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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’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 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...

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 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...

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...

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...

Area businesses encouraged to move Northwest Florida Forward at Gulf Power Symposium

SANDESTIN, Fla. –  Imagine it. Invent it. Design it. Build it. These are the phrases that greeted nearly 600 business and community leaders who traveled from...
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