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Seminole Celebrates “Smart Garden” Ribbon Cutting

Seminole Electric Cooperative (Seminole) partnered with Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC), the University of Florida (UF/IFAS) North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC)-Suwannee Valley, and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) to host a ribbon-cutting celebration of the Smart Garden indoor agriculture container at UF/IFAS – Suwannee Valley on April 7, 2022. Lisa Johnson, Seminole’s […]

April 11, 2022

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Electric Cooperatives collaborate with University of Florida to conduct “Smart Garden” project

Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC), Seminole Electric Cooperative (Seminole), the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), and the University of Florida (UF) North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC)-Suwannee Valley, have come together to conduct a new indoor agriculture research project in Live Oak, Florida. Indoor agriculture is a method of growing crops or plants, usually […]

February 04, 2022

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Tony Weeks Elected President of the Seminole Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees

March 17, 2021 TAMPA, FL – The Board of Trustees of Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Seminole) is pleased to announce they have unanimously elected Tony Weeks from Central Florida Electric Cooperative to be their next President. Seminole is governed by a 27-member Board of Trustees. The Board is composed of three representatives from each of Seminole’s […]

March 17, 2021

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Seminole Employees Give Back in 2020

Throughout 2020, Seminole Employees donated more than $30,000 to charitable organizations that support the communities in which we live, work, and serve. Top recipients of these dollars included Feed the Need of Putnam County, Fisher House, the Hardee Help Center, Joshua House, Metropolitan Ministries, and the Rodeheaver Boys Ranch. Seminole employee funds raised this year […]

January 22, 2021

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Seminole CEO, Lisa Johnson, featured in the Florida 500

Lisa Johnson, Seminole’s CEO and General Manager, was recently named to the Florida 500 by Florida Trend Magazine. The Florida 500 highlights the 500 most influential executives in different economic sectors throughout the state. This immense, year-long research initiative by the editors of Florida Trend has resulted in a personal, engaging look at the state’s […]

September 23, 2020

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‘Vote of Confidence’ Seminole receives massive loan to embark on new addition

Palatka Daily News By: Nick Blank on September 1, 2020 Seminole receives massive loan to embark on new addition Seminole Electric Cooperative has received confirmation of $727 million in federal loans to build its gas-fired plant in Putnam County, expected to be operational in early 2023. The loan will be used to help finance Seminole’s […]

September 01, 2020

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Seminole Electric gives back for COVID-19 relief

In July, Seminole employees organized a three-week giving campaign to benefit those affected by COVID-19 in their surrounding communities. The campaign, “Seminole Gives: COVID-19 Pandemic Relief,” gave employees the opportunity to come together to donate monetary gifts or in-kind materials. The campaign benefited three organizations: The Hardee Help Center in Wauchula, FL; Metropolitan Ministries in […]

August 06, 2020

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Seminole Charges On

Palatka Daily News By Wayne Smith on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Company continuing with site upgrades (The construction site is cleared for work.) Seminole Electric’s $727 million project to build a new natural gas-fired unit at its Palatka plant remains on schedule. Seminole representatives updated Putnam County officials last week on the progress of the […]

April 14, 2020

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Seminole Contracts Solar Facilities with Florida Renewable Partners

Seminole has contracted with Florida Renewable Partners, LLC (FRP) – part of Juno Beach, Florida-based NextEra Energy – to build new solar generating facilities to provide solar power to Seminole’s nine Member distribution electric cooperatives through purchased power agreements. The four new photovoltaic (PV) solar sites – which will be constructed, owned, and operated by […]

February 03, 2020