File photo of Mayor Lenny Curry.
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The city of Jacksonville has received $28.9 million from the Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program to go towards rent and utility payments for struggling families. 

A worker is silhouetted against the setting sun as he works on a power line in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Florida on Sept. 12, 2017.
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Richard Gentry, a lobbyist and former longtime general counsel of the Florida Home Builders Association, was unanimously approved with no debate Tuesday to represent the public in utility regulatory cases. 

JEA's downtown Jacksonville headquarters.
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A new report finds that Florida is one of the nation’s lowest-performing states when it comes to utility energy efficiency, echoing the findings of the previous year’s report.

Outside of Green Cove Springs city hall
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The Green Cove Springs City Utility is lifting its suspensions on disconnections beginning Thursday, April 30. 

JEA's downtown Jacksonville headquarters.
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During hearings in Tallahassee, the state’s major utilities asked the Florida Public Service Commission to lower their energy efficiency goals to near zero, and in JEA’s case zero, over the next decade.

JEA's downtown Jacksonville headquarters.
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Selling Jacksonville’s public utility, JEA, to a private company would make the transaction the biggest in the industry, according to experts.


Jacksonville’s public utility is moving forward with a plan to explore privatization. 

JEA’s board Tuesday unanimously approved the resolution, which is a response to falling revenues as customers use less electricity. 

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State regulators Tuesday unanimously approved a settlement agreement that includes $811 million in base-rate increases for customers of Florida Power & Light, with $400 million slated to take effect Jan. 1.