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Community officially welcomes GKN Aerospace to Bay County

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Florida - Members of the community along with state and local officials gathered May 9 at the Northwest Florida Beaches International...

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’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...

New electric cranes in Panama City give port big lift

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - A new crane, a modified crane and a refrigerated container holding area at the Port of Panama City will give...

Pensacola businesses paved the way for the return of SkillsUSA State Conference

Next week, thousands of visitors will converge in Pensacola for this year’s SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference at the Pensacola Bay Center. Pensacola State College won...

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...
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...
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 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...
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