Building Strong Communities

FMEA Awards

Member of the Year

Associate Member of the Year

E.C. Shreve, Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award

Friend of Florida Public Power Award

Restoring Communities Award

Safety Award

Building Strong Communities Award

Honorary Membership

Since 2015, FMEA’s Building Strong Communities Award recognizes Florida public power utilities for their community-focused programs. Previously named the Community Service Award, recipients are recognized for their efforts to offer programs and services that enhance the quality of life of their community.

Criteria and Selection Process: FMEA member utilities are required to submit an award application describing the programs and services being offered.

2020 2019 2018 2017
2016 2015 2014 2013
2012 2011 2010 2009
2008 2007 2006 2005
2020 Award Recipients
2020 Building Strong Communitites award
  • Beaches Energy Services
  • City of Blountstown
  • City of Bushnell
  • City of Chattahoochee
  • City of Homestead
  • City of Lake Worth Beach
  • City of Leesburg
  • City of Mount Dora
  • City of Newberry
  • City of Quincy
  • City of Tallahassee
  • City of Wauchula
  • City of Winter Park
  • Fort Pierce Utilities Authority
  • Gainesville Regional Utilities
  • JEA
  • Keys Energy Services
  • Kissimmee Utility Authority
  • Lakeland Electric
  • Ocala Electric Utility
  • Orlando Utilities Commission
  • Utilities Commission of New Smyrna Beach
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2019 Award Recipients
2019 Building Strong Communitites award
  • Beaches Energy Services
  • City of Bartow
  • City of Bushnell
  • City of Leesburg
  • City of Newberry
  • City of Tallahassee
  • City of Winter Park
  • Gainesville Regional Utilities
  • Keys Energy Services
  • Kissimmee Utility Authority
  • Lakeland Electric
  • Ocala Electric Utility
  • Orlando Utilities Commission
  • Utilities Commission City of New Smyrna
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2018 Award Recipients
2018 Building Strong Communitites award
  • Beaches Energy Services
  • City of Bushnell
  • City of Clewiston
  • City of Leesburg
  • City of Newberry
  • City of Tallahassee
  • City of Winter Park
  • Gainesville Regional Utilities
  • Keys Energy Services
  • Kissimmee Utility Authority
  • Lakeland Electric
  • Ocala Electric Utility
  • Orlando Utilities Commission
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2017 Award Recipients
2017 Building Strong Communitites award
  • Beaches Energy Services
  • City of Bushnell
  • City of Leesburg
  • City of Newberry
  • City of Tallahassee
  • Gainesville Regional Utilities
  • Keys Energy Services
  • Kissimmee Utility Authority
  • Lakeland Electric
  • Ocala Electric Utility
  • Orlando Utilities Commission
  • Town of Havana
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2016 Award Recipients
2016 Building Strong Communitites award
  • Beaches Energy Services
  • City of Bushnell
  • City of Leesburg
  • City of Newberry
  • City of Tallahassee
  • City of Winter Park
  • Fort Pierce Utilities Authority
  • Gainesville Regional Utilities
  • Keys Energy Services
  • Kissimmee Utility Authority
  • Lakeland Electric
  • Ocala Electric Utility
  • Orlando Utilities Commission
  • Town of Havana
  • Utilities Commission of New Smyrna Beach
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2015 Award Recipients
2015 Building Strong Communitites award
  • Beaches Energy Services
  • City of Bushnell
  • City of Clewiston
  • City of Homestead
  • City of Leesburg
  • City of Tallahassee
  • City of Winter Park
  • Fort Pierce Utilities Authority
  • Gainesville Regional Utilities
  • Keys Energy Services
  • Kissimmee Utility Authority
  • Lakeland Electric
  • Ocala Utility Services
  • Orlando Utilities Commission
  • Town of Havana
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FMEA Community Service Awards
2014 Award Recipients
2014 Building Strong Communitites award
  • Beaches Energy Services
  • City of Bushnell
  • City of Chattahoochee
  • City of Clewiston
  • City of Homestead
  • City of Tallahassee
  • City of Winter Park
  • Fort Pierce Utilities Authority
  • Gainesville Regional Utilities
  • JEA
  • Keys Energy Services
  • Kissimmee Utility Authority
  • Lakeland Electric
  • Ocala Utility Services
  • Orlando Utilities Commission
  • Town of Havana
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2013 Award Recipients
2013 Building Strong Communitites award
  • Beaches Energy Services
  • City of Alachua
  • City of Bushnell
  • City of Chattahoochee
  • City of Clewiston
  • City of Tallahassee
  • City of Winter Park
  • Fort Pierce Utilities Authority
  • Gainesville Regional Utilities
  • JEA
  • Keys Energy Services
  • Kissimmee Utility Authority
  • Lakeland Electric
  • Ocala Utility Services
  • Orlando Utilities Commission
  • Town of Havana
  • Utilities Commission of New Smyrna Beach
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2012 Award Recipients
2012 Building Strong Communitites award
  • Beaches Energy Services
  • City of Bartow
  • City of Bushnell
  • City of Chattahoochee
  • City of Leesburg
  • City of Tallahassee
  • Fort Pierce Utilities Authority
  • Gainesville Regional Utilities
  • Keys Energy Services
  • Kissimmee Utility Authority
  • Lakeland Electric
  • Ocala Utility Services
  • Orlando Utilities Commission
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2010 Award Recipients
2010 Building Strong Communitites award
  • Beaches Energy Services
  • City of Bartow
  • City of Bushnell
  • City of Chattahoochee
  • City of Tallahassee
  • Fort Pierce Utilities Authority
  • Gainesville Regional Utilities
  • Keys Energy Services
  • Kissimmee Utility Authority
  • Lakeland Electric
  • Ocala Utility Services
  • Orlando Utilities Commission
  • Town of Havana
  • Utilities Commission of New Smyrna Beach
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2008 Award Recipients
2008 Building Strong Communitites award
  • Beaches Energy Services
  • City of Bartow
  • City of Bushnell
  • City of Chattahoochee
  • City of Leesburg
  • City of Tallahassee
  • City of Winter Park
  • Fort Pierce Utilities Authority
  • Gainesville Regional Utilities
  • JEA
  • Keys Energy Services
  • Kissimmee Utility Authority
  • Lakeland Electric
  • Ocala Electric Utility
  • Orlando Utilities Commission
  • Town of Havana
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2007 Award Recipients
2007 Building Strong Communitites award
  • Beaches Energy Services
  • City of Bartow
  • City of Bushnell
  • City of Chattahoochee
  • City of Leesburg
  • City of Tallahassee
  • City of Winter Park
  • Fort Pierce Utilities Authority
  • Gainesville Regional Utilities
  • JEA
  • Keys Energy Services
  • Kissimmee Utility Authority
  • Lakeland Electric
  • Ocala Electric Utility
  • Orlando Utilities Commission
  • Town of Havana
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2006 Award Recipients
2006 Building Strong Communitites award
  • Beaches Energy Services
  • City of Bartow
  • City of Bushnell
  • City of Chattahoochee
  • City of Leesburg
  • City of Tallahassee
  • City of Winter Park
  • Fort Pierce Utilities Authority
  • Gainesville Regional Utilities
  • JEA
  • Keys Energy Services
  • Kissimmee Utility Authority
  • Lakeland Electric
  • Ocala Electric Utility
  • Orlando Utilities Commission
  • Town of Havana
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2005 Award Recipients
2005 Building Strong Communitites award
  • Beaches Energy Services
  • City of Bushnell
  • City of Green Cove Springs
  • City of Leesburg
  • Fort Pierce Utility Authority
  • Gainesville Regional Utilities
  • JEA
  • Keys Energy Services
  • Kissimmee Utility Authority
  • Lakeland Electric
  • New Smyrna Beach Utilities Commission
  • Orlando Utilities Commission
  • Town of Havana
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