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FMEA Members Elect New Officers

Members of the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) have elected Clay Lindstrom, general manager for Fort Pierce Utilities Authority, as president of the organization’s board of directors. Other elected officers include, Chip Merriam,vice president, legislative, regulatory & compliance for the … Continue reading

FMPA Electric Costs Decrease 10% in 2015, Down 30% Since 2009

Wholesale electricity costs from the Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) decreased 10% last year and are down 30% since 2009, according to FMPA’s recently released 2015 Annual Report. Declining fuels costs and a modern, efficient fleet of power generators have … Continue reading

Environmental Groups File Citizen Lawsuit Against FPL

On July 13, three environmental groups filed a citizen lawsuit against Florida Power and Light (FPL) claiming the utility has contaminated Biscayne Bay. The suit claims that a consent agreement between FPL and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection regarding … Continue reading

City of Tallahassee Launches Mobile App

On July 1, the City of Tallahassee launched the e+ Mobile app as a new payment tool for its residential and commercial customers. “E+ Mobile is a fast and convenient way to access your account information, make payments, report outages, … Continue reading

Panel to Consider Candidates for the Florida Public Service Commission

A state panel will meet July 28 in Tampa as it tries to narrow the list of candidates to replace longtime Florida Public Service Commission member Lisa Edgar. The Florida Public Service Commission Nominating Council is expected to designate a … Continue reading

New report finds most utilities see disruptive change coming

Most utilities see their business models changing because of distributed energy resources (DER), but some of today’s trends may be just fads, according to industry leaders. Such were the findings of a survey released by Public Utilities Fortnightly (PUF) and … Continue reading

FMEA Releases May 2016 Bill Comparison

Overall, The City of Mount Dora reported the lowest bills in seven categories, and Florida Power & Light Co. reported the lowest bill in three categories. The City of Tallahassee and Lakeland Electric reported the lowest rates in two categories, … Continue reading