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Regulators Sign Off on TECO Solar Projects

The Florida Public Service Commission gave a key approval to a Tampa Electric Co. plan that will add five solar-energy projects in Hillsborough and Polk counties. Commissioners approved the utility being able to recoup $46 million from customers for the … Continue reading

The Florida Municipal Electric Association Presents Building Strong Communities Awards

The Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) recently honored 13 municipal electric utilities with its 2018 Building Strong Communities Award, recognizing each utility for its commitment to enhancing the quality of life in their community. Presented with the awards during FMEA’s … Continue reading

City of Tallahassee Joins Florida Municipal Power Agency

The city of Tallahassee, Fla., has become the 32nd municipal electric utility to join the Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA), an Orlando-based wholesale power agency owned by municipal electric utilities throughout the state.

Power 100 Percent Restored to North Florida Public Power Customers Impacted By Hurricane Michael

Less than two weeks following the devastation of nearly Category 5 Hurricane Michael, the strongest hurricane to ever hit the Panhandle region, power has been fully restored to all public power customers who can accept power, reports the Florida Municipal … Continue reading

FMPA Power Plants Outperform Industry Average for Reliability

Maintaining optimum plant performance provides low-cost power for customers For the sixth consecutive year, the Florida Municipal Power Agency’s (FMPA) major power plants outperformed industry averages for reliability, which is key for providing low-cost wholesale electricity to the 13 cities … Continue reading

Special Message from FMEA Executive Director, Amy Zubaly

On October 10, 2018, the panhandle of Florida was devastated by Hurricane Michael – a strong, Category 4 hurricane with winds at 155 mph (just 2 mph below a Category 5). It was the strongest hurricane on record to ever … Continue reading

Hurricane Michael Public Power Outage and Restoration Update – 12pm, Thursday

As of this morning, the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) is reporting a total of 4,995 north Florida public power utility customers are without power following Hurricane Michael, which ravaged the Panhandle last week. In the City of Tallahassee, 99 … Continue reading