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OUC Upcycles Concrete to Promote Ocean Conservation and Marine Life
OUC Upcycles Concrete to Promote Ocean Conservation and Marine Life

Utility Donates 400 Tons of Material to Help Create Artificial Reef off Florida’s Coast Nearly 400 tons, about 800,000 pounds, of concrete will soon find a new purpose in helping revitalize marine ecosystems off the coast of eastern Florida. OUCā —The Reliable One is donating the... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes
Date posted08/23/2022


FMEA Celebrates 80th Anniversary
FMEA Celebrates 80th Anniversary

Tallahassee, Fla. – This Sunday, August 21, marks the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA). FMEA is a member-driven association of Florida’s 33 public power utilities. As part of the association’s yearlong celebration, FMEA... Continue Reading

Date posted08/19/2022


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

Date posted08/4/2022


FMEA Releases Monthly Bill Comparison Report for June 2022
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 $4.66 less than the average bills for investor-owned utilities per 1,000 kWh. Overall, out of fifteen ranked categories, Lakeland Electric reported the lowest bills in eight... Continue Reading

Postedby Elizabeth Bendele
Date posted08/3/2022


Reminder from Ocala Electric Utility about utility scams
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

Date posted08/3/2022


Lakeland Electric to increase fuel charge next month
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

Date posted08/2/2022


KUA launches new customer portal
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

Postedby Dave Heller (deleted)
Date posted07/21/2022


FPL says Supreme Court should uphold rates
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

Date posted07/20/2022


FMEA presents awards in recognition of contributions to Florida Public Power
FMEA presents awards in recognition of contributions to Florida Public Power

Palm Beach, Fla. – The Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) recognized members of the Florida Public Power community and two elected members of the United States Congress for their contributions to Florida Public Power during its annual conference banquet held last night in Palm... Continue Reading

Postedby Dave Heller (deleted)
Date posted07/15/2022


Florida Municipal Electric Association announces new Executive Board
Florida Municipal Electric Association announces new Executive Board

Palm Beach, Fla. – During a meeting at its annual conference in Palm Beach, the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) today elected a new slate of officers to preside over the organization’s board of directors. Serving as the executive leadership team of the board are... Continue Reading

Postedby Dave Heller (deleted)
Date posted07/13/2022


FPL drops winter power proposal
FPL drops winter power proposal

By Jim SaundersNews Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida Power & Light on Monday backed away from a controversial proposal that would have used a severe winter storm in 1989 as a basis for future power-plant projects. FPL filed a notice at the state Public Service Commission that... Continue Reading

Postedby Dave Heller (deleted)
Date posted07/12/2022


KUA warns of utility bar code scam
KUA warns of utility bar code scam

KISSIMMEE — Kissimmee Utility Authority is warning its customers to beware of an active bar code scam maliciously targeting residential customers in Kissimmee recently. Over a two-day span the utility received more than 25 reports from customers who had been contacted by scammers via text... Continue Reading

Postedby Dave Heller (deleted)
Date posted07/12/2022