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New Department of Energy efficiency standards for water heaters

From the rustic 1850s pump shower to the 1920s Humphrey automatic to today’s modern units, water heaters have made great strides in performance and efficiency. On April 16, 2015, water heaters will take the next great stride when manufacturers must comply with new Department … Continue reading

FMPA Celebrates Anniversary with New Infographic

Florida’s locally owned electric utilities celebrate today the 37th anniversary of an organization that enables them to work together for the mutual benefit of their customers.   In honor of the milestone, this organization, known as the Florida Municipal Power … Continue reading

Daytona Speedway and FPL to install 1.7 MW of solar in 2015

The octane-fueled Daytona International Speedway is getting a solar enhancement. With attention focused on the raceway this weekend for the Daytona 500, Florida Power & Light and the speedway announced plans Friday to install structures that will provide both shade … Continue reading

FMPA Files Response to Operational Audit

The Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) has filed a response to the Florida Auditor General’s preliminary and tentative operational audit report. The Auditor General’s report included five findings that relate to FMPA’s All-Requirements Project. These findings relate to fuel hedging, … Continue reading

FMPA Members Begin Process to Retain Management Consultant

The Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) All-Requirements Project Executive Committee voted February 19, to begin a process to retain a management consulting firm to address key preliminary findings of the Florida Auditor General’s operational audit.

LSU AgCenter Releases Consumer Solar Guide

A new consumer report is available titled “Solar Power for Your Home.” The 24 page report, published by the Louisiana State University AgCenter, explains to consumers the complexity of installing solar energy on their homes. Topics include incentives, net metering, … Continue reading

FMPA Member Utilities Respond to Operational Audit

 Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) Board of Directors and All-Requirements Project Executive Committee members met to review a draft response to the Florida Auditor General’s preliminary and tentative operational audit report. The Board and Executive Committee both approved a draft … Continue reading