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FMPA Volunteers Beautify Transitional Housing Facility in Orlando
FMPA Volunteers Beautify Transitional Housing Facility in Orlando

Employees of the Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) helped beautify a residential housing facility at Aspire Health Partners in Orlando as part of Heart of Florida United Way’s annual Day of Caring. This is FMPA’s eleventh year participating in Day of Caring, Central Florida’s... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted09/27/2019


Lakeland Electric Celebrates 115 Year Anniversary
Lakeland Electric Celebrates 115 Year Anniversary

Lakeland Electric, a locally-owned municipal utility, was founded 115 years ago in 1904. Today, we mark this anniversary by launching 115 days of celebration. This anniversary celebration will be something for our customers to not only enjoy, but for them to participate and learn more about... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted09/16/2019


Lakeland Electric to Reduce Fuel Charge Next Quarter
Lakeland Electric to Reduce Fuel Charge Next Quarter

The Lakeland City Commission voted Thursday to lower the electric fuel charge for Lakeland Electric customers for the next fiscal quarter (Oct./Nov./Dec. - 2019). After giving a presentation at the Thursday, September 5 Utility Committee meeting, staff recommended lowering the fuel charge by $3.75... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted09/11/2019


Hurricane Dorian Response: Thank You Statement from FMEA Executive Director
Hurricane Dorian Response: Thank You Statement from FMEA Executive Director

As Florida prepared for potentially catastrophic impacts of Hurricane Dorian, more than 1,000 lineworkers from more than 20 states answered our call for mutual aid. Dorian, at one point an extremely dangerous Category 5 hurricane, had the potential of impacting all of Florida’s 33 public... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted09/5/2019


City of Tallahassee Provides Aid in Preparation for Dorian
City of Tallahassee Provides Aid in Preparation for Dorian

As the threat of local impacts from Hurricane Dorian have decreased, City of Tallahassee crews are deploying to provide aid for communities to the east. The Tallahassee Fire Department’s Urban Search and Rescue team has been activated by the State of Florida to aid in operations along the... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted09/3/2019


FMEA Coordinating Large-Scale Mutual Aid Effort in Preparation for Hurricane Dorian
FMEA Coordinating Large-Scale Mutual Aid Effort in Preparation for Hurricane Dorian

The Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) has activated its national mutual aid network and is lining up crews to restore power to areas that will be affected by Hurricane Dorian. Currently, Florida public power has received commitments from approximately 1,500 lineworkers from 20... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted08/30/2019


Statement: FMPA Power Plants Prepped for Hurricane Dorian
Statement: FMPA Power Plants Prepped for Hurricane Dorian

Florida Municipal Power Agency General Manager and CEO Jacob Williams issued a statement regarding preparations for Hurricane Dorian. “FMPA and its operating partners have been busy preparing power plant sites in Kissimmee, Fort Pierce, Key West, Orlando and St. Lucie for Hurricane Dorian.... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted08/30/2019


Statement By: FMEA Executive Director Regarding Hurricane Dorian
Statement By: FMEA Executive Director Regarding Hurricane Dorian

“While the forecast is still uncertain, it appears increasingly likely that Hurricane Dorian will continue to strengthen and have a significant impact on Florida. We have been in communication with all of Florida’s public power communities to discuss their needs following the storm and... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted08/29/2019


OUC Preps for Dorian & Encourages Customers to Sign Up for Proactive Outage Alerts
OUC Preps for Dorian & Encourages Customers to Sign Up for Proactive Outage Alerts

OUC—The Reliable One is closely watching the track of Tropical Storm Dorian as to how it will impact our service area of Orange and Osceola counties. We are evaluating mutual aid needs and are preparing our employees to quickly and safely respond. At this time, customers are encouraged to... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted08/28/2019


City of Winter Park Monitors & Prepares for Tropical Storm Dorian
City of Winter Park Monitors & Prepares for Tropical Storm Dorian

The City of Winter Park is monitoring and preparing for the potential impact of Tropical Storm Dorian. All city departments are fully prepared, secured, and on standby. The city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is currently functioning at Level 3, monitoring status, however, may be... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted08/28/2019


#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 (deleted)
Date posted08/26/2019


OUC Lineworkers Celebrated Today by Cities of Orlando and St. Cloud
OUC Lineworkers Celebrated Today by Cities of Orlando and St. Cloud

Today the skilled workers of OUC—The Reliable One were recognized by the cities of Orlando and St. Cloud for delivering safe, reliable service to their residents and to millions of Central Florida visitors each year. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and St. Cloud Mayor Nathan Blackwell proclaimed... Continue Reading

Postedby Garnie Holmes (deleted)
Date posted08/26/2019