Hearing for FPL rate request begins Aug. 22

The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) will conduct a hearing on Florida Power & Light Company’s (FPL) request for a rate increase beginning Monday, August 22. The hearing allows FPL and intervenors in the case to present sworn testimony and exhibits in support of their positions.

FPL filed its petition for a base rate increase with the PSC on March 15. In June, the PSC held nine customer service hearings in FPL’s service area.  FPL currently provides electric service to more than 4.8 million retail customers in all or parts of 35 Florida counties. 

The hearing is set for the following time and location:

Monday, August 22, 2016, 9:30 a.m., Betty Easley Conference Center, Joseph P. Cresse Hearing Room (Room 148) 4075 Esplanade Way Tallahassee, Florida

In addition, August 23-26 and August 29-September 2 are reserved to continue the hearing, if needed.  The starting time of the next day’s session will be announced at the conclusion of each day.