News & Events
On July 18, 2014, Florida Public Utilities (FPU) will celebrate the 90th anniversary of its incorporation. Established in 1924, the business was founded as a provider of gas energy, with a customer base of approximately 1,300. Today, FPU serves approximately 118,000 customers, and provides natural gas, electricity and propane gas service to growing residential, commercial […]
June 9, 2014— Over the course of the next few weeks, FPU will be conducting system improvements that will require the closing of the following roads in Fernandina Beach: Single, town-bound lane on 8th street (between Sadler Road and Lime Street) Single, northbound lane on First Coast Highway (between Scott Road and Ian Drive) As […]
May 21, 2014—FPU Energy Conservation Representative Mason Brock delivered an energy conservation presentation to third graders during Career Day at Liberty Park Elementary School located in Greenacres. Turning the lights off when you leave the room, keeping doors closed to reduce the loss of conditioned air and being safe around electric sockets to avoid injury […]
May 19, 2014— Under Executive Order 13604, President Obama has called for action to upgrade and modernize our nation’s natural gas infrastructure, highlighting his administration’s efforts to streamline the federal permitting process and reduce the timelines for approving projects. These reforms will increase early coordination of multi-agency permitting processes to reduce costs for utilities and […]
May 13, 2014—FPU served as “Captain Sponsor” for the 51st Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival. The event took place in Fernandina Beach from Friday, May 2nd through Sunday, May 4th.
May 1, 2014—FPU was a “Gold Food Line Sponsor” at the 23rd Annual Albert D. Downs Wild Game Feast. The event was hosted by DeLand Breakfast Rotary Club, and took place on Thursday, May 1st at the Volusia County Fairgrounds.
April 29, 2014—FPU announced plans to participate in the 2014 Relay For Life Event. This year’s menu will feature a Mexican themed lunch and dinner as part of the Company’s strategy for winning the title of “Best Food Booth” for the third year in a row. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society, […]
March 12, 2014—On the heels of the Commercial Conservation Rebate Program’s recent approval, Florida Public Utilities wasted no time bringing employees, Energy Partners and other interested parties up to speed on one of the natural gas industry’s hottest technologies. Held on February 24th at the FPU Operations Facility in West Palm Beach, FPU’s Commercial Tankless […]
March 21, 2014—Florida Public Utilities took on the role of host at the “Energizing the Future” Golf Tournament, dedicating all proceeds to local Nassau County schools. In addition to serving as presenter of the event, FPU also invited Company employees to participate in the golf tournament, which took place at Ocean Links Golf Course at […]
March 20, 2014—Aleida Socarras, FPU’s Director of Marketing & Sales, took home the Corporate Stiletto Award at the Central Palm Beach County Community Foundation WOW (Women of Worth) Stiletto Awards. The annual event honors outstanding women who have achieved professional excellence, serve their community, and have strengthened and enriched the quality of life in Central […]