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Total Bills Will Lower Even With Proposed Base Rate Increase
Total Bills Will Lower Even With Proposed Base Rate Increase

Fuel Charge Decrease and Base Rate Increase ProposedToday, Lakeland Electric has submitted its final proposal for a series of base rate increases and a fuel charge decrease to the City of Lakeland Utility Committee.Customers’ bills are made up of several charges: base rate, environmental... Continue Reading

02/3/2023


City of Ocala: Tips to Stay Protected from Utility Payment Scams
City of Ocala: Tips to Stay Protected from Utility Payment Scams

Ocala Electric Utility (OEU) is reminding its customers to stay alert for potential utility payment scams. Ocala Electric Utility will never call its customers demanding payment using any prepaid cards or debit cards. OEU will never call, email, or appear unannounced at customers’ doors... Continue Reading

by Joanna White
01/25/2023


OUC is a Solar 'SunRiser' Once Again
OUC is a Solar 'SunRiser' Once Again

Report affirms OUC as a leader in solar energy among utilities in the Southeast Continue Reading

by Joanna White
12/7/2022


OUC’s Clint Bullock Named to ‘Florida 500' for Fourth Consecutive Year
OUC’s Clint Bullock Named to ‘Florida 500' for Fourth Consecutive Year

Clint Bullock, OUC’s General Manager & CEO, has been named to Florida Trend’s “Florida 500” list in the Energy category for the fourth consecutive year. Compiled annually by the business magazine’s editors, the special section highlights the 500 most influential... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
11/30/2022


Guthrie to Stay as Emergency Management Chief
Guthrie to Stay as Emergency Management Chief

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday announced state Division of Emergency Management Director Kevin Guthrie will remain in that post as DeSantis begins his second term. “From the tragic condo collapse in Surfside to the destructive Hurricane Ian, Kevin Guthrie has led emergency response efforts with... Continue Reading

by Joanna White
11/22/2022


Sierra Club Gives OUC Top Score in Florida
Sierra Club Gives OUC Top Score in Florida

For the second consecutive year, OUC—The Reliable One has been recognized in the Sierra Club’s 2022 Clean Energy report card for the utility’s commitment to reaching 100% Net Zero emissions by 2050, with interim goals of 50% by 2030 and 75% by 2040. OUC is the highest scoring... Continue Reading

by Joanna White
11/21/2022


FPUA Prepares for High Impact Winds and Rain from Tropical Storm Nicole
FPUA Prepares for High Impact Winds and Rain from Tropical Storm Nicole

As Tropical Storm Nicole approaches Florida’s shores, Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA) is taking steps to ensure the quick and safe restoration of any services impacted by the hurricane-force winds and rain. For the safety of employees and customers, FPUA’s Customer Service Lobby... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
11/8/2022


KUA Prepares for Tropical Storm Nicole
KUA Prepares for Tropical Storm Nicole

In anticipation of a potential impact from Tropical Storm Nicole, Kissimmee Utility Authority has activated its Emergency Operations Plan.— In anticipation of a potential impact from Tropical Storm Nicole, Kissimmee Utility Authority has activated its Emergency Operations Plan.The utility is... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
11/8/2022


Beckham Announced as General Manager of Lakeland Electric
Beckham Announced as General Manager of Lakeland Electric

City Manager Shawn Sherrouse is pleased to announce Mike Beckham as General Manager of Lakeland Electric, effective Sunday, October 16, 2022. Beckham had been serving as Interim General Manager since April 2022 when previous Lakeland Electric General Manager Joel Ivy accepted a position with... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
10/17/2022


KUA Bills Now Available in Spanish
KUA Bills Now Available in Spanish

Kissimmee Utility Authority announced today that customers can now elect to receive their energy bill in Spanish in the mail or via its customer portal, my.kua.com. Customers who wish to take advantage of this new option can text “factura” to 877-582-7700. The Spanish word... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
10/13/2022


Cane Island Power Park Named Top Power Plant
Cane Island Power Park Named Top Power Plant

Award recognizes plant’s record of providing affordable, reliable and clean power Cane Island Power Park received a Top Plant Award from POWER Magazine for its continued success in providing affordable, reliable and clean power. The power generating facility is one of five natural gas-fired... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
10/6/2022


KUA Elects Board Officers
KUA Elects Board Officers

During its monthly meeting held Wednesday, the Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors welcomed a returning board member and held its annual election of officers. Rae Hemphill, a retired information technologist, took the oath of office to begin a new five-year term on the board which will... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
10/5/2022