Florida Public power utilities are pushing the envelope with Advanced Metering Infrastructure technologies and initiatives. Collaboration between cities, their utilities, employees, and their communities have made the projects successful.
When the City of Tallahassee realized a need for power they used Integrated Resource Planning to strategize their future. The process weighs pros and cons of various energy alternatives, and has resulted in a comprehensive and balanced energy strategy benefiting their entire community.
The City of Newberry will receive funding and support from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity to implement the Competitive Florida Partnership program to further economic development. The City, along with DEO staff, will coordinate the project, with support from elected officials and input from the public.
Microgrids are a modern, small-scale version of a centralized electricity system. Partnering together, Shands Cancer Hospital and Gainesville Regional Utilities have improved reliability and taken advantage of each other’s competencies with a custom-made microgrid.
The callout process is an order to report for service at an untypical time or place. Lakeland Electric uses an automated callout system to streamline their process, reduce costs, and track records.
To provide standby power generation for use during outages and/or to manage peak demand costs, PowerSecure, Inc., partners with public power utilities to offer interactive distributed generation, solar power, and lighting products and services, to commercial, industrial and government accounts.
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