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Okeechobee County Economic Development Corporation | 2229 NW 9th Ave Okeechobee, FL 34972 | P: 1 (863) 357-2334 | E: info@ocedcorp.com

OKEECHOBEE COUNTY CARES ACT BUSINESS GRANT  CLICK HERE for Guidelines and to Apply Online.

OKEECHOBEE COUNTY
Contact Us: 863.357.2334

OKEECHOBEE COUNTY CARES ACT BUSINESS GRANT  CLICK HERE for Guidelines and to Apply Online.

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Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), Florida’s largest electric utility and a leader in renewable energy. FPL’s rates for industrial customers are 40% below the national average and it has incentive rates to ensure that electricity costs are never a barrier to a site location decision. Contact FPL’s Office of Economic Development for an infrastructure assessment, rate quote, incentive rates and business sustainability programs.

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Glades Electric Cooperative is a not-for-profit, member-owned corporation dedicated to providing exceptional service. While most co-ops serve a base of predominantly residential services, GEC's customer base is 52 percent residential and 48 percent industrial/commercial. Glades Electric is a strong partner of economic development in Okeechobee County and offers competitive rates and support for its business members.

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Florida Public Utilities (FPU) is an investor-owned utility operating in Florida since 1924, providing natural gas, electric and propane gas products and service throughout the Sunshine state; is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK).  CPK is a 160-year old company, traded on the NYSE and headquartered in Dover, DE. Chesapeake has a solid track record, driven by our strong aspiration for growth and commitment to care for our employees, customers, investors and the communities we serve.

Natural gas plays an important role in economic growth and development in Florida. The Business Development team at FPU provides technical expertise and assistance and may implement special contracts to assist new industry/business clients in areas of pipeline/infrastructure expansion. As part of our strategic approach, we strive to identify solutions for more efficient energy use, generate savings for our customers and reduce carbon emissions to operate in an ecologically-aware manner while increasing environmental benefits throughout Florida.

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In addition to incentives aimed at stimulating economic activity, Florida ranks as one of the best states to run a business because of its pro-business state tax policies.

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