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Keys Energy Services’ CEO Elected Vice Chairman of FMPA All-Requirements Project Executive Committee

Keys Energy Services General Manager and CEO Lynne Tejeda was elected Dec. 11, 2014, as Vice Chairman of the All-Requirements Project Executive Committee for the Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA), a wholesale power supplier to municipal electric utilities. 

Stable Outlook for US Public Power Utilities says Moody’s

The outlook for US public power electric utilities will remain stable as measures of debt-service coverage and liquidity in 2015 will be similar to those in 2014, says Moody’s Investors Service in “2015 Outlook — US Public Power Utilities.” “The … Continue reading

New Committee Report Outlines Fundamental Flaws of “Clean Power Plan”

The House Energy and Commerce Committee released a new majority staff report outlining critical issues that have been raised during the committee’s hearings and oversight of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants, … Continue reading

Scott Names Environmental Protection Leader

Jonathan Steverson, who for the past two years has overseen one of the state’s five water-management districts, will head the Florida Department of Environmental Protection as Gov. Rick Scott begins a second term.

FMEA Releases Bill Comparison for October 2014

FMEA’s Bill Comparison for October 2014 shows Municipal Electric Utilities are lowest in 15 of 15 categories. The report compares utility bills for residential, commercial and industrial utility customers categorized by consumption in 15 categories. The report is produced monthly … Continue reading

Consumers Cut Electric Bills with Help from their Local Utilities

Electric customers are reducing their monthly power bills thanks to thousands of free energy-saving products and valuable rebates distributed in 2014 by 13 locally owned electric utilities in Florida. “Locally owned electric utilities understand that keeping electric bills affordable is … Continue reading

DOE Releases Mobile App for Emergencies – “Lantern Live”

The Department of Energy (DOE) has launched a mobile app called Lantern Live to help consumers quickly find and share information about nearby gas stations and power outages in communities across the U.S. APPA staff, Mike Hyland and myself, along … Continue reading