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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 […]

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 to progress in the downtown area, the Company also expects to convert one or two […]

FPU Employee Helps Save Man’s Life With CPR

Tom Moen

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 out with his wife on March 1st when an elderly man collapsed and stopped breathing. […]

FPU Helps Buy Books For Riverside Elementary

Children's Thank You Letters

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 were then invited to bring pennies to put in the jar—as well as any other […]

FPU Launches ‘Energy Expert’ Web Portal

Energy Experts

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, FPU’s Senior Conservation Representative—now also known as ‘The Energy Expert’. In addition to interacting one-on-one […]

FPU Participates In ‘Breakfast With Diane Rehm’ Fundraiser.

FPU Participates In ‘Breakfast With Diane Rehm’ Fundraiser.

February 25, 2013— In a show of support for National Public Radio (NPR), a handful of FPU employees recently represented their Company at the ‘Breakfast With Diane Rehm’ fundraiser. The event took place February 9th at the West Palm Beach Marriott. In addition to having breakfast with Diane Rehm of ‘The Diane Rehm Show’, attendees […]

Florida Public Utilities Acquires the Propane Operating Assets of Glades Gas Company

February 7, 2013 – Florida Public Utilities Company (FPU), a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, today announced that its propane subsidiary, Flo-Gas Corporation, has purchased the propane operating assets of Glades Gas Company. Glades Gas has been a family-owned and operated business for eighty years, providing propane service to approximately 3,000 residential and commercial accounts […]

FPU Named 2012 ‘Large Business of the Year’

FPU 2012 Large Business of the Year

January 11, 2013 –Despite some stiff, ever-popular competition (including Lowe’s and Hampton Inn), FPU has been granted the 2012 ‘Large Business of the Year’ Award by the Amelia Island Fernandina Beach Yulee Chamber of Commerce. An honor that last went to Home Depot, the award recognizes large companies for their remarkable efforts in enriching and […]