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FMEA Releases Monthly Electric Bill Comparison for September 2021

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FMEA Releases Monthly Electric Bill Comparison for September 2021

FMEA’s Electric Bill Comparison for September 2021 shows the average bills of public power utilities across Florida are $15.54 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... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
10/22/2021


FPUA receives national commendation for electric restoration efforts in response to Hurricane Ida

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FPUA receives national commendation for electric restoration efforts in response to Hurricane Ida

Fort Pierce, Fla. — Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA) has received a national commendation from the American Public Power Association for its support in electric power restoration efforts in Plaquemine, LA. On August 29, 2021, FPUA sent two mutual aid crews to the City of Plaquemine,... Continue Reading

by David Heller
10/20/2021


FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – Altec Industries

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FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – Altec Industries

FMEA’s Associate Member of the month for October is Altec Industries. Altec is a leading provider of products and services to the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, lights and signs, and contractor markets. They deliver products and services in more than 100 countries... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
10/4/2021


FMEA would like to welcome our new Associate Member – Petronex Technologies

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FMEA would like to welcome our new Associate Member – Petronex Technologies

Please always remember the companies who support FMEA and the Florida Public Power community first when you need to purchase goods or services! Petronex Technologies The Petronex Orbitron 3000 electrostatic filtration machine removes contaminate particulates to the sub micron level, eliminates... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
10/4/2021


Florida Public Power Highlights Community Investments During National Public Power Week

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Florida Public Power Highlights Community Investments During National Public Power Week

This year during Public Power Week (Oct. 3 – 9, 2021), the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) is highlighting the many investments Florida public power makes in the communities they serve. “The primary focus of every public power utility is their customers and the community... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
10/4/2021


FMEA Releases Monthly Electric Bill Comparison for August 2021

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FMEA Releases Monthly Electric Bill Comparison for August 2021

FMEA’s Electric Bill Comparison for August 2021 shows the average bills of public power utilities across Florida are $15.74 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
10/1/2021


Ricky Erixton, JEA Vice President of Electric Systems, Named to SERC Reliability Board of Directors

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Ricky Erixton, JEA Vice President of Electric Systems, Named to SERC Reliability Board of Directors

Ricky Erixton, vice president of Electric Systems at JEA, has been appointed to the SERC Reliability Board of Directors. Erixton will represent the municipal sector for the board overseeing a nonprofit that works to reduce risks to the reliability and security of the electric grid in 16... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
09/30/2021


OUC Completes Purchase of Osceola Natural Gas Power Plant

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OUC Completes Purchase of Osceola Natural Gas Power Plant

On Tuesday, September 28, 2021, OUC completed its purchase of the Osceola Generating Station, a 510-megawatt (MW) single-cycle natural gas-fired power plant located near Harmony in Osceola County. OUC announced plans to purchase the facility last month. The nearly $100 million deal to purchase... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
09/29/2021


KUA completes first EV Charging Station Hub

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KUA completes first EV Charging Station Hub

It’s National Drive Electric Week, and KUA is proud to announce the installation of its first EV charging Station Hub at the Kissimmee Civic Center that includes one Level-III Fast Charger and three Level-II chargers. KUA also replaced two additional City-owned EV Chargers around the... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
09/29/2021


Ricardo “Rick” Morales III Appointed to JEA Board of Directors

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Ricardo “Rick” Morales III Appointed to JEA Board of Directors

Ricardo “Rick” Morales III, president and chief operating officer of Morales Construction Co. Inc. has joined the JEA board of directors. The Jacksonville City Council approved Morales’ appointment at its Sept. 28 meeting. “We are pleased that Rick Morales is joining... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
09/29/2021


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


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