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Fast-Moving Scam Targets Customers Of Utility Companies

July 15, 2012–Amid numerous nationwide reports of scammers posing as various Utility Companies in order to obtain personal informationfrom homeowners for fraudulent use, Florida Public Utilities (FPU) urges residents to protect themselves by being aware. Situation Scammers posing as local utility companies contact customers and invite them to take advantage of a nonexistent federal program […]

FPU Office To Be ‘Guinea Pig’ For Exciting, New Gas Technology

May 21, 2012—FPU’s Central Florida East division is now home to natural gas heat pump systems and a propane heat pump system, making it one of Florida’s first commercial locations to install this cutting-edge technology. While necessary equipment was delivered on May 21st, the installation process is scheduled to begin July 5th and the units […]

FPU Lends ‘Girl Power’ To Build Homes For Charity

May 13, 2012—Nearly a dozen of FPU’s female employees raised their paint rollers (and various other tools) to participate in ‘National Women Build Week’ for Habitat for Humanity, which began May 5th. Dedicating a day’s work to help build affordable housing in the New Smyrna Beach area, FPU’s volunteers were among the 35,000 other women […]

FPU’s Aleida Socarras Installed As Chamber Board Member

April 27, 2012—Congratulations to Aleida Socarras, who was installed as a Board Member of the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce, which recently merged to create the largest Chamber of Commerce in Palm Beach County. As FPU’s Director of Sales & Marketing, Socarras is sure to play an instrumental role in strengthening the Chamber’s […]

FPU Announces Successful Event

April 24, 2012–Florida Public Utilities hosted a celebration honoring the first natural gas customer installation in Nassau County.  The Residence Inn Amelia Island, the first account activation, was also the venue for the victorious party.  The beautiful suite hotel was the ideal site for the “by invitation only” event that allowed FPU to host City […]

‘Leadership in Housing’ Awarded To Florida Public Utilities

March 2, 2012–Scott Ranck, an ENERGY STAR Rating Partner, has accepted a “Leadership in Housing” award on behalf of Florida Public Utilities ENERGY STAR program. ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the United States Department of Energy, developed to save the citizens money and protect the environment […]

Florida Public Utilities And Peoples Gas Bringing Natural Gas To Nassau County

April 11, 2012–The clean, safe fuel will be available for the first time in Nassau County, Fernandina Beach and Tampa, Fla. Florida Public Utilities Co. (FPU), and Tampa-based TECO Peoples Gas have joined forces to bring natural gas service to Nassau County and Amelia Island for the first time. The companies will install a 33-mile-long […]

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 Employee Dedicates Lunch Break To Helping Cancer Patients

March 13, 2012—Linda Gamble may be a Customer Service Representative at FPU’s Northeast Florida division, but when it comes to helping other people— she wears more hats than one. In addition to knitting and donating more than 50 ‘chemo hats’ to 21st Century Oncology, Gamble has also donated more than 38 gallons of platelets to […]

Florida Linemen Honored With Special Day

March 2, 2012–The Florida House of Representatives introduced a resolution honoring the thousands of men and women risking their lives everyday ensuring the reliable delivery of electricity throughout the state.  The resolution, sponsored by Representative Seth McKeel, designated August 26th,, 2012 as “Lineworker Appreciation Day” in the state of Florida.  August 26th is a poignant […]