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Florida Municipal Electric Association Recognizes Members of the Public Power Community with Awards

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Florida Municipal Electric Association Recognizes Members of the Public Power Community with Awards

At the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) annual conference banquet in Naples, the association recognized members of the Florida public power community with four awards: Member of the Year, Associate Member of the Year, Past Presidents Award and Lifetime Achievement Award. “With... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
07/22/2021


Florida Municipal Electric Association Elects New Executive Leadership Team

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Florida Municipal Electric Association Elects New Executive Leadership Team

At a meeting held during its annual conference in Naples, 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 President James Braddock,... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
07/21/2021


JEA Announces Key Leadership Team Hires with New COO and VP of Financial Services

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JEA Announces Key Leadership Team Hires with New COO and VP of Financial Services

JEA announced the next phase of its leadership team changes with the appointment of a chief operating officer and vice president of financial services. Raynetta Curry Marshall, JEA’s former director of Water/Wastewater Planning & Development, returns to the company as chief operating... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
07/14/2021


KUA Earns High Scores for Customer Satisfaction

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KUA Earns High Scores for Customer Satisfaction

Responding promptly to customer concerns, maintaining high system reliability, and having knowledgeable and courteous employees helped Kissimmee Utility Authority to continue earning high marks for overall customer satisfaction in 2021, according to the results of a third-party survey released by... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
07/9/2021


KUA Board Adopts $239 Million Budget

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KUA Board Adopts $239 Million Budget

The Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors on Wednesday approved a $239 million operating and capital budget for fiscal year 2022. The vote came after several Board discussions and a public hearing on the budget. The approved budget is a 3.9 % increase from the 2021 budget. The increase... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
07/8/2021


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


STATEMENT: Florida Public Power Prepared for Tropical Storm Elsa

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STATEMENT: Florida Public Power Prepared for Tropical Storm Elsa

STATEMENT BY: Amy Zubaly, Executive Director, Florida Municipal Electric Association Regarding Public Power Preparation for Tropical Storm Elsa “Florida’s public power utilities have completed preparations for and are closely monitoring Tropical Storm Elsa, which is expected to make... Continue Reading

by Garnie Holmes
07/6/2021


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


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 nine... 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