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Gulf Power Foundation contributes nearly $100,000 for Hurricane Sally recovery

PENSACOLA, Fla. — As rebuilding and recovery continues for those affected by Hurricane Sally, the Gulf Power Foundation has contributed $100,000 to four local charitable and non-profit organizations in Northwest Florida that continue to...

Gulf Power’s annual Economic Symposium focuses on looking beyond 2020

SANDESTIN, Fla. – An eye chart greeted the more than 500 business and community leaders in the region at the 23rd annual Gulf Power...

Gulf Power named on prestigious list of top U.S. utilities in economic development

Gulf Power and sister company Florida Power & Light Company, under parent NextEra Energy, Inc., are honored to be recognized on Site Selection magazine’s...

Gulf Power Economic Symposium kicks off with a focus on Our Time. Our Place....

As more than 600 business and community leaders from around the region and state gathered for the 22nd Gulf Power Economic Symposium, they were...

Hurricane Michael shifts Gulf Power Economic Symposium to April

Gulf Power is excited to announce new dates after postponing its 22nd Economic Symposium in October because of Hurricane Michael. The new dates are April...
Rick Byars

Gulf Power’s Rick Byars named top 50 in economic development

Gulf Power’s Rick Byars, Economic Development & Major Accounts general manager, has been named as one of Consultant Connect’s North America’s Top 50 Economic...

Gulf Power Business Connect gives Warfighters a fighting chance

Army veteran Matthew Jeffries of Pensacola had a unique idea for a new tech business that could benefit the Department of Defense and young...
Michael Polo, ACMT president

Bay County lands aerospace manufacturer

Story courtesy of the Bay Economic Development Alliance ACMT Inc. investing $20 million in the county Panama City, Florida– The Bay Economic Development Alliance (BayEDA), the...

Gulf Power helps Panama City Beach restaurant power up kitchen of the future

Tourists from all around the country, as well as many locals, flock to one of Panama City Beach’s favorite seafood restaurants. Only open nine...
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