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Lineman - Ocala Electric Utility

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Lineman - Ocala Electric Utility

Description This is a highly skilled, labor intense and hazardous position that requires individual to work outdoors and perform electrical work relating to overhead and underground electrical facilities in a variety of voltages from 110 to 230,000 volts. This position normally reports directly to... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
09/1/2021


KUA donates $50,000 to Good Neighbor Fund In Response to Continued Impacts of COVID-19 pandemic

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KUA donates $50,000 to Good Neighbor Fund In Response to Continued Impacts of COVID-19 pandemic

In an effort to provide financial relief during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Kissimmee Utility Authority Board of Directors voted to transfer $50,000 to the Good Neighbor Fund. Administered by the Osceola Council on Aging, the Good Neighbor Utility Assistance Fund provides emergency utility... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
09/1/2021


DeSantis to Consider 6 Finalists for PSC Seats

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DeSantis to Consider 6 Finalists for PSC Seats

All six finalists for two seats on the Florida Public Service Commission were forwarded Tuesday to Gov. Ron DeSantis, who will make appointments to the panel of utility regulators. The finalists include commission members Art Graham and Andrew Fay, who are seeking reappointment. Their current... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
08/31/2021


FMEA would like to welcome our new Associate Member – Airborne Response

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FMEA would like to welcome our new Associate Member – Airborne Response

FMEA would like to welcome our new Associate Member – Airborne Response Please always remember the companies who support FMEA and the Florida Public Power community first when you need to purchase goods or services! Airborne Response Airborne Response is a Florida-based small business... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
08/30/2021


FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – Engineer Sales Co.

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FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – Engineer Sales Co.

FMEA’s Associate Member of the month for September is Engineer Sales Co.. Engineer Sales was founded in the 1950′s to provide technical sales representation to manufacturers looking to sell their products to the electric utility industry in the State of Florida and has been an FMEA... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
08/30/2021


KUA Crews Head to Louisiana to Assist with Hurricane Ida Power Restoration

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KUA Crews Head to Louisiana to Assist with Hurricane Ida Power Restoration

Kissimmee Utility Authority crews are en route to Lafayette, Louisiana this morning to assist with the restoration of power as Hurricane Ida makes landfall in the Gulf Coast today. The convoy departed Kissimmee just after 7:30 a.m. and will pre-stage in the Pensacola area before arriving in... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
08/29/2021


Florida Public Power Mutual Aid Crews to Assist with Power Restoration Following Hurricane Ida

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Florida Public Power Mutual Aid Crews to Assist with Power Restoration Following Hurricane Ida

The Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) has assembled public power crews from across the state to aid with power restoration efforts in Louisiana following Hurricane Ida, which is expected to make landfall as a major hurricane this Sunday. Nearly 85 personnel from seven Florida public... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
08/27/2021


Florida Crews Poised to Help after Ida

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Florida Crews Poised to Help after Ida

State of FloridaFlorida search-and-rescue teams and utility crews are deploying to help as Hurricane Ida barrels toward landfall in Louisiana. Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis, who doubles as the state fire marshal, said search-and-rescue teams will assist with storm recovery.... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
08/27/2021


Electric Lineman II - City of Williston

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Electric Lineman II - City of Williston

The City of Williston is accepting applications for the position of Electric Lineman II Grade 18, $27 .55 hourly rate is starting pay. High school diploma required. JOB DESCRIPTION: This is a highly skilled, labor intense and hazardous position that requires individuals to work outdoors and... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
08/27/2021


Two Groups Back FPL Rate Settlement

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Two Groups Back FPL Rate Settlement

Two more organizations have signed on to a proposed settlement that would lead to Florida Power & Light raising base electric rates and expanding solar energy. Vote Solar and The CLEO Institute, which have taken part in the rate case at the Florida Public Service Commission, joined the... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
08/25/2021


Court Says Ex-Utility CEO Entitled to Arbitration

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Court Says Ex-Utility CEO Entitled to Arbitration

An appeals court Tuesday said a former CEO of the Jacksonville municipal utility is entitled to go to arbitration in a legal battle over his firing. A three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of Appeal upheld a ruling last year by Circuit Judge Waddell Wallace that former JEA Chief Executive... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
08/24/2021


Secretary of State Designates Havana Main Street as the Florida Main Street Program of the Month

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Secretary of State Designates Havana Main Street as the Florida Main Street Program of the Month

Secretary of State Laurel M. Lee announced that Havana Main Street has been recognized as the August 2021 Florida Main Street Program of the Month. “Havana Main Street has developed their former retail corridor into a vibrant and dynamic arts district,” said Secretary Lee.... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
08/23/2021