PSC chair comments about Hurricane Irma's power lessons

By Julie I. Brown,
Florida PSC Chair
Florida PSC Chair Julie I. BrownThe power grid is the foundation for Florida’s economy and how all Floridians live, work, and function on a day-to-day basis. 

Duke Energy Florida files higher 2018 rates

Duke Energy LogoST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Duke Energy Florida (DEF) on Thursday filed its annual request to set electric rates for 2018 with the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC).

Based on fuel, capacity, energy conservation and environmental costs, DEF estimates in 2018 residential customers’ rates will increase about 8.5 percent, for a total cost of $128.54 per 1,000 kWh.

Duke Energy Florida files nuclear cost recovery with Florida Public Service Commission

ST. PETERSBURG — Duke Energy Florida (DEF) today filed for its annual nuclear cost recovery with the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC). 
The proposed changes would become effective in the January 2018 billing cycle and continue through the December 2018 billing cycle.

PSC Commissioner Polmann begins term

Donald Polmann, Dunedin

Commissioner Donald Polmann today began serving on the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC), which regulates the state’s investor-owned electric, gas, and water and wastewater companies.

He was appointed by Governor Rick Scott for a four-year term ending in January 2021.

PSC approves electric utility storm hardening plans

Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) today approved storm hardening plans, which are updated every three years, for Florida’s electric investor-owned utilities (IOUs) to help strengthen the electric grid and prevent widespread storm outages throughout the state. 

PSC opens cost-recovery hearing for utility companies

Florida’s Public Service Commission (PSC) will hold its annual Cost Recovery Hearing from Wednesday through Friday to determine 2017 cost recovery charges for customers of Florida Power & Light Company, Duke Energy Florida (DEF), Tampa Electric Company, Gulf Power Company, and Florida Public Utilities Company.


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