FMPA Weekly | June 14, 2021 | Member Edition

June 14, 2021


Solar II Joint Committee Meeting
FMPA’s Solar II Project Committee and ARP Solar II Advisory Committee met last Monday and received updates on Phase II development, including Whistling Duck Network Upgrades. Contact: Susan Schumann

Finance Committee
FMPA’s Finance Committee met last Wednesday and approved one action item. The full agenda package is available on the Portal. Contact: Linda Howard

Board of Directors
FMPA’s Board of Directors met last Thursday and approved five action items. The full agenda package is available on the Portal. Contact: Jacob Williams

Executive Committee
The ARP Executive committee met last Thursday and approved six action items. The full agenda package is available on the Portal. Contact: Jacob Williams

Phase 1 Load Management Meetings
FMPA’s Member Services team has reached out to All Requirements Project (ARP) members to schedule Phase 1 Load Management meetings, in response to the ARP Demand Workshop held in April. Many of the members have responded with great interest. At these meetings, members will explore opportunities that will help identify potential resources within their control that can be utilized to support future ARP needs.  Contact: Mike McCleary

ARP Telephone Rate Workshop
The ARP Executive Committee meets Tuesday at 2 p.m. to review May’s ARP rate calculation. The full agenda package is available on the Portal. Contact: Jason Wolfe

Distribution Reliability Roundtable
FMPA will host a Distribution Reliability Roundtable on Thursday at 10 a.m. at FMPA’s Orlando Office. The roundtable provides a forum for registered participants to discuss distribution reliability related topics including the FMPA reliability reporting process and program definitions and interpretations. A teleconference option is available. Seating is limited to accommodate for social distancing guidelines. Contact: Cairo Vanegas

Safety Compliance Workshop
FMPA will host the third session of the Safety Compliance for Electric Utilities Distance Learning Series on Friday at 1 p.m. via teleconference. The session will define qualification requirements to perform work on or near electric power facilities. Contact: Sharon Samuels

Florida Breakfast at APPA National Conference
FMPA will host a breakfast on June 22 at 7:30 a.m. for Florida attendees of the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) National Conference, taking place June 20-23 in Orlando. A calendar invite from Ryan Dumas was emailed to representatives from Florida public power who are registered for the conference. Attendees are encouraged to respond to the invitation, so the appropriate number of meals can be ordered.


Richard Montgomery | June 18 | 14 Years
Paige McCulley | June 20 | 5 Years


Foreman Academy Certification—Track 2
June 21 – 24 | 8 a.m. | FMPA’s Orlando Office

FMEA Annual Conference
July 20 – 22 | Naples, Fla.

Safety Compliance Workshop
July 23 | 1 p.m. | Teleconference


Florida PSC Rejects Calls for Further Investigation in Duke Energy Florida Controversy

GRU Proposed Increased Ranks Rates as Highest in Florida


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