FMPA Weekly | Oct. 16, 2023 | Member Edition

Oct. 16, 2023


Trinity Catholic High School Field Trip
FMPA hosted a field trip for more than a dozen students from Trinity Catholic High School in Ocala. The outing included visits to Harmony Solar Energy Center and Cane Island Power Park. All student participants are enrolled in an applied engineering course. If your utility or community is interested in scheduling similar tours of FMPA’s power generation facilities, contact Susan Schumann.

FMPA Solar Projects Committee Meeting – All Solar Participants
There’s an FMPA solar projects committee meeting for all solar participants Tuesday at 10 a.m. View the agenda package here, and attend the meeting on Teams. Contact: Susan Schumann

FMPP 101 Meeting
FMPA is hosting a Florida Municipal Power Pool (FMPP) 101 meeting Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in person and via Teams. The meeting provides an introduction to what the power pool is. Contact: Sue Utley

PMLC Meeting
The policy makers liaisons committee meets Wednesday at 12:30 p.m., with lunch preceding the meeting at noon. The agenda package is available here, and you can attend the meeting in person or via Teams. Contact: Susan Schumann

Board of Directors Meeting
The October board of directors meeting is Thursday at 9 a.m. View details about attending the meeting here, and review the agenda package on the Portal. As a reminder, there will not be a photographer present for headshots at this meeting. Contact: Jacob Williams

ARP Executive Committee Meeting
The October ARP executive committee meeting is Thursday at 9:15 a.m. View details about attending the meeting here, and review the agenda package on the Portal. Contact: Jacob Williams

FMPA Training Calendar
FMPA is planning the training calendar for the 2024 calendar year. We are conducting a survey to get member input on where to place our focus. Your input will help guide us to meet as many needs as possible. We welcome multiple inputs from the same utility, so please forward as you see fit. Contact: Mike McCleary

FMPA Cybersecurity Event
FMPA’s IT department is planning a cybersecurity event on Oct. 23 from noon to 2 p.m. for FMPA staff members. The event can be broadcast live for other interested member cities. Cities who would like to participate in watching the event can email Wayne Koback.



Liyuan Woerner | Oct. 20 | 15 years


Lineman’s Roundtable
Oct. 17 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | FMPA

Transportation Fleet Roundtable
Nov. 7 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | FMPA

APPA Customer Connections Conference
Nov. 12-15 | San Antonio, Texas


FPL launches pilot project to turn ‘clean hydrogen’ into electricity


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