JEA contests franchise fee increase; provides explanation for customers in Orange Park
When the Town of Orange Park sought a franchise fee increase for JEA customers, a bit of research prevented the fee raises.
Nanotherapeutics expanding to 150 jobs with help from the City of Alachua
State and local incentives kept the biopharmaceutical company, Nanotherapeutics, from expanding out of Alachua. The City of Alachua’s electric utility, in collaboration with other utilities, helped land the project, creating job growth and opportunities.
OUC helps Amcor grow in Orlando
Orlando Utilities Commission is using a three-pronged approach to retain, recruit and encourage expansion of businesses in their service territory. With Economic Development now more important than ever, this strategy is working.
Economic Development highlighted in Ocala with new Fedex Ground
With help from the Ocala Utility Services, the City of Ocala will soon be home to a new Fedex ground distribution center, helping Ocala meet its goal of becoming the area’s economic hub. Collaboration between the city and utilities made the project possible.
Lake Worth promotes Economic Development with Incentive Rates
The Economic Development Electricity Incentive Program in Lake Worth offers a rate discount to business customers who create both jobs and additional electric load. The rate program is more reasonable than FPL’s, making it easier for small businesses to qualify.
Lakeland Electric helps bring data storage and protection facility to Lakeland
Lakeland Electric’s high reliability made possible the addition of a new $20 million Colo5 data center to the community. The facility will create a number of new jobs in the beginning, then expand to offer even more job opportunities.
Gainesville Regional Utilities uses Load Profiler to help its Customers Reduce Costs
Understanding consumption is the key to making the necessary changes to hold down costs and use power resources wisely. Gainesville Regional Utilities is working with customers to provide this information.
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- Florida Currents – FMEA Community Service Awards
- Florida Public Power Events – The Energy Connections Conference makes it’s Return
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