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Author: Andrea Pelt-Thornton

Andrea Pelt-Thornton

Andrea Pelt-Thornton is an IT business solutions group manager at NextEra Energy / Florida Power & Light Company, where she actively delivers smart grid technology and data analytics solutions for the corporation. As a member of the NextEra Energy Corporate Diversity Council, Andrea provides high level oversight, guidance, and strategic direction to corporate-wide diversity and inclusion initiatives.

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The African-American Professional Employee Group (AAPEG), on of FPL’s employee resource groups, provides opportunities for African-American professionals to network, volunteer, mentor and share diverse career experiences and interests they possess internally as well as within the communities they live and work.

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Smart technology to power your 2018

I’ve got a running list of things I want to accomplish on a daily basis, and as a mom of three, I know how hectic everyone gets especially around the holidays. Making the most of smart technology for energy savings may not be at the top of your to-do list, but small changes can make a real difference in your lifestyle and your wallet – now and in the coming year. One of the things I love most about coming to work every day at FPL is being able to come up with new ways to help my friends and neighbors use smart technology to save energy and make their lives a little easier. It’s been an exciting year. We’ve introduced several new technologies that are convenient, easy to use and put savings at your fingertips. This year we launched the FPL Mobile App, helping you see how much energy you’re using, view your projected bill before it’s due and manage your account no matter where you are. You can even check your balance and pay your bill.   Everyone and everything is getting smarter these days. The smart home uses smart tools that can manage your home settings, even when you’re not there. One of the tools I use is the new ecobee4 Smart Thermostat with built-in Amazon Alexa.  Alexa can change thermostat settings, as well as get updates on...

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