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KUA Recognized as a Smart Energy Provider

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KUA Recognized as a Smart Energy Provider

NEWS RELEASEKissimmee Utility Authority 1701 Carroll St., Kissimmee, FL 34741 • kua.com Media Contact: Tiffany Henderson, Director of Corporate CommunicationsOffice: 407-933-9836 • Email: thenderson@kua.com For immediate release — Oct. 28, 2021 KUA Recognized as a Smart Energy... Continue Reading

by Dave Heller
10/28/2021


Regulators Sign Off on FPL Rate Deal

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Regulators Sign Off on FPL Rate Deal

By Jim Turner (News Service of Florida) TALLAHASSEE --- State utility regulators Tuesday approved a series of base-rate increases for Florida Power & Light that will result in higher monthly bills for customers in January. Despite opponents’ arguments that residential and small... Continue Reading

by Dave Heller
10/26/2021


FMEA Releases Monthly Electric Bill Comparison for September 2021

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FMEA Releases Monthly Electric Bill Comparison for September 2021

FMEA’s Electric Bill Comparison for September 2021 shows the average bills of public power utilities across Florida are $15.54 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... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
10/22/2021


Higher Natural Gas Costs Could Hit Electric Bills

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Higher Natural Gas Costs Could Hit Electric Bills

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by Dave Heller
10/20/2021


FPUA receives national commendation for electric restoration efforts in response to Hurricane Ida

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FPUA receives national commendation for electric restoration efforts in response to Hurricane Ida

Fort Pierce, Fla. — Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA) has received a national commendation from the American Public Power Association for its support in electric power restoration efforts in Plaquemine, LA. On August 29, 2021, FPUA sent two mutual aid crews to the City of Plaquemine,... Continue Reading

by Dave Heller
10/20/2021


KUA Unveils LED Landscape Lighting along Broadway in Partnership with the City of Kissimmee

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KUA Unveils LED Landscape Lighting along Broadway in Partnership with the City of Kissimmee

Kissimmee Utility Authority was thrilled to unveil new downtown landscape lighting to further enhance vibrant Historic Downtown Kissimmee. This state of the art lighting project in partnership with the City of Kissimmee provides a captivating, colorful landscape to celebrate holidays and special... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
10/13/2021


FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – Altec Industries

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FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – Altec Industries

FMEA’s Associate Member of the month for October is Altec Industries. Altec is a leading provider of products and services to the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, lights and signs, and contractor markets. They deliver products and services in more than 100 countries... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
10/4/2021


FMEA would like to welcome our new Associate Member – Petronex Technologies

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FMEA would like to welcome our new Associate Member – Petronex Technologies

Please always remember the companies who support FMEA and the Florida Public Power community first when you need to purchase goods or services! Petronex Technologies The Petronex Orbitron 3000 electrostatic filtration machine removes contaminate particulates to the sub micron level, eliminates... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
10/4/2021


Florida Public Power Highlights Community Investments During National Public Power Week

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Florida Public Power Highlights Community Investments During National Public Power Week

This year during Public Power Week (Oct. 3 – 9, 2021), the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) is highlighting the many investments Florida public power makes in the communities they serve. “The primary focus of every public power utility is their customers and the community... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
10/4/2021


Solar Panel Tax Fight Goes to High Court

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Solar Panel Tax Fight Goes to High Court

By Jim Sanders A tax fight about a solar-panel array at a Panhandle military base has gone to the Florida Supreme Court. Gulf Coast Solar Center I, LLC, filed a notice Wednesday that is a first step in asking justices to review a decision by the 1st District Court of Appeal. A three-judge panel... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
10/1/2021


FMEA Releases Monthly Electric Bill Comparison for August 2021

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FMEA Releases Monthly Electric Bill Comparison for August 2021

FMEA’s Electric Bill Comparison for August 2021 shows the average bills of public power utilities across Florida are $15.74 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 Garnie Holmes
10/1/2021


Solar Panel Tax Fight Goes to High Court

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Solar Panel Tax Fight Goes to High Court

A tax fight about a solar-panel array at a Panhandle military base has gone to the Florida Supreme Court. Gulf Coast Solar Center I, LLC, filed a notice Wednesday that is a first step in asking justices to review a decision by the 1st District Court of Appeal. A three-judge panel of the appeals... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
09/30/2021