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FMPA Weekly | March 8, 2021 | Member Edition

Virtual meetings took place to support the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) annual Legislative Rally and will continue over the next several weeks to accommodate the Congress members’ schedules.

FMPA Weekly | March 1, 2021 | Member Edition

Representatives from FMPA, FMEA and Florida’s public power communities will begin meeting this week with federal Senate and House members to discuss issues related to electric utilities.

FMPA Weekly | Feb. 22, 2021 | Member Edition

The Arctic blast over the Midwest last week brought extreme temperatures. Florida’s utilities plan for these type events, have designated reserve margins and operate in a regulated power market.

FMPA Weekly | Feb. 15, 2021 | Member Edition

TECO issued a Request for Proposals last month seeking 300 MW of peaking energy from March to November. FMPA, with the assistance of TEA developed a set of proposals, which were submitted to TECO.

FMPA Weekly | Feb. 8, 2021 |Member Edition

FMPA’s 2020 annual report titled “70-60-50 Together We Can” was printed last week and mailed to members of FMPA’s governing boards and member committees.

FMPA Weekly | Feb. 1, 2021 | Member Edition

Jacob Williams participated in a podcast episode with Energy Central last month discussing the importance of “Keeping Municipal Power Affordable While Adding Solar.”

FMPA Weekly | Jan. 25, 2021| Member Edition

The city of Starke on Thursday recognized FMPA’s Chief Financial Officer Linda Howard and the staff from FMPA for their assistance in helping the city recoup nearly $1.8 million from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).