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FMPA selects Fred Wilson & Associates to provide distribution engineering services for its members

August 1, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Jacksonville, Florida - The Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) entered into a contract with Fred Wilson & Associates to allow their municipal electric utility members to more easily obtain distribution engineering and related professional services. FMPA members can now initiate a project through FMPA without the time and expense of advertising the opportunity, evaluating qualifications, and negotiating a contract.

Engineering services covered under the new contract can include the following:

  • New overhead and underground lines
  • System analysis studies and reports
  • Troubleshooting for system losses and other operating challenges
  • Overhead-to-underground conversions and voltage upgrades
  • Storm hardening improvements
  • Relay engineering and protective coordination
  • Technical specifications for formal bidding

Contracts will be managed through FMPA representative Mike Siefert.

UPDATE March 23, 2010

Quincy, Florida - The City of Quincy has decided to use the FMPA contract to engage FW&A to handle a Power Supply Request for Proposals (RFP) process. The RFP process will result in a new wholesale power supply contract, to go into effect on January 1, 2011 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Services provided by FW&A will include preparing an RFP document package, analyzing responses, preparing recommendations, and assisting in contract negotiations. FW&A has committed to conducting a fair process that will result in a contract that is in the best interests of the City.

Founded in 1962, Fred Wilson & Associates, Inc., provides public and private clients with consulting services in the electrical, civil and structural engineering disciplines. The firm specializes in projects related to transportation infrastructure, civil and electric utility systems and power systems for campuses and large facilities.

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Contact:  Mike Siefert

Phone:  321.239.1065

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Mail:  Fred Wilson & Associates, Inc.
          3970 Hendricks Avenue
          Jacksonville, FL  32207-5398