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NEWS RELEASE


09/14/2009 Contact: 850-413-6482

Days Added to FPL Rate Hearing


TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) will continue an evidentiary hearing on Florida Power & Light Company’s (FPL) request for a rate increase on Wednesday, September 16, 2009 and on Thursday, September 17, 2009, if necessary.  The hearing allows FPL and the intervenors to present sworn testimony and exhibits in support of their positions.  The hearing was originally scheduled for nine days and began on August 24, 2009.  Due to the extensive testimony and cross-examination process, the hearing requires more time than initially scheduled.

The additional hearing dates are set for the following time and location: 

Wednesday, September 16 – Thursday, September 17, 2009
9:30 a.m.
Betty Easley Conference Center
Joseph P. Cresse Hearing Room (Room 148)
4075 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, Florida

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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