Greener Communities, Greener World Web site Launched

Orlando, Fla., Jan. 15, 2009 – The Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) launched a new Web site to showcase the Agency’s strategic initiative to find solutions for today’s environmental challenges. The site, located at, describes the Agency’s efforts to increase clean energy sources, promote energy conservation and expand green practices in FMPA’s work environment.

“This Web site describes how we’re developing a clean, secure and sustainable energy future while continuing to provide reliable, affordable electricity,” said Interim General Manager Nick Guarriello. “FMPA and its member cities are proud to do our part to conserve energy and protect the environment, and even prouder to share our efforts with the communities we serve.”

FMPA is a wholesale power agency owned by municipal electric utilities in Florida. FMPA provides all the wholesale power needs of 15 cities, including Bushnell, Clewiston, Fort Meade, Fort Pierce, Green Cove Springs, Town of Havana, Jacksonville Beach, Key West, Kissimmee, Lake Worth, Leesburg, Newberry, Ocala, Starke and Vero Beach.

FMPA’s strategic initiative, called “Greener Communities, Greener World,” was launched in March 2008 to renew and reinvigorate the Agency’s commitment to move forward with environmentally responsible efforts. The intent of the initiative is to focus efforts on this important goal, take green efforts to a new level and communicate to the public.

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Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) is a wholesale power company owned by 30 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 2 million Floridians. FMPA’s members include Alachua, Bartow, Blountstown, Bushnell, Chattahoochee, Clewiston, Fort Meade, Fort Pierce, Gainesville, Green Cove Springs, Havana, Homestead, Jacksonville Beach, Key West, Kissimmee, Lake Worth, Lakeland, Leesburg, Moore Haven, Mount Dora, New Smyrna Beach, Newberry, Ocala, Orlando, Quincy, St. Cloud, Starke, Vero Beach, Wauchula and Williston. Additional information is available on the Internet at

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