FMPA Weekly | Oct. 26, 2020 | Member Edition

Oct. 26, 2020


Fiscal 2020 Generation Goals
FMPA’s power-generation fleet had a successful year in fiscal 2020. The baseload generation fleet was available 92% of the time or more than 337 days. FMPA’s fleet surpassed its equivalent availability factor (EAF) goal by 4% and the nationwide EAF average by 7%. This was the 10th consecutive year that the units outperformed industry averages. Stock Island Generating Facility also successfully and reliably operated during the last fiscal year. One of FMPA’s fiscal 2020 management goals was to increase reliability support to Stock Island Generating Facility and to ensure the plant is responsive within 45 minutes of a black start requirement. On thirteen occasions, Stock Island Generating Facility successfully and reliably operated and provided continuous electric service to the Keys Energy Services (KEYS) customers. Congratulations to the generation fleet team for a successful year. Contact: David Schumann

JP Morgan Investors Conference
Jacob Williams and Linda Howard presented at the virtual JP Morgan Investor Forum last Thursday on how FMPA provides low cost, reliable and clean energy to more than two million Floridians. Members can access the presentation on the Portal.

Introduction to TVPPA Lineworker Safety and Training Program
FMPA hosts a workshop on Wednesday at 10 a.m. in FMPA’s Orlando Office for members to learn more about the Tennessee Valley Public Power Association’s (TVPPA) Lineworker Safety Program starting next July. FMPA issued a request for proposals for this service, and the contract was awarded to TVPPA, subject to contract negotiation and final approval by FMPA’s Board of Directors. Representatives from TVPPA will explain their services and answer questions during the training. Members are encouraged to register on FMPA’s website. This meeting may be attended in person or virtually. Lunch will be provided. Contact: Sharon Samuels

Monthly Technology Calls
The Information Technology (IT) and Operations Technology (OT) teams meet Wednesday at 10 a.m. for the monthly member call. FMPA team and members will discuss current cybersecurity topics and best practices during the call. Monthly technology calls are available to members on the last Wednesday of every month. Members interested in attending can contact Konrad Lisiewicz.

Cane Island Unit 2 Planned Outage
Cane Island Unit 2 began its planned fall outage last Friday. The unit is scheduled to come back online on Nov. 2. Contact: David Schumann


Ed Nunez | Oct. 29 | 13 Years
Emmanuel Hernandez | Oct. 29 | 2 Years


FMEA Energy Connections Virtual Conference
Nov. 2 – 6 | Virtual

Safety by Design Webinar Series
Nov. 13 | FMPA’s Orlando Office

Finance Committee
Nov. 18 | FMPA’s Orlando Office

Governing Board Meetings
Nov. 19 | FMPA’s Orlando Office


Hurricane Sally Estimated to Cost Gulf Power $200 Million

JEA Announces Three CEO Finalists


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