JUNO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) has once again been ranked No. 1 overall among electric and gas utilities on Fortune's 2018 list of the "Most Admired Companies" – the 11th time in 12 years. NextEra Energy, whose principal subsidiaries are Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) and NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, also ranked among the top 20 companies worldwide across all industries for innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility and long-term investment value.
"As America's third-largest capital investor in infrastructure, we're investing billions of dollars annually while also creating thousands of jobs and providing our customers with affordable, reliable and clean energy," said NextEra Energy Chairman and CEO Jim Robo. "I'm pleased that our company continues to be recognized as a leader within our industry, as well as ranked among the top 20 companies worldwide for people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, long-term investment value and, in particular, innovation. We have implemented several emerging technologies to further improve customer experience, enhance reliability and optimize new development projects. We are committed to continuous improvement in everything we do and work to identify opportunities to adopt new technology to benefit our customers, stakeholders and employees. This recognition is a testament to our employees' passion, hard work and relentless commitment to excellence each and every day."
NextEra Energy ranked first among electric and gas utilities for eight of the nine rated attributes, including innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment value and quality of products/services.
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Fortune's industry rankings are based on the results of an independent global survey of thousands of senior executives, directors and analysts who are asked to rate companies in their industry based on nine attributes, including innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment value, quality of products/services and global competitiveness.
View the complete results for Fortune's 2018 list of the "Most Admired Companies."
NextEra Energy, Inc.
NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company with consolidated revenues of approximately $16.2 billion, approximately 45,900 megawatts of generating capacity, which includes megawatts associated with noncontrolling interests related to NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP), and approximately 14,700 employees in 30 states and Canada as of year-end 2016. Headquartered in Juno Beach, Florida, NextEra Energy's principal subsidiaries are Florida Power & Light Company, which serves approximately 5 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 world's largest generator 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. A Fortune 200 company and included in the S&P 100 index, NextEra Energy has been recognized often by third parties for its efforts in sustainability, corporate responsibility, ethics and compliance, and diversity, and has been ranked No. 1 in the electric and gas utilities industry in Fortune's 2018 list of "World's Most Admired Companies." For more information about NextEra Energy companies, visit these websites: www.NextEraEnergy.com, www.FPL.com, www.NextEraEnergyResources.com.
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