News & Events
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
May 21, 2014—FPU Energy Conservation Representative Mason Brock delivered an energy conservation presentation to third graders during Career Day at Liberty Park Elementary School located in Greenacres. Turning the lights off when you leave the room, keeping doors closed to reduce the loss of conditioned air and being safe around electric sockets to avoid injury […]
May 19, 2014— Under Executive Order 13604, President Obama has called for action to upgrade and modernize our nation’s natural gas infrastructure, highlighting his administration’s efforts to streamline the federal permitting process and reduce the timelines for approving projects. These reforms will increase early coordination of multi-agency permitting processes to reduce costs for utilities and […]
May 13, 2014—FPU served as “Captain Sponsor” for the 51st Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival. The event took place in Fernandina Beach from Friday, May 2nd through Sunday, May 4th.
May 1, 2014—FPU was a “Gold Food Line Sponsor” at the 23rd Annual Albert D. Downs Wild Game Feast. The event was hosted by DeLand Breakfast Rotary Club, and took place on Thursday, May 1st at the Volusia County Fairgrounds.