Author Archives: Garnie Holmes

Ocala Electric Utility to Recognize Florida Lineworker Appreciation Day Sunday, August 26.

Ocala Electric Utility (OEU) will join the state to celebrate Florida Lineworker Appreciation Day Sunday, Aug. 26 in honor of the men and women who risk their lives daily to ensure reliable delivery of electricity throughout Florida. OEU currently has … Continue reading

Duke Pitches $34.5 Million Plan to Halt Power Purchases

Pointing to projected customer savings and environmental benefits, Duke Energy Florida is asking state regulators to approve a plan to spend $34.5 million to end electricity purchases from a Polk County power plant. Duke has an agreement to buy power … Continue reading

Social Media Campaign Honors Florida Public Power Lineworkers

In honor of Florida Lineworker Appreciation Day (August 26), the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) and Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) will recognize lineworkers from around the state during August in a new social media campaign called “Celebrating our Hometown … Continue reading

FMEA Releases Monthly Bill Comparison for June

FMEA’s Bill Comparison for June 2018 shows the average bills of public power utilities across Florida are $12.07 less than the average bills for investor-owned utilities per 1,000 kWh. Overall, out of fifteen ranked categories; the Cities of Mount Dora … Continue reading

FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – Wells Fargo

FMEA’s Associate Member of the month for August is Wells Fargo. The famous image of the stagecoach and the reputation of the name saw Wells Fargo well through the mighty events and fantastic growth of the 20th Century. In prosperity, … Continue reading

FMEA Welcomes Newest Associate Members

FMEA would like to acknowledge our newest Associate Members: Sensus and Rainey Leadership Learning. Welcome to Florida’s public power network! Sensus Every day Sensus helps utilities, cities, industrial complexes and campuses connect data, places and people in powerful new ways … Continue reading

Director – Legal and Regulatory Services – Keys Energy Services

Keys Energy Services, in Key West, Florida, is accepting applications for the following positions in its Human Resources/Communications Department and Executive Department: Director – Legal and Regulatory Services – Keys Energy Services Salary range: $121,562 – $143,444 (depending on experience) … Continue reading