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Gulf Power withdraws rate hike

March 20, 2017

In a settlement filed this morning, Gulf Power has withdrawn their proposed fixed charge hike which would have cost consumers nearly $50 every month, regardless of how much power they used. The removal of this increase means that consumers…

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Regulators ready to grapple with Gulf Power rates

March 16, 2017

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA State regulators are poised to hear arguments about a request from Gulf Power to raise base electric rates for hundreds of thousands of customers in Northwest Florida, amid…

Business

Bentina Terry moving to Atlanta

February 3, 2017

Bentina Terry, Gulf Power’s Customer Service and Sales vice president, has been selected as senior vice president of the Metro Atlanta Region for Georgia Power. In this role, she will be responsible for the company’s operations,…

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League of Women Voters opposes Gulf Power rate hike

January 10, 2017

Press release: The League of Women Voters of Florida has been granted permission to intervene in a consumer challenge to an outrageous rate increase that Gulf Power is seeking from the state’s utility regulation panel, the…

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More want a say in Gulf Power rate hike case

December 19, 2016

A regulatory case about Gulf Power’s proposal to raise base electric rates could get more crowded. The League of Women Voters of Florida and the Sierra Club have filed petitions to formally intervene in the case,…

Environment Politics

DEP honors Gulf Power and Whiting Field

December 14, 2016

Yesterday, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Northwest District recognized the city of Tallahassee, Gulf Power and Naval Air Station Whiting Field for outstanding environmental stewardship. “On behalf of DEP and the State of Florida, I…

Caring

Help provide 5,000 blankets, 5,000 meals

December 9, 2016

As cold weather is upon us and the need is great in Pensacola’s homeless community, Waterfront Rescue Mission is hosting an initiative Warm Blankets, Hot Meals to provide 5,000 blankets and 5,000 meals to the homeless…

Business

Gulf Power seeks to block input on $106.8M rate hike

November 29, 2016

Gulf Power is asking state regulators to block the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy from intervening in a case about the utility’s proposal to raise base rates by $106.8 million next year. The Southern Alliance for…

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Pensacola roundup: week ending Nov. 12

November 12, 2016

Trump did what many felt was nearly impossible, sweeping the states of Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Ohio. He overwhelmingly beat Clinton in the suburbs and rural counties. Trump beat her 49%-47% in Florida. Read…

Business

Hoskins replaces Sammons at Gulf Power

November 10, 2016

Gulf Power announced today that Keith Hoskins, former commanding officer at Naval Air Station Pensacola, has been selected as the energy company’s new Western District general manager. He replaces Gary Sammons, who will retire at the…

Business

Gulf Power CEO proposes Hart for Enterprise Florida job

November 10, 2016

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Chris Hart, a former state lawmaker and the longtime president of CareerSource Florida, was added Wednesday to the shortlist to run the state’s business-recruitment agency. The Enterprise Florida…

Business

Gulf Power seeks $106M rate hike

October 12, 2016

Gulf Power, which provides electricity to about 450,000 customers in Northwest Florida, will seek a $106.78 million increase in base rates, according to a filing Wednesday with the state Public Service Commission. The utility gave notice…