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FMPA’s All-Requirements Project serves Florida cities for 29 years

150x100PublicPower_FMPA-01Florida Municipal Power Agency’s (FMPA) largest power supply project, All-Requirements, began serving Florida’s municipal electric utilities 29 years ago on May 1.

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FMEA Releases March 2015 Bill Comparison

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FMEA’s Bill Comparison for March 2015 shows Municipal Electric Utilities are lowest in 15 of 15 categories.

The report compares utility bills for residential, commercial and industrial utility customers categorized by consumption in 15 categories. The report is produced monthly and includes billing information from investor-owned and municipal utilities.

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President Obama signs energy efficiency measure into law

obamaenPresident Barack Obama on April 30 signed into law bipartisan energy efficiency legislation, the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015, which was sponsored by Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire.
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OUC wins North American award for customer service innovation

150x100PublicPower_OUC-01OUC-The Reliable One was recognized by CS Week and Electric Light & Power Magazine at a major utility conference on April 29 with a 2015 Expanding Excellence Award for Innovation in Customer Service. Building on a platform of advanced digital electric and water meters, OUC is advancing the use of smart grid technology and information to revolutionize the customer service experience. “[OUC] far exceeded the ingenuity, success and commitment we envisioned when this award was created,” CS Week CEO Rod Litke said.

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Students observe careers working for “The #1 Public Utility in America”

Resized[1]The City of Tallahassee Utility Services held its annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day Thursday, April 23rd. The utility department welcomed 25 students ages eight to 15 to observe different aspects of public service in the electric utility industry.

Children were given the opportunity see what their parents do at work, and also gained exposure to more careers working for “The #1 Public Utility in America.”

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The City of Newberry receives 2014 Outstanding Urban Forestry Program – Small Community Award

NewberryThe Florida Urban Forestry Council presented the 2014 Friends of Our Urban Forest Awards during their annual conference in Tampa on March 18th. This program allows for one winner to be selected for each of its seven separate award categories. The City of Newberry was selected as winner for the “2014 Outstanding Urban Forestry Program – Small Community” Award for its public outreach programming and community partnerships.

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FMPA fiscal 2014 annual report describes agency’s strategy to reduce power costs

fmpaFlorida’s municipal electric utilities are combining their resources—both human and machine—to achieve the lowest possible power costs, reports the fiscal 2014 Annual Report of the Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) released Monday, April 27.

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