Tag: Gulf Power Co.

Staff ReportsOctober 24, 2018
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Gulf Power has beaten its estimate for returning electric power to 95 percent of its customers in the Hurricane Michael disaster zone by about 30 hours, the company announced Wednesday. That required rebuilding “a significant portion” of its grid in Bay County, where the company serves 103,000 customers, including more than 6,800 distribution poles. Following […]

Staff ReportsSeptember 13, 2018
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The caravan of utility repair crews headed north is growing larger, with Florida’s municipally owned power providers taking to the road to help with the Hurricane Florence cleanup. “As Hurricane Florence bears down on the Carolinas, Florida public power has prepared to respond by engaging our network of mutual aid,” said Amy Zubaly, executive director of […]

Staff ReportsSeptember 11, 2018
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Utility crews from throughout the Southeast sent crews to help Florida’s utilities recover from hurricanes. Now, with Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Carolinas, Florida utilities are returning the favor. Tampa Electric Co. has dispatched 250 line workers to backstop Duke Energy crews in North and South Carolina. They began the two-day drive Tuesday morning and […]

Michael MolineAugust 29, 2018
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The Public Service Commission agreed Wednesday to consider allowing three major electric utilities to boost the “economic development” fees they’re allowed to collect from customers by millions of dollars. The change would allow Florida Power & Light Co. to collect as much as $26.7 million annually by 2023. Tampa Electric Co. would collect $4.9 million, and […]


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