NextEra Energy Inc is an American energy company that provides sustainable energy distribution and generation services.
The company reportedly generates electricity from renewable resources like wind, natural gas, and solar energy.
In December 1925, Florida Light and Power Company, a predecessor to the present firm, was established.
The name was changed from FPL Energy to NextEra Energy in 2009.
The company principal businesses include its interests in wholly-owned subsidiaries: NEER and FPL.
Florida Light and Power Company or FPL is engaged in generation, sale, transmission, and distribution of regulated electric energy in Florida. It is reportedly the largest regulated utility operator in the United States.
The segment's estimated capacity stands at around 28,400 megawatts as of December 2020. It also owns distribution and transmission lines of nearly 76,200 miles and over 670 substations. On January 1, 20201, Gulf Power and FPL merged, with later being the surviving entity.
The segment produces electricity from renewable and clean sources, including solar and wind. The company is also engaged in trading activities, gas marketing, natural gas production and owns a retail electricity supply chain.
Primary activities include owning, developing, constructing and managing electricity generation facilities in Canada and the United States wholesale energy markets.
It also owns and operates transmission facilities in Canada and the United States. In addition, NEER also has significant interest in pipeline infrastructure, gas infrastructure business and natural gas liquids.
The company claims to among various rankings released by Forbes like Best Employers for Diversity and Americas Best Employers for 2021.
The diversified energy company also operates through various other subsidiaries such as:
• NextEra Energy Partner
• Gulf Power Company
• Florida City Gas
• NextEra Energy Capital Holdings, Inc
• Logan Wing Energy, LLC
• 700 Universe, LLC
• NextEra Canadian IP, Inc
• FPL Investments Inc
NextEra Energy caters to business and residential customers, municipal electricity providers, power co-operatives and retail electricity providers.
The company claims to invest in clean energy technology, innovative battery storage and low emission systems.
NextEra also claims to provide affordable and cheaper electricity.