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Electric Upgrade Proposed at Disability Facility
Electric Upgrade Proposed at Disability Facility

Article reposted with permission from The News Service of Florida. Citing a need for a “large-scale system rebuild,” Florida Public Utilities Co. has asked regulators to approve a plan that would lead to upgrading the electric system at Sunland Center, a state facility for people with... Continue Reading

Date posted05/14/2024


Statement By: Amy Zubaly, FMEA Executive Director, Regarding Tallahassee Power Outage
Statement By: Amy Zubaly, FMEA Executive Director, Regarding Tallahassee Power Outage

"In response to the extreme storm system that has impacted Tallahassee causing widespread and extensive damage, the Florida Municipal Electric Association has called on its national mutual aid network to bring in more than 215 personnel from 20 utilities in Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Georgia and... Continue Reading

Date posted05/10/2024


KUA Crews Head to Tallahassee to Assist with Power Restoration
KUA Crews Head to Tallahassee to Assist with Power Restoration

Kissimmee Utility Authority crews deployed to Tallahassee this afternoon to assist with power restoration after severe storms Thursday night. The crews departed Kissimmee just after 1 p.m. As part of KUA’s mutual-aid agreement with utilities across the nation, the utility sent 12 linemen... Continue Reading

Date posted05/10/2024


KUA Earns High Scores for Customer Satisfaction in 2024
KUA Earns High Scores for Customer Satisfaction in 2024

Responding promptly to customer concerns, maintaining high system reliability, and having knowledgeable and courteous employees helped Kissimmee Utility Authority to continue earning high marks for overall customer satisfaction in 2024, according to the results of a third-party survey released by... Continue Reading

Date posted05/9/2024


Two JEA Leaders Promoted to New Roles
Two JEA Leaders Promoted to New Roles

JEA has promoted two executives to newly created roles to help advance the utility’s goals and objectives, and to further ensure strategic alignment across the organization. Kurt Wilson, formerly vice president of government and community relations, takes on the role of chief of staff. In... Continue Reading

Date posted05/9/2024


Florida Joins Challenge to Carbon Rule
Florida Joins Challenge to Carbon Rule

Article reposted with permission from The News Service of Florida. Florida and two dozen other states Thursday filed a legal challenge to a new U.S. Environmental Protection rule aimed at reducing carbon emissions from power plants. The states filed a petition at the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals... Continue Reading

Date posted05/9/2024


Sr. Conservation Specialist - Commercial Building Energy Auditor -- OUC
Sr. Conservation Specialist - Commercial Building Energy Auditor -- OUC

OUC - The Reliable One, an industry leader and the second largest municipal utility in Florida committed to serving the community and the environment, is presently seeking a Sr Conservation Specialist to join the Customer Experience & Sales division. We are looking for a seasoned building... Continue Reading

Postedby Joanna White
Date posted05/8/2024


Senior Systems Administrator- CC&B - OUC
Senior Systems Administrator- CC&B - OUC

OUC - The Reliable One, an industry leader and the second largest municipal utility in Florida committed to serving the community and the environment, is presently seeking a Senior Systems Administrator- CC&B to join the Technology division. We are looking for an experienced and technical... Continue Reading

Postedby Joanna White
Date posted05/8/2024


Senior Engineer - Communication Systems - OUC
Senior Engineer - Communication Systems - OUC

OUC - The Reliable One, an industry leader and the second largest municipal utility in Florida committed to serving the community and the environment, is presently seeking a Senior Engineer- Communication Systems to join the Trans, Substation & Sys Protect division. We are looking for an... Continue Reading

Postedby Joanna White
Date posted05/8/2024


Lower Gas Costs Trim Duke, TECO Bills
Lower Gas Costs Trim Duke, TECO Bills

Article reposted with permission from The News Service of Florida. State regulators Tuesday approved plans that will save money for customers of Duke Energy Florida and Tampa Electric Co. starting in June. The plans, approved without discussion by the state Public Service Commission, will... Continue Reading

Date posted05/7/2024


OUC Receives Two Golden Brick Awards from Downtown Orlando Partnership
OUC Receives Two Golden Brick Awards from Downtown Orlando Partnership

Utility recognized for projects that foster innovation and excellence OUC – The Reliable One received the Sustainability and Resiliency Award and the Award of Excellence in Downtown Orlando Partnership’s 2024 Golden Brick Awards, which recognize people, projects and initiatives that... Continue Reading

Date posted05/3/2024


Duke, TECO Bill Reductions Backed
Duke, TECO Bill Reductions Backed

Article reposted with permission from The News Service of Florida. Customers of Duke Energy Florida and Tampa Electric Co. should see monthly bills trimmed in June because of lower-than-expected natural gas costs, state Public Service Commission staff members have recommended. Duke and Tampa... Continue Reading

Date posted04/29/2024