Reedy brings decades of experience with Florida’s municipal electric utilities
ORLANDO, Fla., June 12, 2014 – The Florida Municipal Power Pool (FMPP) has named Thomas E. Reedy as Executive Director effective today.
Reedy will oversee the day-to-day operations of FMPP, an organization that combines the power-generating resources of Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA), Lakeland Electric and Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) to lower costs and enhance reliability. Including utilities served by FMPA and OUC, the Pool serves the combined electric needs of 20 communities in Florida.
Reedy has 36 years of experience in the electric utility industry, including almost 19 years with FMPA. He joined FMPA in 1995, leading the Agency’s Member Services Division and then its Power Resources Division. Reedy holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Florida, and he is a registered professional engineer in Florida.
Reedy replaces Thomas Washburn, who served as the Pool’s Director for eight years.
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Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) is a wholesale power company owned by 31 municipal electric utilities. FMPA provides economies of scale in power generation and related services to support community-owned electric utilities. The members of FMPA serve approximately two million Floridians.
Lakeland Electric is a full service municipal utility servicing over 120,000 customers with some of the most economically priced electricity in the state of Florida. Lakeland Electric is the third largest publicly owned utility in Florida and it was one of the first to offer power in the Sunshine State over 110 years ago.
Established in 1923 by a special act of the Florida Legislature, OUC—The Reliable One is the second largest municipal utility in Florida. OUC provides electric and water services to nearly 230,000 customers in Orlando, St. Cloud and parts of unincorporated Orange and Osceola counties.