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Kissimmee Utility Ranked Among Nation’s Most Reliable

The American Public Power Association on Monday awarded its Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) platinum award to the Kissimmee Utility Authority for providing customers with the highest degree of reliable and safe electric service. KUA was one of 191 of … Continue reading

Lakeland electric receives national recognition for reliable electric operations

Lakeland Electric is one of 191 of the nation’s more than 2,000 public power utilities to earn the Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3®)1 designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for providing consumers with the highest degree of reliable … Continue reading

Underground utilities gives sterling performance

Recently, the Florida Sterling Council, through Executive Office of the Governor, announced that the City of Tallahassee’s Underground Utilities Department will be a recipient of the 2015 Governor’s Sterling Award (GSA). This coveted award is Florida’s highest honor that an … Continue reading

Protect your home and family from electrical accidents

Each year, electrical failures are the cause of 43,900 home fires in the United States, resulting in 438 deaths, 1,430 injuries and $1.47 billion in property damage.  And fire is not the only concern. Every year nearly 400 people are electrocuted, … Continue reading

Solar Initiative Would Reduce Government Revenue

The state’s electric utilities will make less money, resulting in fewer dollars for the state and local governments, if Florida voters allow businesses and property owners to sell limited amounts of solar-generated power, according to state economists. However, a constitutional … Continue reading

WCOT releases 15th annual Florida Lineman Competition video

The 15th annual Florida Lineman Competition, presented by the Florida Municipal Electric Association, was held April 17-18, 2015, at the Tallahassee Automobile Museum. Every year, electric utility linemen from municipalities all across the South gather to compete, and this year’s … Continue reading

Florida Power & Light seeks $34 million in nuclear costs

Florida Power & Light (FPL) is seeking to recover $34.2 million from customers in 2016 as part of a long-range plan to build two nuclear reactors in Miami-Dade County, according to documents filed with the state Public Service Commission. The … Continue reading