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04/18/2008 Contact: 850-413-6482

Florida Public Service Commission Considers Items of Interest at Upcoming Agenda Conference

TALLAHASSEE — The following items are among those scheduled for consideration by the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) at the April 22, 2008 Agenda Conference:

ITEM 3: Docket No. 080108-TLPetition to permit use of federal subscriber line charge to identify interstate end user charge on customers' bills by BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. d/b/a AT&T Florida.  The Commission will consider a staff recommendation addressing AT&T’s petition to use consistent labeling to identify the interstate end user charge on customers’ bills. 

ITEM 6: Docket No. 080001-EIFuel and purchased power cost recovery clause with generating performance incentive factor.  The Commission will consider a staff recommendation clarifying the Commission’s 2002 hedging order, as well as Florida Power & Light’s petition for a proposed volatility mitigation mechanism, or VMM, as an alternative to its financial and physical fuel price hedging programs.

ITEM 7:  Docket No. 070300-EIReview of 2007 Electric Infrastructure Storm Hardening Plan filed pursuant to Rule 25-6.0342, F.A.C., submitted by Florida Public Utilities Company.  The Commission will consider whether FPUC’s storm hardening plan is in compliance with the Commission’s newly enacted storm hardening rule.
Docket No. 070304-EIPetition for rate increase by Florida Public Utilities Company. The Commission will consider FPUC’s request for an increase in rates, which would include recovery of costs associated with its storm hardening plan and compliance with the Ten Initiatives included in the new storm hardening rule.  

The Agenda Conference is scheduled for the following time and location:

Tuesday, April 22, 2008
9:30 a.m.
Betty Easley Conference Center
Joseph P. Cresse Hearing Room (Room 148)
4075 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, Florida

The Agenda Conference is carried on the Florida Channel (check your local listings). The event is available online by going to and selecting Commission Calendar on the top right of the Web page.

The PSC is committed to making sure that Florida's consumers receive their electric, natural gas, telephone, water, and wastewater services in a safe, affordable, and reliable manner. The PSC exercises regulatory authority over utilities in the areas of rate base/economic regulation; competitive market oversight; and monitoring of safety, reliability, and service.

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