Author Archives: Garnie Holmes

OUC Board Approves Plan to Dramatically Increase Solar Energy

OUC Could Multiply Solar Energy Production Up to Seven Times The OUC board gave its General Manager & CEO the authority to enter into a contract to purchase between 60 to 120 megawatts of solar power that would significantly increase … Continue reading

Instrument & Electrical Technician/Operator – Keys Energy Services

The Instrument and Electrical Technician/Operator performs highly skilled and complex technical work in the maintenance of an electric power generating plant. This position provides for the safe, effective operation and maintenance of the simple cycle combustion turbines and diesel units. … Continue reading

Generation Supervisor – Keys Energy Services

The Generation Supervisor ensures the reliable and cost effective maintenance and operation of generating equipment owned by or under the operational control of Keys Energy Services (KEYS). Supervises personnel responsible for the maintenance of generating equipment, controls cost within budget … Continue reading

Operator/Maintainer – Power Plant Mechanic – Keys Energy Services

The Operator/ Maintainer provides for the safe, effective operation and maintenance of a simple-cycle combustion turbine and diesel facility, including start up and shut down of plant systems, main combustion turbines, and diesel engines. This position is responsible for performing … Continue reading

‘Fitness of PSC Applicants to be Considered

State Sen. Kelli Stargel wants “fitness” for office to be considered as background checks are conducted on 18 people, including some current and former lawmakers, who will be interviewed for an open seat on the Florida Public Service Commission. A … Continue reading

Regulators Weigh Approval for New FPL Plant

Regulators began hearing arguments Wednesday about whether Florida Power & Light should be allowed to move forward with plans for a new power plant in Broward County, amid objections from a state consumer advocate and the Sierra Club. The Florida … Continue reading

FPL Customers to Avoid Irma Costs After Tax Changes

Florida Power & Light has announced that savings from the federal tax overhaul will allow it to avoid billing customers for the $1.3 billion cost of restoring electricity after Hurricane Irma. FPL had initially planned to start billing customers in … Continue reading