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FPU debuts new water plant with open house and reception

Fayetteville Public Utilities’ new Water Treatment Plant is in full operation and is meeting its expectations of producing higher volumes of drinking water while also raising the bar for wate

FPU leaders earn Director Gold Certificate through national utility board training

Three members of the Fayetteville Public Utilities Board of Directors recently completed the Director Gold Certificate program through the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).

FPU announces December’s electric rate changes

Fayetteville Public Utilities’ (FPU) electric customers will see higher December bills as a result of the increases in the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) winter season energy rate a

Student Utility Board learns about FPU’s natural gas operations

The Fayetteville Public Utilities Student Utility Board learned about the natural gas department during their November meeting.

FPU’s Harvest of Hope Food Drive Begins

Fayetteville Public Utilities invites you to donate canned and non-perishable food items in the annual Harvest of Hope Food Drive sponsored by FPU.

FPU completes West Lincoln Road upgrades

Fayetteville Public Utilities recently upgraded 1.2 miles of single-phase electric line along West Lincoln Road to 3-phase to increase capacity and accommodate the growing electric load in the

FPU wears pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Fayetteville Public Utilities’ employees joined in October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing the signature pink lapel pins, pink hard hats and special awareness campaign T

FPU’s student board tours new water treatment plant

Fayetteville Public Utilities Student Utility Board (SUB) recently toured the new Water Treatment Plant and learned how Fayetteville’s water is taken from the Elk River and turned into clean

Electric fuel costs decrease

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) announced this week that the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) total monthly fuel cost will decrease slightly this month.

FPU sends crew of eight to assist with Florida hurricane recovery

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) sent an eight-man electric crew and four utility trucks to the Clay Electric Cooperative service area in Keystone Heights, Florida, to assist with recovery effor

FPU, TVA electric rates change this month

In addition to TVA’s 1.5 percent rate increase effective October 1, Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) has slightly modified its own local rate structure effective this month.

High school juniors are offered FPU writing contest, chance to win U.S. capital tour

High school juniors have a chance to win the week-long tour of our nation’s capital on the annual Washington Youth Tour in June.

FPU's youth board learns about electricity, importance of reliability

Last month, Fayetteville Public Utilities’ (FPU) Student Utility Board learned how electricity is distributed, maintained and repaired to keep our community’s lights on.

FPU offers Free Fall Light Up for natural gas customers

Fayetteville Public Utilities offers its Free Fall Light Up program to all existing FPU natural gas customers.

Expect slight decrease in September’s electric fuel cost

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) announced this week that, although the change is minimal, the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) total monthly fuel cost for September will decrease by 3 c

FPU welcomes new youth board

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) recently welcomed seven local high school seniors who will serve on the 2016-2017 Student Utility Board (SUB).

FPU's water plant receives award of excellence

Fayetteville Public Utilities’ Water Treatment Plant was honored recently for its efficient and safe operations.

Electric fuel cost sees slight decrease in August

Fayetteville Public Utilities announced this week that the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) total monthly fuel cost for August will decrease by $0.21 on the average electric bill for 1,330

“Electrifying Minds for 25 Years” at 4-H Electric Camp

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) participated in the annual 4-H Electric Camp, June 28-July 1, teaching 6th and 7th graders about electric applications and safety.

Three visit nation’s capital, experience ‘trip of a lifetime’

Nearly 140 high school seniors from across Tennessee have returned from a weeklong “trip of a lifetime” courtesy of their rural electric systems.

FPU’s natural gas tie line complete

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) recently completed the 9.1 miles of natural gas tie-line construction.

Low hydro generation helps drive July’s electric fuel cost up

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) announced this week that electric customers will see an increase in the total monthly fuel cost charge on their bills effective July 1.

FPU upgrades Lynchburg Highway electric three-phase

In recent weeks, Fayetteville Public Utilities’ (FPU) electric crews completed upgrades along Lynchburg Highway and in the Mulberry community which now supply greater capacity and enhanced re

Give Dad a Broilmaster grill for Father’s Day

With Father’s Day approaching, a Broilmaster gas grill from Fayetteville Public Utilities would make the perfect gift he can enjoy all year long!

FPU telecom rates to increase July 1

Fayetteville Public Utilities’ (FPU) cable television and high-speed Internet services will increase July 1 as the result of two continuous concerns: increasing costs of cable network program

Summer seasonal rates to begin in June

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) customers will see an overall increase on their average electric bill of 7.4 % in June.

Hampton awarded TVA Power Play Scholarship

Leah Hampton is one of 35 graduating high school seniors who received the prestigious $4,000 Power Play Scholarship offered by the Tennessee Valley Authority and its power distributors.

FPU’s Student Utility Board receives awards, Kagen Buntley is scholarship recipient

The Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) Student Utility Board (SUB) members were joined by their parents as they recently gathered for the final 2015-2016 meeting to celebrate their year of service

Six win FPU writing contest, top winners to tour DC

Six students from Lincoln County have been named winners of Fayetteville Public Utilities’ (FPU) short story writing contest.

National Electrical Safety Month, FPU encourage safe practices

May is National Electrical Safety Month, and Fayetteville Public Utilities reminds you that many injuries and home fires can be prevented simply by understanding basic electrical safety principles

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