Category: NextEra Energy

Records Show Senior Florida Power & Light Execs Closely Connected to Election Scandals

In the midst of Florida Power & Light’s push to dismantle a key rooftop solar policy in the state, new documents reveal that senior executives at the utility are closely...

/ December 6, 2021

NextEra spent $20 million to “ban” clean energy transmission project in Maine

Voters in Maine approved “Question 1” on the November ballot, in an effort to ban a 145 mile transmission line needed to carry hydropower from Quebec to help meet Massachusetts’...

/ November 3, 2021
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NextEra, Florida utilities closely aligned with election fraud suspect Frank Artiles

Artiles’ close relationship with NextEra Energy and Florida Power & Light included NASCAR perks, campaign contributions

/ March 26, 2021

Investigation revealed NextEra’s inside track for JEA, coordination with Curry Administration

NextEra Energy and associates of Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry coordinated, likely giving NextEra an advantage over other bidders for the purchase of city-owned utility JEA, according to a report released...

/ February 3, 2021
Senate District 37 Recount

Florida’s investor-owned utilities spent heavily on Republican interest groups in 2020 elections

Senate races prioritized by the Florida Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee face multiple investigations

/ December 4, 2020

Pollution Payday: Analysis of executive compensation and incentives of the largest U.S. investor-owned utilities

Download full report NextEra Energy NextEra Energy is a utility company based in Florida that serves customers in that state via its retail utility, Florida Power and Light (FPL), and...

/ September 22, 2020

NextEra Energy’s failed attempt to purchase JEA highlights web of murky spending, lobbying

NextEra Energy, the parent company of Florida Power & Light and Gulf Power, offered $11 billion in a failed attempt to purchase Jacksonville-based JEA that would have netted former JEA...

/ September 21, 2020
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Florida Power and Light quietly reduces solar commitment, shifting some proposed solar to Gulf Power in midst of merger

FPL reduced solar plans by over 500 MW, apparently moving some proposed projects to Gulf Power’s service territory in the Florida panhandle. FPL’s solar reductions come despite its parent company’s...

/ July 13, 2020
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NextEra Energy Only Large Utility Company Without Absolute Carbon Reduction Goal

NextEra Energy, the parent company of Florida Power & Light and Gulf Power, recently touted an award it received from Fortune as the “World’s Most Admired” utility, along with another...

/ March 10, 2020