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Utilities have traditionally been allowed to recover costs from customers after hurricanes, and a rate agreement approved last year by the Florida Public Service Commission contemplates FPL being able to make such a proposal. Depending on the timing, the restoration costs could add to electric bills that are already expected to increase next year for customers. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

The Coral Gables mixed-use building, known as 93 Miracle Mile, will be built with electricity-generating photovoltaic glass. Other features will help to make it the first carbon-neutral building in Florida, CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

While solar systems can generate as much power as most homes consume on bright, sunny days, they cannot be relied upon to consistently produce the amounts needed. Clouds, rainstorms, and changing angles of the sun can all reduce a system’s generating capacity. And when the power goes out, so does the grid-connected rooftop solar system. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

One industry consulting firm has influenced politics across Florida, Alabama and at least six other states Hundreds of pages of internal documents – which are only coming to light now because Matrix’s founders are locked in an epic feud – detail the firm’s secret work to help power companies like FPL protect their profits and fight the transition to cleaner forms of energy. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE