what makes a world of difference?
Paying less for the power that drives your business.
FLORIDA’S BUSINESS CLIMATE IS JUST RIGHT
#2 BEST STATE FOR BUSINESS
A survey of CEOs from Chief Executive Magazine named Florida the second best state for business. This makes locating in Florida an easy choice.
#4 Best Tax Climate
The Tax Foundation ranks Florida fourth in the nation on tax-friendliness so you can focus on investing in your business.
9 Submarine Cable Landing Points
Connecting to Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe – more than any other state on the East Coast. This makes it easy to connect to the world.
Powerful Network of tier 1 Telecom Providers
Century Link, Cogent, Level 3, Sprint, Verizon, XO, Zayo and a network of metro providers. There is infrastructure in place to make communicating easy.
TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
Florida exempts sales and use tax on data center property. So you can invest your savings in your business.
UNIQUE, COMPETITIVE TAX ADVANTAGES
Florida is one of only four states that exempts electricity sales tax. This makes Florida a cost-effective place to conduct business.
FLORIDA OFFERS COMPETITIVE TAX INCENTIVES
The tax policy is meant to attract large power users, requiring data centers to make a minimum capital investment of $150 million and have a critical IT load of 15 MW or more.
WHY FPL IS DATA CENTER DRIVEN
FPL’s reliability is 50% better than the national average, and boasts the best SAIDI rating in the state. And just last year, FPL received PA Consulting’s National ReliabilityOneTM award for the third time in four years. The prestigious award is given annually to utilities that have excelled in delivering reliable electric service to their customers.
FPL’s storm investments to build a stronger, smarter and more storm resilient grid helped the company restore power eight days faster for customers following Hurricane Irma. In fact, more than half of the customers affected by Irma were restored within one full day of the hurricane exiting the state.
Affordable Rates & Incentives
FPL electric rates are 41% below the national average and as low as $0.05/kWh. And FPL offers a negotiable incentive rate, the Commercial Industrial Service Rider (CISR), for companies who have a new electric demand of 2 MW or more.