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OUC Helps Drivers Navigate Electric Roadmap

Scores of OUC customers – commercial and residential – interested in making the transition from oil to electrons went behind the wheel of Teslas, Chevrolets, Mitsubishis, BMWs, and Nissans at OUC’s inaugural Electric Car Guest Drive this past weekend. Held … Continue reading

Regulators Weigh Power Restoration Issues

After Hurricane Irma knocked out power to millions of Floridians, state regulators Tuesday took up a draft report about preparing for future storms and grappled with issues such as underground power lines and finding ways to increase tree trimming. The … Continue reading

Florida Public Power Leaders Receive National Awards

The Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) and Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) announced four Florida public power leaders were honored with American Public Power Association (APPA) national awards. Recognized were Amy Zubaly, FMEA Executive Director, Frederick (Fred) Bryant, former FMPA … Continue reading

Public Power Lineworkers Honored at Florida Cabinet Meeting

Public power lineworkers from across the state were recognized at today’s Florida Cabinet meeting for their service to their communities and outstanding performance at two recent lineworker competitions. Twenty-seven lineworkers representing City of Tallahassee Utilities, Fort Pierce Utilities Authority, Gainesville … Continue reading

Brown, Clark Seek Another Term on PSC

Utility regulators Julie Brown and Gary Clark are seeking reappointment to the Florida Public Service Commission, as candidates face a Tuesday deadline to apply for two seats on the panel. Brown and Clark were among 11 people who had submitted … Continue reading

FPL Bills to Go Down Slightly, Matthew Costs Unresolved

Florida Power & Light customers will see a pair of slight reductions in their monthly bills this summer due to the federal tax overhaul signed last year. However, regulators put off a decision until August about a one-time refund that … Continue reading

Regulators Back FPL Plan to Buy City Utility

State utility regulators approved Florida Power & Light’s acquisition of a city-run utility, overriding a staff proposal that could have scuttled the deal. With a deal in the works for more than a decade, the Florida Public Service Commission approved … Continue reading