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07/11/2008 Contact: 850-413-6482

Florida Public Service Commission Considers Items of Interest at Upcoming Agenda Conference


TALLAHASSEE — The following items are among those scheduled for consideration by the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) at the July 15, 2008 Agenda Conference:

ITEM 4: Docket No. 080148-EIPetition for determination of need for Levy Units 1 and 2 nuclear power plants, by Progress Energy Florida, Inc. The Commission will consider a staff recommendation to approve the construction of two nuclear-fueled generating units in Levy County. The proposed units would contribute 2,200 megawatts of electric generation.

ITEM 5: Docket No. 080281-EIPetition for approval of Solar Energy Projects for Recovery through Environmental Cost Recovery Clause, by Florida Power & Light Company (FPL). The Commission will consider a staff recommendation to approve eligibility for cost recovery, pursuant to 366.92(4), F.S., for FPL’s three proposed solar projects located in Martin and DeSoto counties and at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.  

The Agenda Conference is scheduled for the following time and location:

Tuesday, July 15, 2008
9:30 a.m.

Betty Easley Conference Center
Joseph P. Cresse Hearing Room (Room 148)
4075 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, Florida

The Agenda Conference is broadcast on the Florida Channel (check your local listings) and is available online by going to www.floridapsc.com and selecting Commission Calendar on the top right of the Web page.

The PSC is committed to making sure that Florida's consumers receive their electric, natural gas, telephone, water, and wastewater services in a safe, affordable, and reliable manner. The PSC exercises regulatory authority over utilities in the areas of rate base/economic regulation; competitive market oversight; and monitoring of safety, reliability, and service.

For additional information, visit www.floridapsc.com.



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