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FPU Honored with the 2017 Industry Excellence Award

Jeff Householder, Kevin Webber, Mark Cutshaw, Bill Grant, Buddy Shelley, Warren DiNapoli, Barry Kennedy and Aleida Socarras were honored with 2017’s Industry Excellence Award, in the Production Category, at the Southeastern Electric Exchange (SEE) Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Warren DiNapoli, Electric Division Operations Manager, and Mark Cutshaw, Director Business Development and Generation, accepted the award […]

Happy New Year, Fernandina Beach!

2016 NYE Shrimp Drop

The second annual New Year’s Eve “Shrimp Drop” was held in downtown Fernandina Beach on December 31, 2016 at the riverfront. Fernandina Beach has long been known for the fresh caught daily shrimp by local Amelia Island shrimpers. The event was organized and orchestrated by Ramiro Sicre, FPU Manager, Governmental Relations, in conjunction with the […]

Florida Public Utilities’ Honored with Safety Achievement Award

AGA has presented FPU their 2015 Safety Achievement Award for excellence in employee safety. This is a significant achievement of which we are very proud! The award was granted based upon 2015’s safety performance as a Company. During 2015, our team achieved the lowest number of overall collisions within the past five-year period, setting this […]

Eight Flags, LLC Construction Update

Eight Flags, LLC Construction Update Construction of Chesapeake Utilities’ Eight Flags, LLC project continues. As part of the construction process, a procedure known as a “steam blow” has been scheduled on April 5th, from 7:30am to 3:30pm. All steps have been taken to reduce the noise level as much as possible but area residents can […]

FPU Announced as “Small Business of the Year” in NE Florida

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fernandina Beach, FL June 29, 2015 Small Business of the Year in Northeast Florida FLORIDA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMPANY (FPU) is proud to announce it has been named United Way’s “Small Business of the Year” for 2014-2015! Recognized for the Company’s outstanding United Way campaign, the honor is granted to small or mid-sized […]

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, Florida Public Utilities Company and Rayonier Advanced Materials Celebrate Groundbreaking of Eight Flags Energy, LLC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2015 CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION, FLORIDA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMPANY AND RAYONIER ADVANCED MATERIALS CELEBRATE GROUNDBREAKING OF EIGHT FLAGS ENERGY, LLC COMBINED HEAT AND POWER PLANT Photo & Caption: Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, Florida Public Utilities Company and Rayonier Advanced Materials celebrate the groundbreaking for the Eight Flags Energy, LLC Combined Heat and […]

Rotary Donates Defibrillators to Wolfson Children’s Hospital

Contact: Jodi Henson 770-605-1817 or Vicki Beaudry 904-277-5292 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rotary Donates Defibrillators to Wolfson Children’s Hospital to Help Nassau County Children Last March the Rotary Club of Amelia Island Sunrise held an International Wine Tasting event to raise funds for Wolfson Children’s Hospital, a non-profit organization. Recognized year after year as […]

FPU Proudly Supports the Fernandina Beach Library

There is no gift greater than the contribution of literacy and Florida Public Utilities has donated funding to the “Friends of the Library” (FOL) in Fernandina Beach. Our donation will help to advance the construction and renovation of a new addition to the library. Once completed, the expanded library will serve as a family-friendly meeting […]

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation To Build Combined Heat And Power Plant In Florida

Dover, Delaware, September 19, 2014 — Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (“Chesapeake”) announced today that its subsidiary, Eight Flags Energy, LLC (“Eight Flags”), is pursuing the development and construction of a combined heat and power plant in Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island in Nassau County, Florida. The plant will be built on a site to […]

Florida Public Utilities Files 2014 Electric Fuel Rates. Customers Will Benefit from Rate Decrease.

September 3, 2013 – Florida Public Utilities (FPUC) has filed with the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) its 2014 electric fuel rates.  If approved, FPU’s residential electric fuel rate will drop just over 1% in the Northwest division and nearly 7% in the Northeast division.  FPU’s northwest division encompasses the City of Marianna and surrounding […]