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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...

Gulf Power’s Florida First Sites helps draw major aerospace manufacturer

PANAMA CITY, Florida – Gulf Power’s Florida First Sites program pays off again helping to land a major employer in Northwest Florida — GKN Aerospace. It took a...

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...
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 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...

Cape Horn offshore boats breaks ground at Gulf Power’s Florida First Sites

MILTON, Florida – While driving around Santa Rosa County looking for an industrial site suited for relocation and expansion of his business, a local boat...

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...

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...
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...
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