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Jacksonville utility JEA is sending more than 40 workers to assist in power restoration efforts on the island of Puerto Rico.

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Around 60,600 JEA customers are still without power Thursday afternoon after Hurricane Irma hit the First Coast early Monday morning.

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Jacksonville’s community-owned utility company is shutting down a large coal-fired power plant that’s served the area for 30 years.


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A new partnership between JEA, Florida State College at Jacksonville and Sandalwood High School is promising to prepare more young people for a career in cyber security.

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JEA board members will decide at next Tuesday's meeting whether the community-owned utility's CEO will get a $65,000 bonus.

CEO Paul McElroy’s raise is being discussed at the same time JEA is under EEOC investigation for allegations of racial discrimination by a handful of employees.

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This article was updated at 2:45 p.m.

With primary early voting underway, WJCT News is taking a close look at what voters are deciding in our series, “What’s On Your Ballot?”

State Constitutional Amendment 4, which would make it cheaper for property owners and businesses to buy and install solar panels, is the first of two opposing solar amendments Floridians will vote on this year.


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Jacksonville Electric Authority might revise a proposal to limit the amount it reimburses rooftop solar-panel users for their excess energy.

The municipal utility said Thursday it is considering a 30-percent decrease in reimbursement.


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Jacksonville’s utility company is in hot water after emails revealed possible violations of  state public-records law.

A Florida Times-Union investigation found JEA’s board may have used prepared statements to discuss decisions made ahead of public meetings.

The possible infraction is the latest issue straining JEA’s relationship with the mayor’s office.