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Guarriello, KUA and JEA Receive National Awards

FMEA members recognized for contributions to public power and their communities At its national conference in Phoenix, Ariz., the American Public Power Association (APPA) presented awards to three Florida Municipal Electric Association members: Nicholas Guarriello of the Florida Municipal Power … Continue reading

Solar Initiative Backers Spend $6.5 million on Advertising

Get ready for a barrage of advertising about a proposed constitutional amendment on solar energy. Consumers for Smart Solar, a political committee seeking to pass the ballot initiative in November, paid $6.5 million last month to a Virginia firm for … Continue reading

PSC Considers Possible Refund from FPL Drilling Project

How much credit Florida Power & Light customers receive, if any, for the company’s investment in a controversial Oklahoma drilling project will depend in part on daily natural-gas prices since March 2015. The Florida Supreme Court on May 19 ruled … Continue reading

Fannie Mae Offers Option to Fund Solar, Efficiency

The following article was published by Greentech Media. It can be viewed here. Tying home energy-efficiency upgrades to property tax bills has become incredibly popular in just the past few years, at least in California. Property-assessed clean energy (PACE) programs … Continue reading

Renewable Energy Backers Gear Up Campaign

Groups backing a proposed constitutional amendment focused on renewable energy will move forward Wednesday, June 1 with a social-media campaign to try to reach voters. Florida for Solar and Floridians 4 Lower Energy Costs will use Twitter, Facebook and other … Continue reading

FEMA releases national preparedness report

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its partners have released the 2016 National Preparedness Report (NPR).The NPR is an annual status report summarizing the Nation’s progress toward reaching the National Preparedness Goal of a secure and resilient nation. To … Continue reading

FMPA Member Satisfaction Increases, Remains High Overall

Survey shows members trust staff and are encouraged by direction of Agency Low electric rates and a strong commitment to working together through FMPA contributed to an increase in overall member satisfaction for the Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) members, … Continue reading