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09/23/16NextEra Energy and NextEra Energy Partners chairman and chief executive officer to present at the 2016 Wolfe Research Power & Gas Leaders Conference
JUNO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Robo, chairman and chief executive officer of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) and NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP), is scheduled to present and participate on a panel on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, at the 2016 Wolfe Research Power & Gas Leaders Conference in New York, N.Y. The presentation, which will include adjusted earnings expectations, is scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m. ET. Investors and other interested parties will be abl... 
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09/19/16U.S. Bankruptcy Court approval for Energy Future Holdings to enter into merger agreements with NextEra Energy represents important next step in overall process toward acquisition of Oncor
- Compelling transaction provides financial strength for Oncor and its customers and certainty of value for Energy Future Holdings' creditors - With proposed transaction, all debt that resides above Oncor at Energy Future Holdings and Energy Future Intermediate Holding Company will be extinguished - NextEra Energy and Oncor expect to file joint application soon with the Public Utility Commission of Texas JUNO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) t... 
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09/01/16NextEra Energy and NextEra Energy Partners to present at the 2016 Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference
JUNO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- John Ketchum, executive vice president, finance and chief financial officer of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE), and chief financial officer of NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP), will present to investors and industry analysts on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, at the 2016 Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference in New York, N.Y. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 10:25 a.m. ET. Investors and other interested parties will be able to acces... 
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08/30/16NextEra Energy announces settlement rate for corporate units issued in September 2013
JUNO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced the settlement rate for the stock purchase contracts that are components of corporate units (NYSE: NEE PR P) that it issued in September 2013. Holders of the corporate units will receive 0.5101 shares of NextEra Energy common stock for each stock purchase contract that they hold. The settlement rate is based upon the average of the closing price per share of NextEra Energy common stock on the New Yo... 
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08/29/16NextEra Energy reaches agreements with global financial institutions for Oncor transaction
- Secures access to broad, well-respected contingent of global financial institutions - Provides further assurance of NextEra Energy's ability to complete Oncor transaction while maintaining strong balance sheet and credit ratings - Financial institutions consist of a diverse contingent of 17 banks with ability to access the capital markets across a wide variety of debt, equity and hybrid products - Proposed transaction offers opportunity to improve Oncor's financial strength and credit... 
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08/29/16NextEra Energy and NextEra Energy Partners to meet with investors during the month of September
JUNO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) and NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP) today announced that members of the senior management team are scheduled to participate in various investor meetings and conferences throughout September. Investors and other interested parties are able to access a copy of the presentation that will be used during the meetings and conferences at www.NextEraEnergy.com/investors or www.NextEraEnergyPartners.com. Nex... 
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08/22/16NextEra Energy Capital Holdings announces dates for remarketing of its Series G Debentures due Sept. 1, 2018
JUNO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy Capital Holdings, Inc. today announced that it will conduct a remarketing of its Series G Debentures due Sept. 1, 2018 (the "Debentures") (CUSIP No. 65339K AJ9), which are currently outstanding in the aggregate principal amount of $500 million, on Aug. 25, 2016 (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 861) on Sept... 
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08/03/16NextEra Energy announces sale of equity units
JUNO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) announced today that it has agreed to sell $1.50 billion of equity units to Goldman, Sachs & Co., Credit Suisse and Mizuho Securities. The transaction is expected to close on Aug. 8, 2016. Each equity unit will be issued in a stated amount of $50. Each equity unit will consist of a contract to purchase NextEra Energy common stock in the future and a 5 percent undivided beneficial ownership interest in a Next... 
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08/02/16NextEra Energy to sell equity units
JUNO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) announced today that it intends to sell $1.50 billion of equity units.  Each equity unit will be issued in a stated amount of $50. Each equity unit will consist of a contract to purchase NextEra Energy common stock in the future and a 5 percent undivided beneficial ownership interest in a NextEra Energy Capital Holdings, Inc. debenture due Sept. 1, 2021, to be issued in the principal amount of $1,000. The deben... 
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07/29/16NextEra Energy board declares quarterly dividend
JUNO BEACH, Fla., July 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today declared a regular quarterly common stock dividend of 87 cents per share. The dividend is payable on Sept. 15, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Aug. 30, 2016. NextEra Energy, Inc. NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company with consolidated revenues of approximately $17.5 billion and approximately 14,300 employees in 27 stat... 
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07/29/16NextEra Energy Resources agrees to sell Pennsylvania gas generating assets to Starwood Energy
JUNO BEACH, Fla., July 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, the competitive energy subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE), today announced that one of its subsidiaries has entered into an agreement to sell its ownership interest in its Marcus Hook generating assets to an investment affiliate of Starwood Energy Group Global, LLC, an energy infrastructure investment firm that specializes in value-add power generation, transmission and storage energy projects. The total c... 
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07/29/16NextEra Energy reaches definitive agreement to acquire Energy Future Holdings' interest in Oncor Electric Delivery Company
- Compelling transaction provides financial strength for Oncor and its customers and certainty of value for Energy Future Holdings' creditors - Transaction will extinguish all Energy Future Holdings and Energy Future Intermediate Holding Company debt that currently exists above Oncor - NextEra Energy's proven track record of providing affordable, reliable electric service for customers complements Oncor's operational strengths - NextEra Energy committed to retaining local management, Da... 
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07/27/16NextEra Energy, Inc. and NextEra Energy Partners, LP second quarter 2016 release
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07/18/16NextEra Energy and Hawaiian Electric Industries announce termination of Merger Agreement
JUNO BEACH, Fla. and HONOLULU, July 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/-- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) and Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HE) (HEI) today announced the termination of their plans to merge, effective immediately. The decision was driven by the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission's (PUC) order to dismiss the companies' merger application.  "As a result of the PUC's order, we have terminated our merger agreement," said Jim Robo, chairman and chief executive officer, NextEra Ener... 
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07/15/16NextEra Energy and Hawaiian Electric Industries Release Statement Regarding Pending Merger
JUNO BEACH, Fla. and HONOLULU, July 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) and Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HE) (HEI) today issued the following statement in connection with today's order by the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC): "We are in receipt of today's PUC order and are currently reviewing it." NextEra Energy, Inc. NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company with consolidated revenues of approximately $17.5 billion and a... 
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07/12/16NextEra Energy announces date for release of second-quarter 2016 financial results
JUNO BEACH, Fla., July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced that it plans to report second-quarter 2016 financial results before the opening of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 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 July 27, with a link to the financial results news release on the company's website. As pr... 
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06/20/16FPL announces plans to buy and phase out another coal-fired power plant, saving customers millions of dollars and preventing millions of tons of carbon emissions
- Plan is expected to save FPL customers an estimated $129 million - Reducing plant's output will prevent more than half a million tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually JUNO BEACH, Fla., June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today filed a petition with the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) to request approval to purchase a coal-fired power plant located in Indiantown, Fla., with which FPL has an existing long-term contract. If approved, the proposa... 
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06/06/16NextEra Energy and NextEra Energy Partners to meet with investors during the month of June
JUNO BEACH, Fla., June 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) and NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP) today announced that members of the senior management team are scheduled to participate in the RBC Global Energy & Power Executive Conference on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, in New York, N.Y., and various investor meetings throughout the remainder of the month of June. Investors and other interested parties will be able to access a copy of the presentation that will be u... 
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06/04/16NextEra Energy and Hawaiian Electric Industries Release Statement Regarding Their Pending Merger
JUNO BEACH, Fla., and HONOLULU, June 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) and Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HE) (HEI) today released the following statement regarding their pending merger: Under its terms, the merger agreement between HEI and NextEra Energy does not automatically terminate on June 3. Action on the part of one of the parties is required to terminate the merger after that date. That said, as of today, neither party has terminated the deal, despit... 
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05/19/16NextEra Energy board declares quarterly dividend
JUNO BEACH, Fla., May 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today declared a regular quarterly common stock dividend of 87 cents per share. The dividend is payable on June 15, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 31, 2016. NextEra Energy, Inc. NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company with consolidated revenues of approximately $17.5 billion and approximately 14,300 employees in 27 states a... 
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05/12/16NextEra Energy schedules live webcast of company's 2016 annual meeting of shareholders
JUNO BEACH, Fla., May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) will provide a live webcast of its 2016 annual meeting of shareholders, which begins at 8 a.m. CT (9 a.m. ET) on Thursday, May 19, 2016. 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 for 30 days. NextEra Energy, Inc. NextEra Energy, ... 
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05/02/16Support for Proposed Merger Continues to Grow as More Than 100 Hawaii-Based Organizations Endorse the Combination of Hawaiian Electric and NextEra Energy
HONOLULU, May 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) and Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HE) (HEI) today expressed their gratitude to the more than 100 diverse Hawaii-based organizations that have publicly endorsed the Hawaiian Electric-NextEra Energy merger. Those supporting the proposed merger comprise a diverse statewide coalition including multiple chambers of commerce, labor unions, small and large businesses, Native Hawaiian and non-profit organizations. ... 
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04/28/16NextEra Energy, Inc. and NextEra Energy Partners, LP first quarter 2016 release
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04/14/16NextEra Energy announces date for release of first-quarter 2016 financial results
JUNO BEACH, Fla., April 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced that it plans to report first-quarter 2016 financial results before the opening of the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, April 28, 2016, 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 28, with a link to the financial results news release on the company's website. As p... 
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04/11/16FPL continues to advance clean, affordable, reliable power in Florida with commissioning of Port Everglades Next Generation Clean Energy Center
New, state-of-the-art facility entered service two months early and under budget; further positions FPL to meet U.S. EPA Clean Power Plan 2030 targets today FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today formally commissioned its Port Everglades Next Generation Clean Energy Center – the third in a series of such facilities powered by American-produced natural gas. As was the case with the company's Next Generation Clean Energy Centers at Rivier... 
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04/04/16NextEra Energy and NextEra Energy Partners to present at the Wolfe Research Power & Gas Deep Dive Conference
JUNO BEACH, Fla., April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Armando Pimentel, president and chief executive officer of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, and president of NextEra Energy Partners, LP, is scheduled to present on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at the Wolfe Research Power & Gas Deep Dive Conference in Houston, Texas. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. CT (9 a.m. ET). Investors and other interested parties will be able to access a copy of the presentation materials beginning at 4 p... 
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04/04/16NextEra Energy Resources completes sale of Texas fossil generating assets to an affiliate of Energy Future Holdings
JUNO BEACH, Fla., April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, the competitive energy subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE), today announced that one of its subsidiaries, La Frontera Ventures LLC, has completed the sale of its ownership interest in its Forney and Lamar generating assets to an affiliate of Energy Future Holdings (EFH). The aggregate purchase price is approximately $1.55 billion, including estimated working capital, subject to customary closing adjustments... 
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04/04/16NextEra Energy honored for best investor relations program in utilities sector by IR Magazine
JUNO BEACH, Fla., April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced that it has been recognized by IR Magazine for having the best investor relations program in the utilities sector. NextEra Energy received the same honor from IR Magazine in 2014.  "Our investor relations team does a terrific job communicating the NextEra Energy story with our important stakeholders in the financial community, and I'm very pleased that IR Magazine has chosen to recognize them o... 
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03/28/16Five Native Hawaiian Organizations Announce Support of Proposed Merger of NextEra Energy and Hawaiian Electric Industries
HONOLULU and JUNO BEACH, Fla., March 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy Inc. (NYSE: NEE) and Hawaiian Electric Industries (NYSE: HE) today announced that their proposed merger has gained the support of five Native Hawaiian organizations.  These organizations include the Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce, Native Hawaiian Hospitality Association, Imua Hawaii, Sovereign Councils of the Hawaiian Homelands Assembly and King Kamehameha Hawaiian Civic Club. "We are extremely pleased that ... 
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03/15/16FPL files details of proposed 2017-2020 base rate plan with PSC
- As announced in January, the company is proposing a four-year rate plan that would support continued investments to modernize its power plant system and improve the reliability and resiliency of FPL's grid for customers - Even with the proposed base rate increase, FPL's typical residential and business customer bills through the year 2020 are expected to remain lower than 2006 rates JUNO BEACH, Fla., March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Consistent with its preliminary proposal announced in Jan... 
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03/07/16NextEra Energy once again recognized as a World's Most Ethical Company®
Renewable energy leader is the only U.S. electric utility company named to the list and one of only four in its sector worldwide JUNO BEACH, Fla., March 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced that it has been named a World's Most Ethical Company® for the ninth time by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. The world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun is the ... 
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03/01/16NextEra Energy announces CFO transition
- Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer Moray Dewhurst retires - John Ketchum appointed executive vice president, finance, and chief financial officer JUNO BEACH, Fla., March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced that, as part of a previously announced leadership succession plan, John Ketchum has been appointed executive vice president, finance, and chief financial officer following the retirement of Moray P. Dewhurst, vice chairman and chief financia... 
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02/19/16NextEra Energy named No. 1 in its industry on Fortune's 2016 list of 'World's Most Admired Companies'
Global renewable energy leader also tops its peer group for innovation, people management, social responsibility, quality of products and services, global competitiveness and use of corporate assets JUNO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced it has been named No. 1 in the electric and gas utilities industry on Fortune's 2016 list of the "World's Most Admired Companies." "It's an honor to once again be recognized as one of the world's ... 
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02/12/16NextEra Energy board declares quarterly dividend
JUNO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today declared a regular quarterly common stock dividend of 87 cents per share, up 13 percent versus the prior-year comparable quarterly dividend. This increase is consistent with the plan announced in 2015 of targeting 12 to 14 percent annual growth in dividends per share, off a 2015 base, and targeting a 65 percent payout ratio, expressed relative to adjusted earnings per share, by 2018. ... 
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02/03/16Florida Southeast Connection project receives key FERC approval
JUNO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Southeast Connection, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE), today announced that it has received a Certificate of Public Need and Necessity from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to construct and operate a proposed underground pipeline to transport natural gas to southern Florida. The pipeline facilities will help ensure Florida maintains access to clean, affordable U.S.-produced natural gas ... 
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02/01/16Support for Proposed Merger of NextEra Energy and Hawaiian Electric Industries Continues to Grow
More Than 50 Organizations and Companies Across Hawaii Believe Merger is in the Best Interest of Hawaii HONOLULU and JUNO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) and Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HE) (HEI) today announced that support for the companies' proposed merger continues to increase, as evidenced by the more than 50 different groups that have voiced support for the transaction, including most recently, the Hawaii Business Roundtable. ... 
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01/29/16Hawaii Business Roundtable Announces Support for NextEra Energy and Hawaiian Electric Industries Merger
HONOLULU and JUNO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) and Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HE) (HEI) today announced that the Hawaii Business Roundtable, a statewide public policy organization made up of CEOs and senior executives of companies headquartered or maintaining significant operations in Hawaii, has expressed its support for the merger between Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HE) (HEI) and NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE).  In d... 
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01/28/16NextEra Energy reports 2015 fourth-quarter and full-year financial results
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01/15/16FPL begins process of setting base rates for 2017-2020
- FPL's service today is cleaner and more reliable than ever before - while its typical bill is lower than it was a decade ago and among the lowest in the nation - thanks to smart, long-term investments supported by customer base rates - Four-year plan to phase in base rate adjustments necessary to support continued investments that benefit customers - Typical customer bills expected to remain lower than 2006 levels from 2016 through 2020, even with proposed rate adjustment JUNO BEACH, ... 
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01/14/16NextEra Energy announces date for release of fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 financial results
JUNO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced that it plans to report fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 financial results before the opening of the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, 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. 28, with a link to the financial results news release on the company's w... 
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01/05/16Public Service Commission approves need for FPL Okeechobee Clean Energy Center in 2019
- PSC decision confirms additional power is needed to meet future energy needs of Florida's growing population and economy - FPL Okeechobee Clean Energy Center will be one of the cleanest, most efficient power plants of its kind in the world - New facility will help FPL keep customer bills low for the long term JUNO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) today approved the need for Florida Power & Light Company's proposed FPL Okeechobee... 
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