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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

FMPA Debuts New Website

Visitors to Florida Municipal Power Agency’s primary external website, www.FMPA.com, will see a dramatically different website debuting today, built for today’s web surfers. The new site is compatible with mobile users, has enhanced site features, and sports a fresh design.  … Continue reading

Grants available from the Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy recently released its second fiscal year 2015 “phase 1” research grant opportunities list. The maximum phase I and phase II award amounts and the areas of the Energy sector they cover are listed in the … Continue reading

Winter Park Launches YouTube Channel and New “Inside the City” Video Channel

According to a recent video study by the New York Times®, “two-thirds of U.S. adults aged 18-64 are watching online video a few times a month or more often.” The study also found, “1 in 3 Millennials watch mostly online … Continue reading

FMEA Releases September 2014 Bill Comparison; Municipal Electric Utilities Lowest in 15 of 15 Categories

FMEA’s Bill Comparison for September 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 and includes … Continue reading

Beck Approved as PSC Interim General Counsel

The Florida Public Service Commission on Wednesday approved hiring longtime consumer attorney Charlie Beck to come out of retirement and serve as interim general counsel. The commission’s general counsel, Curt Kiser, will retire at the end of the year. Beck … Continue reading

FMEA presents community service awards

The Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) recently honored 16 municipal electric utilities with its 2014 Community Service Award, recognizing each utility for its commitment to enhancing the quality of life in their community. Presented with the awards during FMEA’s annual … Continue reading