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FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – Magellan Advisors
FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – Magellan Advisors

FMEA’s Associate Member Spotlight of the Month for March is on Magellan Advisors. Magellan provides leading broadband, smart city, information technology and security consulting services to public and private organizations. They are a full spectrum planning and implementation firm that... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted03/2/2020


FMEA welcomes new Associate member – Genics, Inc.
FMEA welcomes new Associate member – Genics, Inc.

FMEA would like to welcome our new Associate Member: Genics Inc. Please always remember the companies who support FMEA and the Florida Public Power community first when you need to purchase goods or services! Genics Inc. Genics is a Canadian service and manufacturing company located in Edmonton,... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted03/2/2020


Lakeland Electric to Reduce Fuel Charge Next Quarter - Effective April 1, 2020
Lakeland Electric to Reduce Fuel Charge Next Quarter - Effective April 1, 2020

The Lakeland City Commission voted today to lower the electric fuel charge for Lakeland Electric customers for the next fiscal quarter (April/May/June 2020). After giving a presentation Monday, March 2 at the Utility Committee meeting, staff recommended lowering the fuel charge by $5.75 from... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted03/2/2020


Mayor and City Commissioners Move Tallahassee Closer to 100 Percent Net Renewable Energy
Mayor and City Commissioners Move Tallahassee Closer to 100 Percent Net Renewable Energy

Tallahassee Becomes First Public Power Utility in Florida to Power All Its City Buildings with Solar Energy Today, Feb. 26, the City of Tallahassee took two bold steps toward its net renewable energy goals. The City Commission unanimously voted to reserve a portion of the solar energy output from... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted02/27/2020


OUC's Bullock Named to Board Focused on Affordable Housing
OUC's Bullock Named to Board Focused on Affordable Housing

Utility Invests in Efficiency Upgrades in Existing Parramore Homes Clint Bullock, OUC General Manager & CEO, was named to the board of directors of the newly formed Central Florida Regional Housing Trust, a comprehensive approach to address the local housing crisis in new and innovative... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted02/24/2020


OUC Announces New Strategic Plan including Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050
OUC Announces New Strategic Plan including Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

50% Reduction in CO2 by 2030 The Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC – The Reliable One) announced a new strategic plan for 2025 that includes a commitment to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, and a goal to reduce carbon emissions by 50% by 2030 from 2005 levels. Moving toward... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted02/21/2020


City of Fort Meade Hires Jan Bagnall as City’s First Electric Director
City of Fort Meade Hires Jan Bagnall as City’s First Electric Director

The City of Fort Meade welcomed Jan Bagnall, who joined the city Feb. 3 as its inaugural Electric Director. In this role, Bagnall will oversee the city’s electric utility system operations and all electric utility staff. Bagnall brings to Fort Meade more than 15 years’ experience in... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted02/7/2020


KUA Seeks Utility Board Candidates
KUA Seeks Utility Board Candidates

Kissimmee Utility Authority is seeking individuals interested in filling an open seat on the utility's board of directors. The deadline for completed applications is 5 p.m. on April 24. The outgoing director, Kathleen Thacker, has completed two terms on the board and is not eligible for... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted02/6/2020


FMEA welcomes new Associate members - DILO Company
FMEA welcomes new Associate members - DILO Company

FMEA would like to welcome our newest Associate Member: Dilo Company, Inc. Please always remember the companies who support FMEA and the Florida Public Power community first when you need to purchase goods or services! Dilo Company, Inc. For over 50 years, customers around the world have... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted02/2/2020


FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – The Okonite Company
FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – The Okonite Company

FMEA’s Associate Member Spotlight of the Month for February is on The Okonite Company. The Okonite Company was founded in 1878 making it one of the original insulators of electrical wire and cable in the United States. Earliest customers included Samuel F.B. Morse for his telegraph network... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted02/2/2020


KUA Warns Against Viral ‘Outlet Challenge'
KUA Warns Against Viral ‘Outlet Challenge'

Kissimmee Utility Authority is warning parents of a dangerous viral internet challenge currently circulating on the social media app TikTok. It's called the "outlet challenge," and it involves partially inserting the plug of a cell phone charger into an outlet, then placing a penny onto the... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted01/23/2020


FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – MasTec North America
FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – MasTec North America

FMEA’s Associate Member Spotlight of the Month for January is on MasTec North America (www.mastec.com) MasTec companies have been involved in some of the largest and most complex infrastructure construction projects across the country. Their experience has given them a deep and... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted01/6/2020