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FPU Proudly Sponsors Entertainment At This Year’s Heritage Festival

FPU Proudly Sponsors Entertainment At This Year’s Heritage Festival

Fort Meade, FL (January 20, 2014)—FPU has signed on to be the Entertainment Sponsor at the upcoming Battle of Bowlegs Creek Heritage Festival. Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Battle, 2014’s three-day event will take place Friday, January 31 through Sunday, February 2 at the Fort Meade Outdoor Recreation Area on U.S. 98. As in […]

Florida Public Utilities Acquires The Natural Gas Operating System From The City Of Fort Meade

FLORIDA PUBLIC UTILITIES ACQUIRES THE NATURAL GAS OPERATING SYSTEM FROM THE CITY OF FORT MEADE WEST PALM BEACH, FL (December 2, 2013) – Florida Public Utilities Company (FPU), a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, announced today that it has acquired the natural gas operating and distribution system from the City of Fort Meade. The acquisition […]

Don’t Miss Florida Public Utilities’ 2013 Community Showcase

November 12, 2013—Presented by the Citrus County Builders Association, the 2013 Florida Public Utilities Community Showcase will be featured at the Crystal River National Guard Armory on Saturday, November 16, from 9 AM to 3 PM. The event will highlight a wide range of local businesses, allowing community members to become familiar with services and […]

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 […]

New Propane Program Offers Up To $28,000 In Product Incentives

August 30, 2013—The new Propane Heat & Power Incentive Program offers up to $28,000 in financial incentives, and aims to encourage homeowners, businesses and relevant contractors to purchase and experience new-to-the-market propane-fueled technologies. Sponsored by the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), the program is available to qualifying and selected residential and commercial participants—and requires […]

FPU Is Moving Its Fernandina Beach Customer Location

August 20, 2013 – Florida Public Utilities (FPU) is in the process of moving from its existing office to 780 Amelia Island Parkway. Opening September 9th, FPU’s more “customer-friendly” location can be found west of 14th Street at the roundabout on Amelia Island Parkway and Airport Road. The Company’s existing 8th Street location will be […]

FPU Plays Chauffeur-For-A-Day To Builders


FPU recently celebrated this year’s ‘New Southern Home’ by providing a July 11th champagne bus tour to the destination.   Currently in the hands of builder Nathan Cross of NWC Construction, the 32,000-square foot, less than $700,00 home was the centerpiece of the 2013 Southeast Building Conference taking place at the Orange County Convention Center […]

FPU Helps Make July 4th Fireworks Possible

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 presenting sponsor, FPU contributed to the theme of ‘Safety’ by promoting the statewide ‘811: Call […]

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 2013 World Congress , telling attendees that “embracing electric vehicles on a large scale” as […]

FPU ‘Rocks’ March Of Dimes Event

FPU ‘Rocks’ March Of Dimes Event

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, the FPU team also grabbed attention and raised awareness with the slogan “Healthy Babies Rock”, […]