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November 16, 2017

FPL Sends 1,000 Power Line Poles to Puerto Rico

Thirty-three trucks delivered the poles to Port Canaveral where they will be loaded on a cargo ship scheduled to leave for Puerto Rico this week.

September 25, 2017

How Fla. Utilities Teamed Up for Irma Restoration

After Hurricane Irma hit the State of Florida earlier this month, utilities worked together to restore operations across the state.

June 30, 2017

FPL Forms Fleet Fueling Partnership with Train Company

FPL, which has used biodiesel in its trucks for nearly two decades, will supply Brightline with 2 million gallons of biodiesel-blended fuel annually through a two-year contract.

October 6, 2016

Fla. Utility Halfway to 1 Million Solar Panels

Florida Power & Light Company, the largest generator of solar power in Florida, has completed the installation of half of the 1 million new solar panels it plans to add by the end of this year to power its customers.

September 7, 2016

Utility Fleet Helps Restore Power After Hurricane

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) was able to announce that service restoration is complete for customers who were affected by Hurricane Hermine, in line with its pre-storm commitment to restore power to the majority of affected customers within 24 hours of the storm's passing.

May 6, 2016

Florida Utility Trains on Storm Response

During recent storm response training, FPL demonstrated how crews work more efficiently in the field to speed restoration. The company's storm response fleet, including its Mobile Command Center and Community Response Vehicle, allow field employees to operate remotely in the hardest hit areas.

February 12, 2016

Two Florida Lineman Die in Truck Overturn

Driving on a foggy night, two utility workers in Florida were killed when their truck overturned on the highway and crashed into a nearby canal.

November 21, 2014

December Heavy Equipment Auctions in Michigan, Georgia, and Florida

Fleets in Michigan, Georgia, and Florida looking to expand or replace their existing fleets of heavy equipment including utility vehicles have more than 1,400 items to choose from in December.

October 15, 2014

Two Major Utilities Sign Cross-Continent Mutual Aid Agreement

To better deploy employees and equipment in the face of major storms and natural disasters, two major utilities in California and Florida signed a mutual aid agreement for the first time.

April 13, 2014

FPL Recognized by EPA for Clean Fleet

Florida Power & Light (FPL), one of the largest commercial fleets in the country, has been named a 2014 recipient of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Excellence Award.

February 18, 2014

Utilities Join Forces to Speed Up Storm Restoration

In battling rough weather conditions since the beginning of the year, utilities made extra efforts in this latest storm to go beyond their immediate customer service areas to ensure that sister companies and surrounding utilities had as much help as possible.

December 2, 2013

Four Utilities Named in 'Top 50 Green Fleets' for Heavy-Duty Segment

Heavy-Duty Trucking magazine based its list of Top 50 Green Fleets on alternative fuel vehicles and green initiatives, and tried to choose those who were ahead of the curve in their sustainability efforts.

October 10, 2013

FPL Sets Goal to Fill Its Fleet with Only Electric & Hybrid Models

By the end of the decade, FPL plans to purchase only electric vehicles and hybrids for its company fleet. It currently operates more than 620 vehicles that are electric-gas hybrids, plug-in hybrids, or all-electric.

May 30, 2012

Quantum Delivers First PHEV F-150 to Florida Power & Light

IRVINE, CA - Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc., has delivered the first pilot version of its plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) F-150 pickup truck to Florida Power & Light Company (FPL).

March 3, 2010

Eaton Hybrid Systems Achieve 30 Million Miles of Service Worldwide

KALAMAZOO, MI - Eaton Corporation announced customers using the company's hybrid systems have collectively accumulated more than 30 million miles of clean, reliable service throughout the world.

February 3, 2009

Hybrid Large Trucks: the Road to Viability

Through the support of WestStart-CALSTART’s Hybrid Truck Users Forum, 13 utility fleets became early adopters of medium- and heavy-duty hybrid truck technology. Fleet managers report substantial fuel savings and few maintenance issues, though greater production is needed to drive premiums down.

May 1, 2008

DuraStar Does the Job Green

To combat volatile diesel fuel prices, Navistar offers truck fleets a greener alternative with the International DuraStar medium-duty diesel hybrid electric truck — offering up to 60 percent more fuel economy than traditional diesel engines.

January 1, 2008

How to Maximize Fuel Efficiency

Truck fleet fuel saving strategies include right-sized vehicles, alt-fuel use, and driver education.

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