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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 […]

Flo-Gas Corporation, Subsidiary Of Florida Public Utilities Company, Announces Purchase Of Crescent Propane

January 15, 2012–Flo-Gas Corporation, a subsidiary of Florida Public Utilities Company, announced today its purchase of the assets of Crescent Propane, a propane company headquartered in Newberry, Florida. Crescent Propane was founded over ten years ago and provides propane service to just over 800 residents and commercial accounts in western Alachua County.  Locally-owned and operated […]

New Survey Shows That 98% Of Chefs Prefer Cooking With Gas

November 21, 2011–From newspaper ads to television commercials, Florida Public Utilities has long-informed customers that ‘9-out-of-10 chefs prefer cooking with natural gas’. Now, new research indicates that the numbers behind such a statement may be, in fact, stronger than the words. According to a June survey conducted by Fryett Consulting Group and sponsored by the […]

FPU Dedicates More Than $50,000 To Its NW Florida Communities

November 10, 2011—Symbolizing the latest in a long history of strong community involvement, FPU has now contributed more than 50-grand to enriching its Northwest Florida communities this year. Local contributions have been put toward initiatives related to Cottondale High School, Florida Sherriff’s Youth ranch, Marianna Parks and Recreation, the Historic Russ House and countless other local organizations—officially adding up to a grand […]