. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Solar Advocates Fight Utilities Over Grid Access

Oct 14, 2014 No Comments

Regulators have to balance two objectives. They want to allow individuals to install solar panels that are connected to the power grid, but they also must make sure local utilities have the money necessary to maintain a reliable infrastructure. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Gainesville City Commission Discusses Water Rates For Apartments

Sep 15, 2014 No Comments

Representatives for area apartment complexes came forward with concerns about the proposed increase in the GRU’s multi-family residential water rate increase from $2.30 to $3.05 per 1,000 gallons for fiscal year 2015. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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