Representing consumers in utility issues, the state’s Office of Public Counsel launched a challenge to the approval of costs that electric utilities would be able to recoup in 2023 from customers for storm-protection projects. The first step was taken in appealing to the Florida Supreme Court on a Dec. 12 order by the state Public Service Commission approving the costs.
Two votes by the Florida Public Service Commission could have a significant impact on customer electricity bills: one to set rules for charging customers billions to bury power lines and another to wipe out energy conservation incentives that utilities say are unneeded. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE
The state\’s big public utilities will be asking state regulators for permission to spend even less than they do currently on energy conservation. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE