FPL upgrading grid in Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, Fla. - Florida Power and Light is making upgrades to its system to stop outages in Boca Raton.

FPL is adding what it calls smart grid technology to make its electric grid stronger.

It's adding what it calls automated lateral switches. The devices help cut down on the amount of customers impacted by power flickers in homes.

FPL says its installing 20,000 devices across the area.

The company says the new technology helps identify problem spots if there is an outage.

The upgrades can also fix issues on its own, which crews have to manually fix right now.

Click here for more information on FPL's upgrades.

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