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FMPA Mourns the Passing of Mark Larson

It is with great sadness that the Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) announces the passing of Mark J. Larson, the Agency’s Chief Financial Officer. Larson passed away April 16 in Orlando, Fla., after a brief battle with cancer. “Mark was … Continue reading

FMEA Welcomes Newest Associate Member

FMEA would like to acknowledge our newest Associate Member: Peebles, Smith & Matthews (PSM) Peebles, Smith & Matthews  is a full-service lobbying firm providing high-level client representation in Florida’s Capitol for more than 30 years. PSM team members take pride … Continue reading

FMEA Associate Member Spotlight – GAI Consultants, Inc.

FMEA’s Associate Member Spotlight of the Month for April is GAI Consultants, Inc. Sixty years strong, GAI Consultants is an employee-owned company that delivers engineering, planning, and environmental expertise to clients worldwide. GAI provides solutions in energy (specifically in power … Continue reading

FPL Gets Key Approval for Nuclear Project

The federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission has given a key approval to a Florida Power & Light project that could lead to adding two nuclear reactors in Miami-Dade County. The commission announced Thursday that it has authorized staff members to issue … Continue reading

Duke Seeks Rate Hikes for New Power Plant

With a new Citrus County power plant poised to start generating electricity in September, Duke Energy Florida on Monday asked state regulators to approve rate increases to pay for the project. Duke plans to begin operating the first unit of … Continue reading

Gulf Power Customers to See Lower Bills

Pointing to quick reductions in monthly electric bills, state regulators Monday approved a plan that will lead to Gulf Power Co. passing along more than $100 million in savings to customers because of the federal tax overhaul. Gulf, which has … Continue reading

FMEA Releases Monthly Bill Comparison for February

FMEA’s Bill Comparison for February 2018 shows the average bills of public power utilities across Florida are $13.96 less than the average bills for investor-owned utilities per 1,000 kWh. Overall, out of fifteen ranked categories; Lakeland Electric and the City … Continue reading