Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Florida Power & Light Co.
Current Parent Company: 
NextEra Energy
Penalty: 
$25,000,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
October 8, 2009
Primary Offense: 
energy market violation
Violation Description: 

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved a $25 million civil penalty as part of a settlement with Florida Power & Light Co. stemming from a February 2008 blackout that lost power for millions of consumers in South Florida for several hours.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Florida
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
utilities
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Parent company note: 
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