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Moody’s Affirms Credit Rating for FMPA

On Feb. 10, 2016 Moody’s Investor Services  affirmed the A2 credit rating of the Florida Municipal Power Agency’s (FMPA) All-Requirements Project with a stable rating outlook. Moody’s pointed to the “steady improvement in rate competitiveness and satisfactory financial performance, which … Continue reading

U.S. Supreme Court grants stay of Clean Power Plan

The U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 9 voted to grant the applications of numerous parties to stay the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan pending judicial review of the rule. The stay will remain in effect pending Supreme Court review … Continue reading

Rates of Florida Municipal Electric Utilities Continue to be Significantly Less than the State’s Private Electric Utilities

In December 2015, the average rates of Florida’s municipal electric utilities dropped slightly and continue to be among the lowest in the state. On average, the bills of municipal electric utilities’ customers are 11 percent lower than the bills of … Continue reading

FMEA Releases December 2015 Bill Comparison

FMEA’s Bill Comparison for December 2015 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

Court declines to put Clean Power Plan on hold

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Jan. 21 denied motions filed by states and industry — including the American Public Power Association — that sought to put implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s final … Continue reading

Solar Initiative Tops Petition Threshold

A group backing a solar-energy ballot initiative has submitted enough valid petition signatures to take the issue to voters in November — but still needs approval from the Florida Supreme Court for the proposed ballot wording. The group known as … Continue reading

FPL Proposes Rate Increases

The state’s largest electricity provider wants Florida regulators to approve a four-year funding package that would raise the base rate on a typical monthly bill by about $8.50 starting in 2017, with the hike reaching $14 by 2020. Juno Beach-based … Continue reading