Florida Power & Light Company’s Office of Economic Development
A strong economy is good business for all Floridians, and Florida Power & Light Company is doing our part to encourage investment and job creation in our state. In fact, that’s why we created FPL’s Office of Economic Development.
How PoweringFlorida® can help you
Site Selectors and Corporations
PoweringFlorida® combines the power of both Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Planning and Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI) workforce data in one easy-to-use application to:
- Quickly explore and compare Florida’s communities
- Gain a broad understanding of the labor force statistics, consumer spending, geography, demography and other important data
- Identify and evaluate all available sites and buildings in each community
- Get in touch with FPL’s economic development staff, the Enterprise Florida team, or a local economic development organization for additional project support
Economic Development Organizations
The PoweringFlorida® Resource Center provides economic development organizations with information and tools that enable them to more effectively market their community, including:
- Analyze industry sectors relevant to their geographic area
- Better target companies for recruitment
Affordable, Reliable and Clean Energy
As the largest rate-regulated electric utility in Florida, FPL takes pride in providing low-cost, reliable, and clean electricity to about 4.6 million residential and business customers across a 35-county service territory, which is the third largest number of customers served by any electric utility in the United States.
- FPL’s large commercial bills are about 15 percent below the national average, and large industrial bills are about 34 percent below the national average.
- Our plants have one of the lowest emissions profiles in the country.
- FPL currently obtains about 69 percent of its electricity from clean-burning natural gas.
- Nuclear power, which produces no greenhouse gas emissions, will soon be responsible for nearly a quarter of all power production.
- We also operate three commercial-scale solar generation facilities.