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FMEA Welcomes Newest Associate Member – HEATSINC

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FMEA Welcomes Newest Associate Member – HEATSINC

FMEA Welcomes Newest Associate Member – HEATSINC FMEA would like to acknowledge our newest Associate Member: Hilton Electrical, Automation, & Testing Services, Inc. (HEATSINC). Please always remember the companies who support FMEA and the Florida Public Power community first when you... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
01/28/2019


FMEA Releases Monthly Bill Comparison for December 2018

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FMEA Releases Monthly Bill Comparison for December 2018

FMEA’s Bill Comparison for December 2018 shows the average bills of public power utilities across Florida are $13.22 less than the average bills for investor-owned utilities per 1,000 kWh. Overall, out of fifteen ranked categories; the City of Mount Dora had the lowest bills in ten... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
01/28/2019


Business Groups Fight Utility Ballot Measure

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Business Groups Fight Utility Ballot Measure

Two of Florida’s most-powerful business groups said Thursday they oppose a proposed constitutional amendment that would overhaul the state’s electric utility industry. The Florida Chamber of Commerce and Associated Industries of Florida issued statements as the political committee... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
01/24/2019


Natural Gas Costs Could Increase TECO Bills

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Natural Gas Costs Could Increase TECO Bills

Pointing to higher-than-expected natural gas costs, Tampa Electric Co. asked state regulators to approve an increase in customer bills that would take effect in April. The request stems from a process that involves utilities passing through power-plant fuel costs to customers. The state Public... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
01/16/2019


Ocala Electric Contributes $19 Million in Value to Local Economy

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Ocala Electric Contributes $19 Million in Value to Local Economy

CEO of statewide power agency describes benefits of a locally owned electric utility Ocala Electric Utility contributes approximately $19 million in annual economic value to the local economy, according to Jacob Williams, general manager and CEO of the Florida Municipal Power Agency... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
01/16/2019


FPL Plans Major Solar Expansion by 2030

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FPL Plans Major Solar Expansion by 2030

Florida Power & Light said Wednesday it plans a major expansion of solar-energy projects during the next decade, as the state’s utilities move forward with generating more renewable energy. FPL said it will install more than 30 million solar panels by 2030, with solar facilities... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
01/16/2019


Austin, San Antonio, Orlando are Bloomberg Climate Challenge Winners

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Austin, San Antonio, Orlando are Bloomberg Climate Challenge Winners

Public power cities Austin, Texas, Orlando, Fla. and San Antonio, Texas, on Jan. 11 were included among the list of final winners in the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge. Launched in June 2018, the American Cities Climate Challenge is a $70 million program designed to catalyze... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
01/15/2019


Signatures Top 60,000 for Utility Ballot Measure

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Signatures Top 60,000 for Utility Ballot Measure

A political committee has submitted more than 60,000 valid petition signatures to the state Division of Elections as it tries to get a measure on the 2020 ballot that could revamp Florida’s electric utility industry. The committee Citizens for Energy Choices had submitted 60,880 signatures... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
01/15/2019


FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – ENCO Utility Services

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FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – ENCO Utility Services

FMEA’s Associate Member of the month for January is ENCO Utility Services ENCO helps cities, quasi-municipal districts and master planned communities enter the electric distribution business and act as their complete turnkey staff by providing superior service to operate and manage the... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
01/11/2019


FMEA Welcomes Newest Associate Member – January

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FMEA Welcomes Newest Associate Member – January

FMEA would like to acknowledge our newest Associate Member: Interactive Utility Communications. Welcome to Florida’s public power network! Please always remember the companies who support FMEA and the Florida Public Power community first when you need to purchase goods or... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
01/11/2019


Welcome to the New FMEA Website

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Welcome to the New FMEA Website

Welcome to our new website! We have a brand new look and updated technology in an effort to better serve all our members. In order to get the most out of your member experience, you will need to create a new password. Your previous username and password will not work on the new website. Please... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
01/10/2019


FMEA Releases Monthly Bill Comparison for November 2018

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FMEA Releases Monthly Bill Comparison for November 2018

FMEA’s Bill Comparison for November 2018 shows the average bills of public power utilities across Florida are $13.22 less than the average bills for investor-owned utilities per 1,000 kWh. Overall, out of fifteen ranked categories; the City of Mount Dora had the lowest bills in nine... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
01/4/2019