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OUC Board Approves Plan to Dramatically Increase Solar Energy

OUC Could Multiply Solar Energy Production Up to Seven Times The OUC board gave its General Manager & CEO the authority to enter into a contract to purchase between 60 to 120 megawatts of solar power that would significantly increase … Continue reading

‘Fitness of PSC Applicants to be Considered

State Sen. Kelli Stargel wants “fitness” for office to be considered as background checks are conducted on 18 people, including some current and former lawmakers, who will be interviewed for an open seat on the Florida Public Service Commission. A … Continue reading

Regulators Weigh Approval for New FPL Plant

Regulators began hearing arguments Wednesday about whether Florida Power & Light should be allowed to move forward with plans for a new power plant in Broward County, amid objections from a state consumer advocate and the Sierra Club. The Florida … Continue reading

FPL Customers to Avoid Irma Costs After Tax Changes

Florida Power & Light has announced that savings from the federal tax overhaul will allow it to avoid billing customers for the $1.3 billion cost of restoring electricity after Hurricane Irma. FPL had initially planned to start billing customers in … Continue reading

Three Former Lawmakers, UCF Trustee Vie for Utility Regulator Post

Three former state lawmakers and University of Central Florida trustee are among the applicants vying to fill a Public Service Commission seat left vacant when Gov. Rick Scott’s appointee withdrew last month following a sexual misconduct allegation. Also applying is … Continue reading

FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – American Safety Utility Corporation

FMEA’s Associate Member Spotlight of the Month for January is American Safety Utility Corporation. American Safety Utility Corporation was formed in 1982 in Forest City, North Carolina and is dedicated to providing the finest quality lineman tools, lineman equipment and other utility supplies available.

FMEA Welcomes Newest Associate Members

FMEA would like to acknowledge our newest Associate Members: GrayRobinson and Pine Gate Renewables. Welcome to Florida’s public power network! GrayRobinson Attorneys at Law provides exceptional legal services to Fortune 500 companies, emerging businesses, lending institutions, local and state agencies, … Continue reading