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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


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


Field Service Specialist Honored as KUA Employee of the Year
Field Service Specialist Honored as KUA Employee of the Year

Field service specialist Michelle Daughtrey has been named Kissimmee Utility Authority’s 2019 employee of the year. The award recognizes and rewards exemplary performance by a KUA employee based on performance of their responsibilities as outlined in their job description and on their... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted12/19/2019


FMEA Announces “Florida Public Power: Lighting Up the Holidays” Social Media Campaign
FMEA Announces “Florida Public Power: Lighting Up the Holidays” Social Media Campaign

The Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) launched its “Florida Public Power: Lighting Up the Holidays” social media campaign, which showcases how public power utilities are committed to the communities and customers they serve during the holiday season. For the remainder of... Continue Reading

Date posted12/19/2019


Florida Municipal Utilities Announce Second Solar Power Project
Florida Municipal Utilities Announce Second Solar Power Project

Project expansion adds 600,000 solar panels for a total of 1.5 million panels by 2023 Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA), in partnership with 12 municipal electric utilities and Origis Energy, today announced plans to expand the Florida Municipal Solar Project by adding 149 megawatts, or 66%... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted12/12/2019


Lakeland Electric Maintains Fuel Charge Next Quarter and True-up of Shift to Save Fuel Rate
Lakeland Electric Maintains Fuel Charge Next Quarter and True-up of Shift to Save Fuel Rate

The Lakeland City Commission voted Monday to keep the electric fuel charge the same for Lakeland Electric customers for the next fiscal quarter (Jan./Feb./March 2020). A true-up of the Shift to Save (Time-of-Day) fuel rate was also approved. The fuel charge will remain 3.275¢ per... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted12/4/2019


Mutual Aid Exercise Utilizes Scenario Based on 1960 Hurricane
Mutual Aid Exercise Utilizes Scenario Based on 1960 Hurricane

By Paul Ciampoli, APPA With support from the Department of Energy through a cooperative agreement, the American Public Power Association in late October held the 2019 Public Power Mutual Aid Exercise in Syracuse, N.Y. The exercise involved a scenario based largely on Hurricane Donna, which... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted12/2/2019


FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – Northwest Lineman College
FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – Northwest Lineman College

FMEA’s Associate Member Spotlight of the Month for December is on Northwest Lineman College (www.lineman.edu). Northwest Lineman College, founded in 1993, is a private vocational technical college offering training programs with a concentration on careers in the power delivery industry. The... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted12/2/2019


Cindy Herrera Appointed VP of Human Resources at KUA
Cindy Herrera Appointed VP of Human Resources at KUA

Kissimmee Utility Authority has appointed Cindy Herrera as the utility's vice president of human resources, effective December 2. She brings more than 19 years of human resources experience to the position. Herrera will report to KUA president and general manager Brian Horton and will oversee the... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted11/25/2019


Florida Municipal Utilities Break Ground on Major Solar Project
Florida Municipal Utilities Break Ground on Major Solar Project

Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA), in conjunction with 12 Florida municipal electric utilities and Florida Renewable Partners, LLC, today broke ground on the Florida Municipal Solar Project, one of the largest municipal-backed solar projects in the nation. A total of approximately 900,000... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted11/18/2019


KUA and 11 Other Florida Utilities Break Ground on One of the Largest US Municipal Solar Projects
KUA and 11 Other Florida Utilities Break Ground on One of the Largest US Municipal Solar Projects

Kissimmee Utility Authority today participated in a groundbreaking event for the Florida Municipal Solar Project, a large-scale solar energy project that will enable KUA to provide renewable energy to its customers, beginning next summer. One of the largest municipally-backed solar projects in... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted11/18/2019