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FMEA Presents Restoring Communities Awards for Public Power Utilities Across Florida

This week, the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) announced its 2022 “Restoring Communities Awards,” which recognized public power utilities that either provided or received mutual aid following significant weather events to fellow public power...

FMEA, FMPA Holding First Florida Public Power Cybersecurity Summit in Orlando

Utility companies are attractive targets for hackers and have a high exposure to cyberattacks. To help Florida’s municipal electric utilities understand the threat landscape and resources to prevent cyber incidents, the Florida Municipal Electric...

FMEA: Most Floridians, Including 98 Percent With Outages After Hurricane Ian, Have Power

The Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA), which represents 33 public power communities across the state, which provide electricity to more than 3 million of Florida’s residential and business consumers, offered an update on Monday...

Florida Municipal Electric Association Working With Out of State Partners as Hurricane Ian Looms

Amy Zubaly, the executive director of the Florida Municipal Electric Association, weighed in on Tuesday on preparations for Hurricane Ian. “Since this past weekend, the Florida Municipal Electric Association has been in contact with public...

Florida Public Power Crews Helping Across the Region After Winter Storm

The Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) has assembled public power crews from across the state to aid with power restoration efforts after the winter storm impacted the region this past weekend. More than 50 public...

FMEA: Public Power Utilities Across Florida Helping Alabama Recover From Hurricane Sally

Crews from the city of Tallahassee Electric Utility, JEA in Jacksonville and the Utilities Commission of New Smyrna Beach will operate in Foley, Alabama, to assist Riviera Utilities. Additionally, crews from Gainesville Regional Utilities and Orlando Utilities Commission will travel to Fairhope, Alabama, to assist the city of Fairhope Electric Utility.
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Florida Public Power Crews Ready to Help Louisiana After Hurricane Laura

Approximately 25 public power personnel from Tallahassee have already arrived in Lafayette, Louisiana, and another 80 are on their way to assist Lafayette Utilities System, a public power utility.

All Public Power Customers Hit by Hurricane Michael Have Power Back

"At peak, more than 400,000 customers in the region were without power with nearly 122,000 of them from five Florida public power communities..."