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FPU Helps Make July 4th Fireworks Possible

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July 23, 2013—After an unpopular ten-year hiatus, FPU’s co-sponsorship helped bring July 4th fireworks back to Okeechobee County. Hosted by the Fraternal Order of Police, the celebration took place at the Okee-Tantie Park on State Road 78. As the keynote … Continue reading

Chrysler CEO Pushes For Natural Gas Options After Launching Electric Vehicle

May 17, 2013—Despite launching the 2014 Fiat 500e electric car, when it comes to alternative-powered vehicles, Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne is publicly expressing his preference for natural gas. In fact, the CEO spoke out at the Society of Automotive Engineers … Continue reading

FPU ‘Rocks’ March Of Dimes Event

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June 14, 2013—FPU was among the many local companies that supported the 2013 March of Dimes event, which took place April 7 at City Place in West Palm Beach. Beyond showing strength in numbers via a large turnout of walkers, … Continue reading

Leadership Nassau Graduates FPU Employee

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June 12, 2013—Linda Winston of Florida Public Utilities is one of the thirteen class members who graduated from Leadership Nassau— a community leadership development program held by the Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach-Yulee Chamber of Commerce. The commencement ceremony took place May … Continue reading

Increased Natural Gas Usage Linked To Decrease In National CO2 Emissions

May 15, 2013—While natural gas is widely known for having the eco-friendly edge over coal, oil and other fossil fuels, recently emerging statistics will likely equal additional ‘strength in numbers’ for this cleaner, greener energy source. Among 2012’s most noteworthy … Continue reading

Florida Public Utilities Wishes to Thank Marianna Customers

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April 10, 2013 —We wish to thank the citizens of Marianna for their support of Florida Public Utilities in the recent “City of Marianna Electric Franchise Purchase Referendum”. The voters have spoken and we are humbled by your overwhelming confidence … Continue reading

Two Local Schools Add Natural Gas To The Agenda

March 21, 2013—Emma Love Hardee and Southside Elementary Schools are well on their way to earning an “A” in energy-savings, as the two schools are the latest Nassau County institutions to be converted to natural gas service. As FPU continues … Continue reading

FPU Employee Helps Save Man’s Life With CPR

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March 21, 2013—Tom Moen, an FPU employee, helped saved the life of a fellow diner by utilizing the ongoing CPR training he acquired through the Company. A Safety Compliance and Training Coordinator for FPU’s Northeast Florida Division, Moen was dining … Continue reading

FPU Helps Buy Books For Riverside Elementary

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March 8, 2013—One Riverside Elementary student named Florida Public Utilities a ‘hero’ after the Company contributed numerous dollars to the school’s ‘Pennies For Pages’ event. The month-long ‘book-a-thon’ began on March 4th, when each class received a money jar. Students … Continue reading

FPU Launches ‘Energy Expert’ Web Portal

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February 27, 2013—FPU is pleased to announce the launch their new ‘Energy Expert’ web portal, which made its official debut earlier this month. Among the portal’s most interactive features is the ability to submit specific energy-related questions to Scott Rank, … Continue reading