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FPU Crew Takes Road Trip To Assist With Hurricane Isaac

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September 5, 2012—On August 30th, several FPU crewmembers hit the road and headed to New Orleans to help assist in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac. Restoration efforts started with helping restore power to the approximately 760,000 ENTERGY customers who were … Continue reading

FPU Extends Gratitude For Line Worker Appreciation Day

August 26, 2012—FPU reminds community members to ‘Remember The Fallen’ and ‘Honor Those Still Serving’ by taking a moment to honor and recognize Line Worker Appreciation Day. FPU would like to thank Florida’s line workers for doing what they do. … Continue reading

FPU Gets ‘Green Light’ To Bring Natural Gas To City Of Okeechobee

August 21, 2012— Thanks to a non-exclusive franchise agreement that was finalized and signed during an August 21st council meeting, FPU has legally and officially been approved to bring natural gas to the City of Okeechobee. After more than a … Continue reading

FPU Energy Conservation Representative ‘Represents’ In Nassau County

August 21, 2012—FPU’s David Richardson had the honor of speaking at the Historic Fernandina Beach Business Association on August 21st.  The main focus of the presentation was to inform the thirty-five local attendees about the Company’s natural gas expansion project … Continue reading

FPU Plans To Proactively Renovate Miles Of Gas Pipeline

August 14, 2012—After receiving final approval by the Florida Public Service Commission on August 14, FPU has announced that they will be putting the Gas Reliability Infrastructure Program (GRIP) on the fast track. Joining forces with partner company Central Florida … Continue reading

FPU Crews Return Home After Helping Maryland, West Virginia Thru The Storm

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July 20, 2012—After two weeks of assisting with Maryland and West Virginia’s power restoration efforts—and working with the Southeastern Electric Exchange member companies to resume power for roughly 4.3-milion customers—FPU’s linemen and various other crewmembers have returned to Florida safely. … Continue reading

FPU Office To Be ‘Guinea Pig’ For Exciting, New Gas Technology

May 21, 2012—FPU’s Central Florida East division is now home to natural gas heat pump systems and a propane heat pump system, making it one of Florida’s first commercial locations to install this cutting-edge technology. While necessary equipment was delivered … Continue reading

FPU Lends ‘Girl Power’ To Build Homes For Charity

May 13, 2012—Nearly a dozen of FPU’s female employees raised their paint rollers (and various other tools) to participate in ‘National Women Build Week’ for Habitat for Humanity, which began May 5th. Dedicating a day’s work to help build affordable … Continue reading

FPU’s Aleida Socarras Installed As Chamber Board Member

April 27, 2012—Congratulations to Aleida Socarras, who was installed as a Board Member of the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce, which recently merged to create the largest Chamber of Commerce in Palm Beach County. As FPU’s Director of … Continue reading

FPU Employee Dedicates Lunch Break To Helping Cancer Patients

March 13, 2012—Linda Gamble may be a Customer Service Representative at FPU’s Northeast Florida division, but when it comes to helping other people— she wears more hats than one. In addition to knitting and donating more than 50 ‘chemo hats’ … Continue reading