Some Florida customers to pay future nuclear costs if plan is approved

10/7/2009 | Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)

Florida Power & Light will be allowed to pass $63 million worth of expenses for future nuclear projects to its customers next year if the state's Public Service Commission approves a recommendation from its staff. Under the proposal, customers would be charged about 67 cents a month for the first 1,000 kilowatt hours used, but the amount is about $1.48 less than what they paid this year for similar costs, the utility said. FPL's nuclear plans include the construction of two reactors at its Turkey Point facility costing at least $12 billion, as well as a $1.5 billion project to expand four existing plants.

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