NextEra Energy, Inc. is a leading clean energy company with nearly 43,000 megawatts of generating capacityand located in 28 states and Canada. Headquartered in Juno Beach, Fla., NextEra Energy’s principal subsidiaries are NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, the largest generator in North America of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and Florida Power & Light Company, which serves approximately 4.5 million customer accounts in Florida and is one of the largest rate-regulated electric utilities in the country. Through its subsidiaries, NextEra Energy collectively operates the third largest U.S. nuclear power generation fleet.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer: Lewis Hay, III; Revenues: $14.83 billion (2010); Employees: 14,690 (2010)
Statements on Climate Change
"We know enough to know that there is a risk of severe consequences [from climate change], and just as we buy insurance, we need to address that risk."~Lewis Hay III, CEO
Climate Change Targets
NextEra Energy, Inc achieved a 21 percent reduction in its greenhouse gas emissions rate in 2008 against a 2001 baseline. Its subsidiary Florida Power & Light Company now seeks a greenhouse gas intensity reduction of 27 percent from 2009 levels by 2024.
Climate and Energy Strategies
Relevant Links: NextEra Energy Website, NextEra Sustainability Report