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Welcome our new Associate Members BrightNight and Utility Accounting Education Specialists

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Welcome our new Associate Members BrightNight and Utility Accounting Education Specialists

Please always remember the companies who support FMEA and the Florida Public Power community first when you need to purchase goods or services! BrightNight BrightNight is the first renewable integrated power company designed to provide utility and commercial and industrial customers with clean,... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
09/6/2022


FMEA Releases Monthly Bill Comparison Report for July 2022

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FMEA Releases Monthly Bill Comparison Report for July 2022

FMEA’s Electric Bill Comparison for July 2022 shows the average bills of public power utilities across Florida are $0.21 less than the average bills for investor-owned utilities per 1,000 kWh. Overall, out of fifteen ranked categories, the City of Tallahassee reported the lowest bills in... Continue Reading

by Elizabeth Bendele
08/29/2022


FMEA Celebrates 80th Anniversary

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FMEA Celebrates 80th Anniversary

Tallahassee, Fla. – This Sunday, August 21, marks the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA). FMEA is a member-driven association of Florida’s 33 public power utilities. As part of the association’s yearlong celebration, FMEA... Continue Reading

08/19/2022


FMEA Releases Monthly Bill Comparison Report for June 2022

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FMEA Releases Monthly Bill Comparison Report for June 2022

FMEA’s Electric Bill Comparison for June 2022 shows the average bills of public power utilities across Florida are $4.66 less than the average bills for investor-owned utilities per 1,000 kWh. Overall, out of fifteen ranked categories, Lakeland Electric reported the lowest bills in eight... Continue Reading

by Elizabeth Bendele
08/3/2022


Reminder from Ocala Electric Utility about utility scams

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Reminder from Ocala Electric Utility about utility scams

OCALA, Fla. (August 3, 2022) – There has been an increase in utility payments and door-to-door scams across the country and in our own community. Ocala Electric Utility (OEU) reminds customers to maintain their awareness of potential scams and know what to do. As these occurrences are on... Continue Reading

08/3/2022


Lakeland Electric to increase fuel charge next month

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Lakeland Electric to increase fuel charge next month

LAKELAND, Fla. (August 1, 2022) - The Lakeland City Commission voted on August 1, 2022, to increase the electric fuel charge for Lakeland Electric customers effective September 1, 2022. The vote followed a staff presentation at the Utility Committee that morning; the committee members unanimously... Continue Reading

08/2/2022


KUA launches new customer portal

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KUA launches new customer portal

KISSIMMEE — Kissimmee Utility Authority launched its new customer portal, my.kua.com, allowing customers to manage their KUA services through a comprehensive set of tools in a user-friendly dashboard. The new portal gives customers the ability to view and pay bills, which was previously... Continue Reading

by Dave Heller
07/21/2022


FMEA presents awards in recognition of contributions to Florida Public Power

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FMEA presents awards in recognition of contributions to Florida Public Power

Palm Beach, Fla. – The Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) recognized members of the Florida Public Power community and two elected members of the United States Congress for their contributions to Florida Public Power during its annual conference banquet held last night in Palm... Continue Reading

by Dave Heller
07/15/2022


Florida Municipal Electric Association announces new Executive Board

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Florida Municipal Electric Association announces new Executive Board

Palm Beach, Fla. – During a meeting at its annual conference in Palm Beach, the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) today elected a new slate of officers to preside over the organization’s board of directors. Serving as the executive leadership team of the board are... Continue Reading

by Dave Heller
07/13/2022


KUA warns of utility bar code scam

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KUA warns of utility bar code scam

KISSIMMEE — Kissimmee Utility Authority is warning its customers to beware of an active bar code scam maliciously targeting residential customers in Kissimmee recently. Over a two-day span the utility received more than 25 reports from customers who had been contacted by scammers via text... Continue Reading

by Dave Heller
07/12/2022


Tips to stay protected from utility payment scams

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Tips to stay protected from utility payment scams

OCALA, Fla. (July 7, 2022) – 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... Continue Reading

by Dave Heller
07/7/2022


FMEA would like to welcome our new Associate Members RBC Resources, LLC and Aggreko Ltd.

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FMEA would like to welcome our new Associate Members RBC Resources, LLC and Aggreko Ltd.

Please always remember the companies who support FMEA and the Florida Public Power community first when you need to purchase goods or services! RBC Resources, LLC RBC Resources LLC is a management and operations company created to help clients develop long term solutions for their gas... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
07/5/2022