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Latest News

JEA Receives Statewide Recognition for Mutual Aid Work

Jan. 10, 2023 - The Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) has recognized JEA with a Restoring Communities Award for its work providing mutual aid to fellow municipal electric utilities during the past year.
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JEA Offers Tips During Severe Cold Weather

Dec. 24, 2022 - Hard freeze warnings are in place for Northeast Florida, and wind chills will make temperatures feel like the single digits in many areas. The region will experience below-freezing temperatures, which leads to increased energy usage.
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JEA Offers Tips in Advance of Severe Cold Weather

Dec. 20, 2022 - An arctic cold front is expected to arrive in Northeast Florida later this week, bringing extended severe cold weather to JEA customers starting Friday.
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JEA’s Women’s, Men’s Teams Win Top Honors at Statewide Water Competition

Dec. 12, 2022 – JEA teams, including the utility’s first-ever competitive women’s team, took home first-place awards at the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) Competition in Orlando, Nov. 28-30..
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All Storm Restorations Continue Today; JEA to Lift Limited Emergency Operations

Nov. 11, 2022 -- JEA crews continue work to address remaining outages following Tropical Storm Nicole. The utility will lift its Limited Emergency status at 6 p.m. today.
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JEA Prepares for Subtropical Storm Nicole

Nov. 8, 2022 -- JEA is closely monitoring Subtropical Storm Nicole to ensure the utility is ready to respond as quickly as possible to any customer service needs in the wake of the storm’s impacts, particularly if it intensifies prior to landfall.
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JEA Receives Statewide Recognition for Community Work in Northeast Florida

Nov. 4, 2022 -- The Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) has recognized JEA with its “Building Strong Communities” award for making valuable investments that enhance the quality of life in Northeast Florida.
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JEA Honors Local Agency Partners for Their Work in the Community

Oct. 20, 2022 -- JEA hosted its eighth annual “Light it Forward” Awards today to honor local human services advocates for their dedication and commitment to serving Jacksonville residents in need.
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JEA Names Pedro Melendez Vice President, Planning, Engineering & Construction

Oct. 3, 2022 -- JEA has appointed utility veteran Pedro Melendez to the newly created position of vice president of Planning, Engineering & Construction. He will report to Chief Operating Officer Raynetta Curry Marshall.
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