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FPUA Suspending Disconnections, Waiving Late Fees
FPUA Suspending Disconnections, Waiving Late Fees

Efforts to Provide Customers Financial Relief Amid Higher Costs and Consumption FORT PIERCE, FL, August 4, 2022 – Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA) is suspending all service disconnections for non-payment, effective August 1st, and will waive any late fees assessed after August 1st,... Continue Reading

08/4/2022


FMEA Releases Monthly Bill Comparison Report for June 2022

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FMEA Releases Monthly Bill Comparison Report for June 2022

FMEA’s Electric Bill Comparison for June 2022 shows the average bills of public power utilities across Florida are $6.02 less than the average bills for investor-owned utilities per 1,000 kWh. Overall, out of fifteen ranked categories, the City of Mount Dora reported the lowest bills in... Continue Reading

by Elizabeth Bendele
08/3/2022


Reminder from Ocala Electric Utility about utility scams

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Reminder from Ocala Electric Utility about utility scams

OCALA, Fla. (August 3, 2022) – There has been an increase in utility payments and door-to-door scams across the country and in our own community. Ocala Electric Utility (OEU) reminds customers to maintain their awareness of potential scams and know what to do. As these occurrences are on... Continue Reading

08/3/2022


Lakeland Electric to increase fuel charge next month

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Lakeland Electric to increase fuel charge next month

LAKELAND, Fla. (August 1, 2022) - The Lakeland City Commission voted on August 1, 2022, to increase the electric fuel charge for Lakeland Electric customers effective September 1, 2022. The vote followed a staff presentation at the Utility Committee that morning; the committee members unanimously... Continue Reading

08/2/2022


Manager of GIS - KUA

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Manager of GIS - KUA

General Definition of Work This position is responsible for supervisory and technical work in which the incumbent leads and manages the work of a group of geographic information system (GIS) technicians and analysts to provide GIS solutions that enable the utility to improve related and dependent... Continue Reading

07/27/2022


Power Plant Senior Mechanic/Operator - KUA

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Power Plant Senior Mechanic/Operator - KUA

General Definition of Work Leads, oversees, participates and performs difficult skilled and technical work involving the maintenance and repair of equipment associated with electrical power generation. Does related work as required. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Supervisor... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
07/27/2022


Electrical Engineer - City of Alachua

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Electrical Engineer - City of Alachua

GENERAL PURPOSE This position is independent professional and technical engineering work in the area of public utilities requiring application of standard engineering principles and procedures. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Engineering Supervisor. To view complete... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
07/25/2022


Assistant City Manager - City of Alachua

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Assistant City Manager - City of Alachua

GENERAL PURPOSE This position is responsible for managerial, technical, and administrative work that oversees and guides various departments and divisions. It directs all activities of assigned departments/divisions. It provides administrative guidance to departments/divisions to ensure the... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
07/25/2022


Security Coordinator for Utilities - GRU

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Security Coordinator for Utilities - GRU

This is professional work training, developing, implementing, leading, and coordinating members of the organization responsible for assessing, planning, developing, and implementing a utility-wide safety and security program to safeguard organizational assets and services. The single position... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
07/25/2022


Communications Specialist - FMEA

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Communications Specialist - FMEA

The Florida Municipal Electric Association’s Communications Specialist requires a bachelor’s degree or higher in communications, marketing or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This position researches and compiles industry-related news, lays out a weekly email... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
07/25/2022


KUA launches new customer portal

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KUA launches new customer portal

KISSIMMEE — Kissimmee Utility Authority launched its new customer portal, my.kua.com, allowing customers to manage their KUA services through a comprehensive set of tools in a user-friendly dashboard. The new portal gives customers the ability to view and pay bills, which was previously... Continue Reading

by Dave Heller
07/21/2022


FPL says Supreme Court should uphold rates

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FPL says Supreme Court should uphold rates

By Jim SaundersNews Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida Power & Light on Wednesday urged the state Supreme Court to reject challenges to a settlement that increased electric rates, arguing the controversial plan is in the “public interest.” Four groups appealed to... Continue Reading

07/20/2022