FMPA will host a tour of the Harmony Solar Energy Center on June 23 at 9 a.m. to commemorate the one-year anniversary of commercial operation for the first two solar sites in the Florida Municipal Solar Project.
FMPA wrapped up its annual Behind the Switch social media campaign, which included short videos that highlight the people who generate power and help keep the lights on for Florida’s public power customers.
Jacob Williams presented at the city of Wauchula’s Commission Workshop last Monday on the value of being a municipal utility and the benefits it provides to customers. FMPA is available to support members who are interested in the Value of Municipal Utility presentations for their Governing Boards.
Cane Island power plant team traveled to Stock Island last week to help with a battery enclosure project. Kissimmee Utility Authority power plant staff provided resources to complete the project in four days, saving over $40,000 for the All-Requirements Project members.
FMPA’s Florida Municipal Solar Project was featured in the DDC Journal last week. The article titled, “Here Comes the Sun” describes how 16 Florida cities came together to form one of the largest municipal-backed solar projects in the nation and the benefits of working together to bring affordable solar to customers.
NERC issued an industry alert on Dec. 22, 2020 requesting all NERC registered entities to respond to a series of questions regarding their susceptibility to the SolarWinds cybersecurity attack. Responses to the questions are due Tuesday.
FMPA starts new power sales to Williston and Bartow on Friday. Williston will receive 8 MW of capacity through the All-Requirements Project and Bartow will receive approximately 65 MW.
The Lineworker Safety Training Steering Committee met last Wednesday to review proposed contract terms for the new Lineworker Safety Program.
Jacob Williams virtually presents on the value of municipal utility at the Lake Worth Beach City Commission on Tuesday.
The Florida Municipal Electric Association featured the Florida Municipal Solar Project in its current edition of Relay magazine.