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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


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


Applications Architect - KUA

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Applications Architect - KUA

General Definition of Work Performs architectural system design and development of technical solutions for both new and existing applications including vendor system integrations and e-commerce systems. Documents application, database, and operation system infrastructures. Performs all duties... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
09/30/2021


Business Programmer/Analyst - KUA

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Business Programmer/Analyst - KUA

General Definition of Work Perform responsible technical and analytical work involving the design, programming, testing and implementation of application based systems and projects. Furnishes user support for other areas as required by the Information Technology Department. Work is performed... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
09/30/2021


Compliance Specialist (Electric & Gas Engineering) - FPUA

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Compliance Specialist (Electric & Gas Engineering) - FPUA

GENERAL DESCRIPTIONHighly technical, procedural and professional work responsible for the coordination and management of all activities ensuring compliance with Federal, Regional and State laws, rules and policies that govern the provision of electric and gas services. Develops policies,... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
09/30/2021


Systems Programmer Analyst I - FPUA

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Systems Programmer Analyst I - FPUA

Position Summary and Qualifications The minimum salary for this position is $26.06 per hour. Salary assigned will be commensurate with experience.Systems Programmer Analyst I produces detailed and logical work requiring communication with end users to gain an understanding of needs, gather and... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
09/30/2021


Lawmakers Could Get More Say on Greenhouse Gas Rules

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Lawmakers Could Get More Say on Greenhouse Gas Rules

A Senate Republican filed a proposal Wednesday that could give the Legislature more say over regulations aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Sen. Ana Maria Rodriguez, R-Doral, filed the bill (SB 380) for consideration during the 2022 legislative session, which starts in January. It would... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
09/30/2021


Assistant Director of Utilities & Public Works

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Assistant Director of Utilities & Public Works

Personal Traits/Management StyleThe City of Newberry, FL, seeks a strong customer-focused, team-focused, strategic leader to serve as its Assistant Director of Public Works and Utilities. Demonstrating both technical and interpersonal competence, the next Assistant Director will help lead the... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
09/30/2021


Ricky Erixton, JEA Vice President of Electric Systems, Named to SERC Reliability Board of Directors

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Ricky Erixton, JEA Vice President of Electric Systems, Named to SERC Reliability Board of Directors

Ricky Erixton, vice president of Electric Systems at JEA, has been appointed to the SERC Reliability Board of Directors. Erixton will represent the municipal sector for the board overseeing a nonprofit that works to reduce risks to the reliability and security of the electric grid in 16... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
09/30/2021


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