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Statement by CEO of NextEra Energy on Nomination of Ron Binz as Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman

Statement by CEO of NextEra Energy on Nomination of Ron Binz as Federal Energy
                        Regulatory Commission Chairman

PR Newswire

JUNO BEACH, Fla., June 28, 2013

JUNO BEACH, Fla., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --NextEra Energy, Inc., (NYSE:
NEE) President and CEO Jim Robo issued the following statement following the
announcement that President Obama has nominated Ron Binz as the next chairman
of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission:

"President Obama has made a superb choice in nominating Ron Binz as the next
chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Ron is a proven leader
who recognizes the need for diversity in the U.S. electricity supply and
understands our country needs smart policies to modernize the grid to match up
with today's changing energy mix. Ron has served effectively as chairman of
the Colorado Public Utilities Commission and as an active member of the
National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. His record of
achievement would serve the country well in leading the FERC."

"Ron would assume leadership at FERC during a period of enormous change for
America's electric utilities. Our companies are addressing such challenges as
grid adequacy, cybersecurity and extreme weather events. Strong leadership at
FERC will help our industry meet these challenges. Our company looks forward
to working with Ron should the United States Senate confirm his nomination."

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NextEra Energy, Inc.
NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company with
consolidated revenues of approximately $14.3 billion, more than 42,000
megawatts of generating capacity, and nearly 15,000 employees in 26 states and
Canada as of year-end 2012. Headquartered in Juno Beach, Fla., NextEra
Energy's principal subsidiaries are Florida Power & Light Company, which
serves approximately 4.6 million customer accounts in Florida and is one of
the largest rate-regulated electric utilities in the United States, and
NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which together with its affiliated entities is
the largest generator in North America of renewable energy from the wind and
sun. Through its subsidiaries, NextEra Energy generates clean, emissions-free
electricity from eight commercial nuclear power units in Florida, New
Hampshire, Iowa and Wisconsin. For more information about NextEra Energy
companies, visit these websites: www.NextEraEnergy.com, www.FPL.com,
www.NextEraEnergyResources.com.

SOURCE NextEra Energy, Inc.

Website: http://www.nexteraenergy.com
Contact: NextEra Energy, Inc., Media Line: (561) 694-4442
 
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