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FPU | Volunteers at Royal Palm Covenant Church in FL

November 24, 2014— Volunteers from Florida Public Utilities assisted the Royal Palm Covenant Church again this year. Employees donated non-perishable food items at both the Operations Center and the Administrative building. Foodstuffs collected were donated to the Church the Tuesday before Thanksgiving and FPU helpers assisted other volunteers to prepare over 500 food boxes to […]

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 […]

Florida PSC Approves Rate Adjustment for Florida Public Utilities Electric Customers

Fernandina Beach, Florida, September 23, 2014 — Florida Public Utilities Company (“FPU”) today announced that on September 15, 2014, the Florida Public Service Commission (“PSC”) approved the joint recommendation of FPU and the Office of Public Counsel (“OPC”) to adopt the “Stipulation and Settlement Agreement” (“Agreement”), which was filed in August of this year. Under […]

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 […]

In Observance Of 9/11, FPU Treats West Palm Beach Firefighters To Lunch

Fire Fighters

September 11, 2014—In remembrance of 9/11, and as a gesture of appreciation for their everyday dedication and service, local employees of Florida Public Utilities provided a free lunch to the men and women of the Dixie Highway firehouse in West Palm Beach. “All the firemen & women and administrative support staff thank FPU and its […]

The Nassau County Economic Development Board Welcomes Aleida Socarras To Its Board Of Directors

Nassau County Economic Development Board

Nassau County, FL, September 10, 2014—The Nassau County Economic Development Board (NCEDB), a non-profit corporation, announced today Aleida Socarras, Director of Marketing and Sales at Florida Public Utilities (FPU) has been selected to serve on the organization’s Board of Directors. Ms. Socarras replaces former Board member Mark Cutshaw, also with FPU. The NCEDB was formed […]

Chesapeake Utilities Earns Three National Safety Awards

August 13, 2014— Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, FPU’s Parent Company, announced recently that it has earned three Safety Achievement Awards from the American Gas Association. The 2013 awards were presented at the AGA’s Operations Conference in Pittsburgh. Chesapeake Utilities, a natural gas distribution company that serves approximately 56,000 residential and commercial customers in Delaware and Maryland, […]

Always Call 811 Before Digging

Call 811 before you dig

AUGUST 11 (8/11) SERVES AS A CONVENIENT REMINDER FOR FLORIDA RESIDENTS TO ALWAYS CALL 811 BEFORE DIGGING Florida Public Utilities encourages people to make a free call at least three business days before digging to know what’s below August 11, 2014 – With August 11 here, Florida Public Utilities hopes this date on the calendar, […]

Florida Public Utilities Proudly Celebrates 90 Years In Business

Proudly Celebrating 90 years of energy excellence

On July 18, 2014, Florida Public Utilities (FPU) will celebrate the 90th anniversary of its incorporation. Established in 1924, the business was founded as a provider of gas energy, with a customer base of approximately 1,300. Today, FPU serves approximately 118,000 customers, and provides natural gas, electricity and propane gas service to growing residential, commercial […]

FPU System Improvements To Cause Road Closings In Fernandina Beach

FPU System Improvements

June 9, 2014— Over the course of the next few weeks, FPU will be conducting system improvements that will require the closing of the following roads in Fernandina Beach: Single, town-bound lane on 8th street (between Sadler Road and Lime Street) Single, northbound lane on First Coast Highway (between Scott Road and Ian Drive) As […]