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07/02/15FPL announces plans to move forward with next major investment in continued modernization of its power plant fleet, building on successful strategy of advancing affordable clean energy in Florida
- As older, inefficient power plants are phased out and Florida's population and economy continue to grow, the addition of a new high-efficiency energy center is the most economical option to meet customer needs beginning in 2019 - The proposed new facility would be one of the cleanest, most fuel-efficient natural gas power plants in the world - Okeechobee County site selected to host the new facility provides ample space for potential addition of future large-scale solar generation JUN... 
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06/24/15NextEra Energy Honored with Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® Award by the National Business Group on Health
Company is the only member of the U.S. energy sector to receive Platinum designation JUNO BEACH, Fla., June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) announced today that it has been honored for the 10th time by the National Business Group on Health for its ongoing commitment to promoting a healthy work environment and encouraging its workers to live healthier lifestyles. NextEra Energy is the only company in the U.S. energy sector to receive this award in the prestigious Plat... 
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05/28/15NextEra Energy announces settlement rate for equity units issued in May 2012
JUNO BEACH, Fla., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced the settlement rate for the stock purchase contracts that are components of equity units that it issued in May 2012. Holders of the equity units will receive 0.6550 shares of NextEra Energy common stock for each stock purchase contract that they hold, with cash to be paid in lieu of any fractional shares. The settlement rate is based upon the average of the closing price per share of NextEra Energy co... 
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05/22/15NextEra Energy board declares quarterly dividend
JUNO BEACH, Fla., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today declared a regular quarterly common stock dividend of 77 cents per share. The dividend is payable on June 15, 2015, to shareholders of record on May 29, 2015. NextEra Energy, Inc. NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company with consolidated revenues of approximately $17.0 billion, approximately 44,900 megawatts of generating capacity, which includes megaw... 
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05/14/15NextEra Energy schedules live webcast of company's 2015 annual meeting of shareholders
JUNO BEACH, Fla., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) will provide a live webcast of its 2015 annual meeting of shareholders, which begins at 9 a.m. MT (11 a.m. ET) on Thursday, May 21, 2015. Participants can access the webcast on NextEra Energy's website, www.NextEraEnergy.com, by clicking the link provided on the home page. A replay of the NextEra Energy annual meeting webcast will be available on the website through the first week of June 2015. NextEra Energy... 
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04/29/15NextEra Energy reports 2015 first-quarter financial results
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04/24/15NextEra Energy Capital Holdings announces dates for remarketing of its Series E Debentures due June 1, 2017
JUNO BEACH, Fla., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy Capital Holdings, Inc. today announced that it will conduct a remarketing of its Series E Debentures due June 1, 2017 (the "Debentures") (CUSIP No. 65339K AB6), which are currently outstanding in the aggregate principal amount of $600 million, on May 4, 2015 (and, if necessary, on the following two business days). The Debentures were originally issued as part of NextEra Energy, Inc.'s Corporate Units (CUSIP No. 65339F 705) on May 4,... 
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04/15/15NextEra Energy announces date for release of first-quarter 2015 financial results
JUNO BEACH, Fla., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced that it plans to report first-quarter 2015 financial results before the opening of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in a news release to be posted on the company's website at www.NextEraEnergy.com/Investors. The company will issue an advisory news release over PR Newswire the morning of April 29, with a link to the financial results news release on the company's website. As ... 
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03/30/15Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Approves Proposed Merger between NextEra Energy and Hawaiian Electric Industries
Approval Represents an Important Milestone in Advancing a More Affordable Clean Energy Future for Hawaii JUNO BEACH, Fla. and HONOLULU, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) and Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HE) (HEI), whose subsidiaries include Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc. and Maui Electric Company Limited (collectively referred to as Hawaiian Electric), today announced that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commissi... 
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03/23/15NextEra Energy and Hawaiian Electric Companies to Host Open House Informational Meetings Across Hawaii
Public Invited to Provide Input and Learn More about NextEra Energy and How Proposed Merger with Hawaiian Electric Industries Will Advance a More Affordable Clean Energy Future for Hawaii Open Houses Scheduled from April 7 through April 16 on Oahu, Hawaii Island, Maui, Molokai and Lanai JUNO BEACH, Fla., and HONOLULU, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) and Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc. and Maui Electric Company Limited (c... 
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03/11/15Mountain Valley Pipeline Announces WGL Midstream as a Partner, Shipper, and Gas Purchaser
PITTSBURGH & WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC, a joint venture between affiliates of EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT) and NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) today announced that a subsidiary of WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL), WGL Midstream, has acquired a 7% ownership interest in the joint venture, and a subsidiary of Vega Energy Partners, Ltd., Vega Midstream MVP LLC, has acquired a 3% interest.  NextEra Energy will hold a 35... 
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03/09/15NextEra Energy recognized as a World's Most Ethical Company® for eighth time
- NextEra Energy was one of only five energy and electric utility companies named to the list JUNO BEACH, Fla., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) has been named a 2015 World's Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent center of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance. It is the eighth time NextEra Energy has received this recognition. This year, only 132 companies across more than 50 industries worldwide were se... 
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03/06/15FPL announces innovative plan to acquire and phase out coal-fired power plant, saving customers millions of dollars
- Plan is expected to save FPL customers an estimated $70 million - Reducing plant's output will prevent nearly 1 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually JUNO BEACH, Fla., March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today filed a petition with the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) to request approval to acquire a power plant that it has had under a long-term contract to purchase power since 1988. Upon taking ownership of the Cedar Bay Gener... 
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03/02/15NextEra Energy and NextEra Energy Partners to Host Investor Conference on March 11
JUNO BEACH, Fla., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) and NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP) will host an investor conference from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11 in New York City. Beginning at 1 p.m., investors and other interested parties will be able to access a live audio webcast, including the presentation materials, at www.NextEraEnergy.com/investors or www.NextEraEnergyPartners.com. For those unable to listen to the live webcast, a replay will be av... 
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02/25/15NextEra Energy named to Fortune's 2015 list of 'World's Most Admired Companies'
Global renewable energy leader ranks among top 10 companies worldwide for innovativeness and community responsibility JUNO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced it has been named to Fortune's 2015 list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" and, for the first time, is among the top 10 companies in the world in both the categories of innovativeness and community responsibility. "This is a transformational time for our industry as cus... 
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02/16/15NextEra Energy announces CFO transition plan
- Vice Chairman and CFO Moray Dewhurst to retire in spring of 2016 - John Ketchum promoted to senior vice president, finance; Expected to replace Dewhurst upon retirement - Mark Hickson promoted to senior vice president, corporate development and strategic initiatives and appointed to the board of directors of the general partner of NextEra Energy Partners, LP JUNO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced that Moray P. Dewhurst, vice ch... 
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02/13/15NextEra Energy announces appointment of Amy B. Lane to board of directors
JUNO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced the appointment of Amy B. Lane to its board of directors. Ms. Lane will serve on the board's finance and investment committee. "We're extremely pleased to welcome Amy to the NextEra Energy board," said Jim Robo, chairman and chief executive officer of NextEra Energy. "Amy brings to our board a wealth of finance and business expertise, along with a proven track record as an experienced leader and... 
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02/13/15NextEra Energy board declares quarterly dividend
JUNO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today declared a regular quarterly common stock dividend of 77 cents per share. The dividend is payable on March 16, 2015, to shareholders of record on Feb. 27, 2015. This quarterly dividend is a 6.2-percent increase versus the prior-year comparable period and is consistent with targeting a 55-percent payout ratio in 2015, expressed relative to adjusted earnings. NextEra Energy, Inc. ... 
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02/09/15One of the world's largest solar projects starts commercial operation
Desert Sunlight Solar Farm partners "flip the switch" on photovoltaic power plant DESERT CENTER, CA – US Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell along with about 150 federal, state and local officials, and energy industry leaders, gathered today to commission the 550-megawatt (MW) Desert Sunlight Solar Farm, located in Desert Center, Riverside County, California.   "Solar projects like Desert Sunlight are helping create American jobs, develop domestic renewable energy and cut carbon poll... 
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01/29/15NextEra Energy and Hawaiian Electric File Joint Application with the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission Outlining Benefits of Proposed Merger for Advancing a More Affordable Clean Energy Future for Hawaii
Approximately $60 million in quantified customer savings No request for increase in general base rates for at least four years following transaction close Companies affirm commitments to continue operating under current name and retain headquarters in Honolulu Hawaiian Electric will continue to be locally managed, with no involuntary workforce reductions for at least two years post close Companies expect to maintain Hawaiian Electric Industries' overall current level of corporate giv... 
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01/27/15NextEra Energy reports 2014 fourth-quarter and full-year financial results
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01/26/15FPL announces plans to install more than 1 million solar panels at three additional solar power plants as part of continued strategy of advancing affordable clean energy in Florida
-- By the end of 2016, FPL to triple its current solar capacity - adding nearly 225 megawatts of new solar power to the 110 megawatts it operates today -- Advantages of select sites and decreasing solar costs to allow for cost-effective expansion of large-scale solar, enabling FPL to generate even more affordable clean energy in Florida -- FPL's typical customer bill continues to be well below the national average while the company's system is cleaner than ever thanks to ongoing investments ... 
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01/13/15NextEra Energy announces date for release of fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 financial results
JUNO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced that it plans to report fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 financial results before the opening of the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in a news release to be posted on the company's website at www.NextEraEnergy.com/Investors. The company will issue an advisory news release over PR Newswire the morning of Jan. 27, with a link to the financial results news release on the company's we... 
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