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Vero Beach Delays Action on Utilities

Vero Beach and much of Indian River County is suffering from a tumor that is the Vero Beach municipal electric utility. Yet Vero city officials want to put a band-aid on the growing cancer. The city buys more than half of its electricity from Orlando Utilities. City officials have been negotiating with the utility for […]

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Vero Beach Electric Rates to go Down but Not by Much

After decades of ripping off electric customers in Indian River County the Vero Beach power provider is celebrating itself for lowering rates. The city could save about $126 million over the 14 years of the amended contract with Orlando Utilities Commission, City Manager Jim O’Connor estimated. Consultants still are analyzing how much the average customer […]

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