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Putnam County Resident Eases To GOP Nod For State House

Tue, 08/30/2016 – 10:47pm Palatka BY: SCOTT J. BRYAN   Putnam County moved one step closer to having a hometown representative in the state Legislature. Chasing the legacy of former state Reps. Kelley Smith and Joe Pickens, Palatka native Bobby Payne eased to victory in the state House District 19 Republican primary race Tuesday. […]

August 30, 2016

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Seminole Touts Plans for Future

Electric coop says it’s focused on Palatka Thursday, 8/18/2016 BY: Brandon Oliver   Seminole Electric Cooperative officials on Thursday announced there is a chance the company could build another power plant in Putnam County. The power plant hosted an after-hours Putnam County Chamber of Commerce networking event, during which time Seminole CEO Lisa Johnson […]

August 19, 2016

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Seminole Electric Cooperative Employees Donate to Putnam County Community Baby Shower

Palatka, FL—During the month of July, Seminole Electric Cooperative employees  partnered with the United Way of Putnam County to donate baby diapers and wipes for the Putnam County Community Baby Shower. This event will be held on August 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Putnam Community Medical Center, located at 611 Zeagler […]

August 09, 2016

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Seminole Electric Cooperative Employees Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity

Tampa, FL—On Saturday, July 30, Seminole Electric Cooperative employees partnered with the Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County to help build a home for a local family. Seven Seminole employees, along with family members, joined the future Tampa-area homeowners to help frame and build-out the new home’s interior walls. “Habitat for Humanity is one of […]

August 03, 2016

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Seminole Electric announces 2.2-megawatt “Cooperative Solar” project

Today, Monday, March 21, 2016, Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Seminole) announced that it has finalized agreements for a 2.2-megawatt solar facility to be constructed at an existing Seminole owned site in Hardee County. This facility will be an important part of an expanding renewable energy portfolio at the cooperative. “I am proud to announce today […]

March 21, 2016

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Seminole Electric Cooperative Files Further Comments on EPA “Clean Power Plan”

Tampa, FL – Today, Thursday, January 21st, Seminole Electric Cooperative Inc. (Seminole) filed comments with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in regard to implementing the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP). “Seminole continues to believe that the Clean Power Plan will threaten the reliability and affordability of our Member’s electricity,” said Seminole CEO Lisa Johnson. “We […]

January 21, 2016

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Seminole Electric Cooperative Challenges EPA “Clean Power Plan” in Federal Court

TAMPA, FL – Today, Friday, October 23, 2015, Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc., in partnership with the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), filed a “Petition to Review” the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan (CPP). This petition asks the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to examine whether the […]

October 23, 2015

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Seminole Electric Reviewing EPA’s Clean Power Plan to Assess Impacts on its Coal-fired Facility

Tampa, Fla. – Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Seminole) CEO Lisa Johnson expressed both appreciation and concern today in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement and release of its final “Clean Power Plan.” The EPA’s regulation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, specifically carbon dioxide emissions, takes aim at existing coal-fired power plants, including […]

August 03, 2015

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Seminole Electric Testifies at House Committee Hearing on EPA’s Clean Power Plan and the RPA

Tampa, Fla. – Today, Seminole Electric Cooperative (Seminole) CEO and General Manager Lisa D. Johnson testified before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Energy and Power at a hearing addressing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed Clean Power Plan and the Ratepayer Protection Act. During the hearing, entitled “EPA’s Proposed 111(d) […]

April 14, 2015

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Seminole Electric Cooperative Issues Request for Proposals for Solar Energy

Tampa, Fla. – Seminole Electric Cooperative (Seminole) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for two (2) megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) energy. Specifically, Seminole is seeking proposals for all related output of the solar PV proposal obtained either through an Engineer, Procure, and Construct (EPC) contract or through a Purchase Power Agreement (PPA). […]

March 31, 2015