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FPU’s Linda Winston Selected For Leadership Development Program

September 20, 2012—Linda Winston, a Commercial Sales Account Manager at FPU, has been one of the eighteen selected for ‘Leadership Nassau’, a leadership development program fueled by the Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach-Yulee Chamber of Commerce. Ringing in the program’s thirteenth year, the ‘Class of 2013’ will be involved in a ten-month program designed to complete and […]

FPU Offering Another ‘Show Of Support’ For Jackson County Artists

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September 19, 2012—FPU is partnering with The Artists Guild of Northwest Florida, Inc. to debut the first ever ‘Meet the Artist’ reception, which will take place at the New Chipola Center for the Arts on September 27. The first in series of four, the event will feature a performance by Street Corner Symphony and audience […]

Florida Public Utilities Company Announces Third Rate Decrease

March 14, 2012 – The cost of electricity will once again be reduced for customers of Florida Public Utilities Company (FPU). For the third time in just over a year, FPU will lower rates in its Northwest Division service area. The Florida Public Service Commission approved the rate reduction last week. Consumer savings from the new […]

FPU Crew Takes Road Trip To Assist With Hurricane Isaac

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September 5, 2012—On August 30th, several FPU crewmembers hit the road and headed to New Orleans to help assist in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac. Restoration efforts started with helping restore power to the approximately 760,000 ENTERGY customers who were left without power and wrapped up in Boca Raton on September 5th. Representing either FPU’s […]

Florida Public Utilities Company Enters Into Natural Gas Franchise Agreement With City Of Okeechobee

August 29, 2012–Florida Public Utilities is pleased to announce it has entered into a franchise agreement with the City of Okeechobee. The City Council granted the Company a non-exclusive franchise to provide gas distribution services within the City of Okeechobee at their council meeting on August 21st. The thirty-year Agreement will bring natural gas service […]

FPU Extends Gratitude For Line Worker Appreciation Day

August 26, 2012—FPU reminds community members to ‘Remember The Fallen’ and ‘Honor Those Still Serving’ by taking a moment to honor and recognize Line Worker Appreciation Day. FPU would like to thank Florida’s line workers for doing what they do. The Company would also like to thank Lamar Advertising for generously utilizing electronic billboard locations […]

FPU Gets ‘Green Light’ To Bring Natural Gas To City Of Okeechobee

August 21, 2012— Thanks to a non-exclusive franchise agreement that was finalized and signed during an August 21st council meeting, FPU has legally and officially been approved to bring natural gas to the City of Okeechobee. After more than a year of negotiations, not only will the thirty-year agreement enable the community to utilize natural […]

FPU Energy Conservation Representative ‘Represents’ In Nassau County

August 21, 2012—FPU’s David Richardson had the honor of speaking at the Historic Fernandina Beach Business Association on August 21st.  The main focus of the presentation was to inform the thirty-five local attendees about the Company’s natural gas expansion project on Amelia Island. Richardson also used the opportunity to spread awareness for commercial energy-saving initiatives—an […]

FPU Plans To Proactively Renovate Miles Of Gas Pipeline

August 14, 2012—After receiving final approval by the Florida Public Service Commission on August 14, FPU has announced that they will be putting the Gas Reliability Infrastructure Program (GRIP) on the fast track. Joining forces with partner company Central Florida Gas (CFG), the two energy providers plan to replace more than 350 miles of gas […]

FPU Crews Return Home After Helping Maryland, West Virginia Thru The Storm

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July 20, 2012—After two weeks of assisting with Maryland and West Virginia’s power restoration efforts—and working with the Southeastern Electric Exchange member companies to resume power for roughly 4.3-milion customers—FPU’s linemen and various other crewmembers have returned to Florida safely. Representing FPU’s Northeastern and Northwestern divisions, employees who volunteered for the effort include: Jerry Lewis, […]