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FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – nFront Consulting

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FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – nFront Consulting

FMEA’s Associate Member of the month for July is nFront Consulting. nFront Consulting provides consulting and advisory services to both support and optimize generation and transmission assets, programs, systems, and sustainable business operations of our electric industry clients. Services... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
07/6/2021


FMEA would like to welcome our new Associate Member - UAV-Recon

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FMEA would like to welcome our new Associate Member - UAV-Recon

Please always remember the companies who support FMEA and the Florida Public Power community first when you need to purchase goods or services! UAV Recon Anyone can fly a drone, but few people really understand aerial operations. UAV Recon Pilots are trained to the highest level of safety and... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
07/6/2021


Panel Set to Consider PSC Candidates

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Panel Set to Consider PSC Candidates

A state panel will meet in late July to discuss candidates for seats held by Florida Public Service Commission members Art Graham and Andrew Fay, whose terms will expire in January. Graham and Fay are among 10 people who have submitted applications for the $135,997-a-year utility-regulatory... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
07/1/2021


Call for Speakers & Topics

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Call for Speakers & Topics

FMEA plans our conferences, forums, workshops and publications with the advice and input of many people. We would like your help in developing topics for our upcoming Energy Connections Conference & Trade Show, November 3-4, 2021 at the Marriott Orlando Airport Lakeside. Customer... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
06/28/2021


Kissimmee Marks 120 Years of Electric Service

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Kissimmee Marks 120 Years of Electric Service

KUA marks the 120th anniversary of municipally-owned electric service in Kissimmee. “We’re thrilled to celebrate 120 years of electric service in our community. We continue to embrace our rich history as we carry out our mission to provide reliable and economical services to our... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
06/28/2021


Duke Could Recoup Storm Costs

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Duke Could Recoup Storm Costs

Duke Energy Florida should be able to start recouping $16.7 million from customers stemming from the utility’s costs in responding to two tropical storms last year, staff members of the Florida Public Service Commission have recommended. The regulatory commission will decide the issue during... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
06/28/2021


FMEA Releases Monthly Electric Bill Comparison for May 2021

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FMEA Releases Monthly Electric Bill Comparison for May 2021

FMEA’s Electric Bill Comparison for May 2021 shows the average bills of public power utilities across Florida are $13.92 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
06/27/2021


OUC's NanoGrid Claims Energy Innovator Award

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OUC's NanoGrid Claims Energy Innovator Award

OUC—The Reliable One was honored this week with the Energy Innovator Award at the American Public Power Association’s National Conference in Orlando. The APPA award recognizes utilities that either develop or apply creative, energy-efficient techniques and technologies that provide... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
06/24/2021


Large-Scale Solar Project in Florida Marks One Year of Operations

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Large-Scale Solar Project in Florida Marks One Year of Operations

Project helps public power utilities reduce carbon emissions, provide affordable solar Six of the 16 Florida municipal electric utilities that are part of one of the largest municipal-backed solar projects in the nation reached a milestone in reducing power plant emissions after the first two... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
06/23/2021


Graham, Fay Seek to Keep PSC Seats

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Graham, Fay Seek to Keep PSC Seats

Florida Public Service Commission members Art Graham and Andrew Fay, along with a former congressional aide for Gov. Ron DeSantis, are among 10 candidates seeking to be named to the utility-regulatory panel. Unlike with other recent openings on the five-member commission, the list of candidates... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
06/23/2021


Florida Public Power Leaders Recognized with National Awards

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Florida Public Power Leaders Recognized with National Awards

Awards acknowledge their contributions to the electric utility industry and public power Five Florida public power leaders received national awards from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for their commitment to the electric utility industry and their local communities. Recognized were... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
06/22/2021


Tallahassee Recognized as #1 Public Utility in America!

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Tallahassee Recognized as #1 Public Utility in America!

Tallahassee is No. 1 again! Today, June 22, the City of Tallahassee Utilities was honored in Orlando by the American Public Power Association (APPA) for receiving the prestigious 2021 E. F. Scattergood System Achievement Award. This national designation recognizes the top public utility in the... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
06/22/2021