Tag: Office of Public Counsel

Michael MolineOctober 18, 2018
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A citizens group challenging the takeover of Vero Beach’s electric utility by Florida Power & Light Co. questioned the accounting underlying the deal Thursday as hearings opened before the Public Service Commission. The commission has already preliminarily OK’d the transfer — that happened on July 2. Thursday’s hearing centered on the Civic Association of Indian River […]

Michael MolineJuly 10, 2018
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Central Florida, get ready for a new area code. The Public Service Commission voted Tuesday to authorize the debut of 689 code for new customers, perhaps as soon as May 2019. The North American Numbering Plan Administrator, or NANPA, which oversees the area code system, will figure out the precise timing. “They’ll get back with […]

Staff ReportsAugust 29, 2017
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Duke Energy announced Tuesday it had filed a settlement agreement with the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC). The good news: Rates won’t be increasing as expected. “This settlement has broad support and was developed collaboratively with the Office of Public Counsel and other consumer advocates, including the Florida Industrial Power Users Group, White Springs Agricultural […]


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