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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

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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

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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 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”, […]

Leadership Nassau Graduates FPU Employee

Leadership Nassau Graduates FPU Employee

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 16 at the Amelia Masonic Lodge in Fernandina Beach, completing the FPU Commercial Sales Account […]

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 findings is a 12% national decrease in carbon dioxide emissions when compared to 2005’s all-time […]

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 in us. We have valued our relationship with the customers in Northwest Florida for over […]