Florida utility plans world’s largest solar-powered battery

Major US utility Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) is planning to build the world’s largest battery energy storage system adjacent to an existing solar power plant, with plans to roll out multiple other storage systems across the state.

Sierra Club sues FPL for nearly US$1 billion rate hike

Washington-based environmental organisation the Sierra Club is taking Florida Power & Light to court over a US$811 million rate hike over the next four years that “bilks millions of customers and further locks the Sunshine State into an over reliance on financially risky, climate-disrupting gas,” the group said.