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FMEA would like to welcome our new Associate Member: Voyager Industries
FMEA would like to welcome our new Associate Member: Voyager Industries

Please always remember the companies who support FMEA and the Florida Public Power community first when you need to purchase goods or services! Voyager Industries Voyager is on a mission to solve engineering problems and dedicated to changing the way companies view their assets and manage... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
01/4/2021


KUA Board member Manuel Ortega Appointed to National Public Power Council
KUA Board member Manuel Ortega Appointed to National Public Power Council

KUA board member Manuel Ortega was appointed to a three-year term on the American Public Power Association’s Policy Makers Council, expiring in December 2023. The PMC is made up of locally elected and appointed officials from public power communities across the country. Its mission is to... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
12/18/2020


Shekar Shanmugam Joins ENERCON as Chief Strategy Officer
Shekar Shanmugam Joins ENERCON as Chief Strategy Officer

Enercon Services, Inc. (ENERCON) is pleased to announce that Shekar Shanmugam has joined the company as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) for the Energy Services and Environmental Services Divisions, with a focus on driving strategic growth across North America. “Shekar is well recognized... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
12/11/2020


Proposal Would Explore Future Energy Needs

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Proposal Would Explore Future Energy Needs

By NSF Staff Sen. Jeff Brandes, a St. Petersburg Republican, wants utility regulators to outline the state’s energy needs for the next 20 years. Brandes on Friday filed a proposal (SB 136) that would establish the Energy 2040 Task Force within the Public Service Commission to recommend... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
12/7/2020


State Still Hailing Electric Bus Applicants

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State Still Hailing Electric Bus Applicants

By NSF Staff An effort to remove older diesel buses from Florida roads has gotten off to a slow start. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection this week extended its “Electric School Buses Funding Opportunity” application deadline by a month, to Jan. 18. The department has... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
12/3/2020


FPL Backed on Vehicle Charging, Small Business Plans

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FPL Backed on Vehicle Charging, Small Business Plans

By Jim Saunders State regulators Tuesday approved a Florida Power & Light pilot program aimed at adding electric-vehicle charging stations, while also signing off on an FPL plan that will offer help with electric bills to some small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The approval by... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
12/2/2020


FMEA Releases Monthly Electric Bill Comparison for October 2020

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FMEA Releases Monthly Electric Bill Comparison for October 2020

FMEA’s Electric Bill Comparison for October 2020 shows the average bills of public power utilities across Florida are $17.39 less than the average bills for investor-owned utilities per 1,000 kW. Overall, out of fifteen ranked categories, the City of Mount Dora reported the lowest bills in... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
11/30/2020


FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – Interactive Utility Communications

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FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – Interactive Utility Communications

FMEA’s Associate Member of the month for December is Interactive Utility Communications. Interactive Utility Communications was created to support the unique business requirements for the utility industry. Whether working with an investor-owned, municipality, or city government run utility... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
11/30/2020


RELAY Magazine • Cyber & Physical Threats to the Grid

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RELAY Magazine • Cyber & Physical Threats to the Grid

RELAY Magazine Winter 2020 • Cyber & Physical Threats to the Grid Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
11/24/2020


FPL Vehicle Charging Plan Gets Backing

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FPL Vehicle Charging Plan Gets Backing

By News Service of Florida SaffThe state Public Service Commission next week should approve a Florida Power & Light proposal that would lead to more vehicle-charging stations, commission staff members recommended Friday. FPL in June filed the proposal to create a five-year pilot program for... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
11/23/2020


KUA Educates Customers During Utility Scam Awareness Week

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KUA Educates Customers During Utility Scam Awareness Week

The 5th annual Utility Scam Awareness Day is Wednesday, Nov. 18, supported by a weeklong advocacy and awareness campaign—Utility Scam Awareness Week—focused on exposing the tactics scammers use to steal money from utility customers and on educating customers on how to protect... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
11/18/2020


FPUA Recognizes Utility Scam Awareness Week

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FPUA Recognizes Utility Scam Awareness Week

Next week, November 16-20, Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA) is joining with Utilities United Against Scams (UUAS) and public power utilities across the state to recognize Utility Scam Awareness Week, an advocacy and awareness campaign focused on educating customers and exposing the tactics... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
11/16/2020