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Power Costs Will Significantly Decrease in Coming Years

Wholesale electricity costs will decrease significantly for Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) members in the coming years as debt is paid off on four of its power supply projects. FMPA staff presented information today at the agency’s Board of Directors … Continue reading

Senate Passes Comprehensive Energy Measure

By a wide margin of 85-12, the Senate on April 20 passed a broad energy bill, the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015, that is supported by the American Public Power Association. The measure, S. 2012, will now need to … Continue reading

State Approval of FPL Nuclear Project Overturned

An appeals court Wednesday, April 20th, overturned a decision by Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet that could have helped clear the way for Florida Power & Light to add two nuclear reactors in Miami-Dade County. A three-judge panel … Continue reading

Consumers for Smart Solar Announce Campaign and New Slogan

A group seeking to put existing solar-energy regulations into the state Constitution expects to spend “millions” in the coming months to promote the utility-backed amendment. The group, known as “Consumers for Smart Solar,” held a news conference Tuesday and announced … Continue reading

FMPA Closes $424 Million Bond Transaction

Sale nets $63.7 million in gross savings for 13 All-Requirements Project cities Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) has closed on the sale of $424 million in municipal bonds for its All-Requirements Project to refinance existing project debt. The sale netted … Continue reading

‘Florida for Solar’ to Lead Primary Effort

Supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment going before voters in August will promote their effort through a non-profit called Florida for Solar, Inc., according to information released Thursday. Greg Holden, a financial adviser who chairs the St. Petersburg Area Chamber … Continue reading

Kissimmee to Host 2018 Florida Lineman Competition

The Florida Municipal Electric Association today announced the selection of Kissimmee, Fla. as the host city of its 2018 Florida Lineman Competition. The annual rodeo-style competition, which is expected to draw hundreds of participants and spectators from throughout Florida, will … Continue reading