Published: 23 May 2010 23 May 2010
The shareholders of FPL Group, Inc. voted to change the name of the company to NextEra Energy, Inc. The company announced the proposed name change on March 19, 2010.
During the company's annual meeting, the proposal was approved by more than 95 percent of the shareholders who cast a vote. Following the shareholder vote, the name of the company was formally changed from FPL Group, Inc. to NextEra Energy, Inc. The company plans to change its New York Stock Exchange ticker symbol from FPL to NEE in late June. The company will not change the name of its utility subsidiary, Florida Power & Light Company.