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Audit Response Makes Additional Progress

Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) provided to the Florida Auditor General yesterday a voluntary 120-day status update on FMPA’s response to the Auditor General’s 15 operational audit findings.

Solar Initiative Lags in Poll

A solar-energy ballot initiative pending in the Florida Supreme Court could have a difficult time passing if it goes before voters in November 2016, a new poll suggests. The poll, released Tuesday by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research, indicates that 30 … Continue reading

FMEA Members Elect New Officers

Members of the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) have elected Mike New, city manager for the City of Newberry, as president of the organization’s board of directors. Other elected officers include, Clay Lindstrom, general manager for Fort Pierce Utilities Commission, … Continue reading

Local Utility Leaders Elected to Lead Statewide Agency

Local elected and appointed officials from throughout Florida elected two of their own July 24th to lead the Florida Municipal Power Agency’s (FMPA) Policy Makers Liaisons Committee. Mike Perri of Fort Pierce was elected as Chair, and Matt Thro of Town … Continue reading

Florida Munis Energized About the Future, Says FMPA

Florida’s municipal electric utilities are uniting their strengths to energize the future, said Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) General Manager and CEO Nicholas P. Guarriello and FMPA Board Vice Chairman Barbara Quiñones in an address at the Florida Municipal Electric … Continue reading

Another Proposal Heats Up Solar Energy Ballot Fight

………. A new “pro solar-energy” coalition will push for its own ballot initiative as a way to counter a separate group’s proposed constitutional amendment to expand the use of solar energy in Florida. Consumers for Smart Solar, a group whose … Continue reading

Locally Owned Utilities Shine at Providing Reliable Electricity

Municipal utility customers enjoy quicker repairs and shorter outages. Customers of many of Florida’s locally owned electric utilities enjoyed quicker repairs and shorter outages than many customers of private utilities in 2014, according to a new report. The report, compiled … Continue reading