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Florida Public Power Organizations Celebrate Florida Lineworker Appreciation Day
Florida Public Power Organizations Celebrate Florida Lineworker Appreciation Day

The Florida Municipal Electric Association’s (FMEA) and Florida Municipal Power Agency’s (FMPA) nearly month-long celebration of Florida’s public power lineworkers culminated today on Florida Lineworker Appreciation Day. Beginning earlier this month, FMPA and FMEA featured... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes
Date posted08/26/2019


#ThankALineman: KUA Celebrates Florida Lineworker Appreciation Day
#ThankALineman: KUA Celebrates Florida Lineworker Appreciation Day

Kissimmee Utility Authority proudly celebrates Florida Lineworker Appreciation Day today to honor the skilled brave men and women across the state who work in one of the nation’s most dangerous professions. In 2012, the Florida House of Representatives introduced a resolution honoring the... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes
Date posted08/26/2019


OUC Recognized As 2019 Healthiest Employer
OUC Recognized As 2019 Healthiest Employer

OUC—The Reliable One has been named the healthiest employer in Central Florida for companies with 500-1,499 employees. The award from the Orlando Business Journal honors companies with policies and initiatives that promote the health and wellbeing of their employees. “Employees are... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes
Date posted08/23/2019


Another $668,000 Pours into Utility Overhaul Effort
Another $668,000 Pours into Utility Overhaul Effort

A political committee spearheading a proposed constitutional amendment to overhaul Florida’s electric-utility industry received $668,000 in July as it continues to try to get the measure on the 2020 ballot. The committee Citizens for Energy Choices also spent $766,000 last month, with... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes
Date posted08/13/2019


KUA Strikes Gold, Wins 6 Statewide Public Relations Awards
KUA Strikes Gold, Wins 6 Statewide Public Relations Awards

Kissimmee Utility Authority won six awards at the 2019 Golden Image Awards, an annual statewide competition sponsored by the Florida Public Relations Association. The winners were announced Tuesday evening at the Association’s 81st annual conference in Tampa. The competition recognizes... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes
Date posted08/8/2019


UCNSB Kicks Off New School Year at Chisholm Elementary School's Meet the Teacher Event
UCNSB Kicks Off New School Year at Chisholm Elementary School's Meet the Teacher Event

Utilities Commission, City of New Smyrna Beach (UCNSB) staff will join hundreds of excited students, parents, and teachers at Chisholm Elementary’s Meet the Teacher event to give out drawstring backpacks and conservation notepads to students, as well as supplies to teachers. The event takes... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes
Date posted08/7/2019


FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – Apogee Interactive, Inc.
FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – Apogee Interactive, Inc.

FMEA’s Associate Member Spotlight of the Month for August is on Apogee Interactive (https://www.apogee.net) Apogee takes pride in pushing their energy analysis capabilities and internet applications to the highest levels. Combining razor-sharp analytics and creative digital marketing with... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes
Date posted08/5/2019


FMEA Welcomes Newest Associate Member – August 2019
FMEA Welcomes Newest Associate Member – August 2019

FMEA would like to acknowledge our newest Associate Member: CDA Technical Institute. Please always remember the companies who support FMEA and the Florida Public Power community first when you need to purchase goods or services CDA Technical Institute CDA Technical Institute is a post-secondary... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes
Date posted08/5/2019


KUA Recognized As National Smart Energy Provider
KUA Recognized As National Smart Energy Provider

Kissimmee Utility Authority has earned the Smart Energy Provider (SEP) designation from the American Public Power Association for demonstrating commitment to and proficiency in energy efficiency, distributed generation and environmental initiatives that support a goal of providing low-cost,... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes
Date posted08/1/2019


Florida Cities Celebrate 25 Years of Savings with Joint Purchasing
Florida Cities Celebrate 25 Years of Savings with Joint Purchasing

What started 25 years ago as an experiment to save money for municipal electric utilities in Florida continues to flourish today as the Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) celebrates the 25th anniversary of its Joint Purchasing Project. In 1994, Florida’s municipal electric utilities were... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes
Date posted07/30/2019


Florida Municipal Electric Association Elects New Officers
Florida Municipal Electric Association Elects New Officers

As part of its annual meeting in Bonita Springs, the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) elected new officers to preside over the organization’s board of directors. Serving in executive positions on the board are President Mike Poucher, director for Ocala Electric Utility;... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes
Date posted07/22/2019


Fitch Upgrades Lakeland Electric Financial Rating
Fitch Upgrades Lakeland Electric Financial Rating

Fitch Ratings has upgraded the financial rating of Lakeland Electric revenue bonds to AA from AA. In their commentary, Fitch cited Lakeland Electric’s improved financial performance and continued deleveraging. They also commented upon Lakeland Electric’s strong operating risk profile,... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes
Date posted07/22/2019