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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

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Seminole employees wear pink to support Breast Cancer Awareness

On Friday, October 18, Seminole employees and our Board of Trustees wore pink to support Breast Cancer Awareness month. This annual health campaign brings communities together to raise awareness and funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure. Seminole is proud to support this cause!   ###   Based in Tampa, Florida, […]

October 18, 2019

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Seminole prepares for Hurricane Dorian

Tampa, Florida – Seminole and its Member distribution cooperatives stand ready to ride out Hurricane Dorian and to restore power to affected areas as quickly and safely as possible. Seminole follows a robust hurricane preparedness plan when any storm approaches its service territory, including the preparation of all affected facilities to endure hurricane-force winds. The […]

August 30, 2019

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Seminole solidifies bond with Putnam

Palatka Daily News By Wayne Smith on Friday, August 16, 2019 Seminole Electric plans on staying in Putnam County for years to come as it moves forward on plans to build a new natural gas-fired plant. The nonprofit cooperative updated local officials Thursday on the timeline of the $727 million project. Seminole Electric executives said construction at […]

August 17, 2019

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The Rural Electrification Story Presented at Havana Shade Tobacco Museum

Havana, FL – Seminole Electric Cooperative (Seminole) and its Member Talquin Electric Cooperative (Talquin), presented the rural electric cooperative story to visitors of the Smithsonian traveling exhibit, “Crossroads: Change in Rural America” at the Havana Shade Tobacco Museum. Seminole and Talquin, sponsored an exhibit displaying the history of electric cooperatives. The exhibit begins with the […]

June 05, 2019

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Seminole CEO, Lisa Johnson, Named April’s “Champions in Energy” Honoree

Seminole Electric Cooperative (Seminole) CEO and General Manager Lisa Johnson was named April’s “Champions in Energy” honoree by Florida’s Women in Energy Leadership Forum. The Forum’s Champions in Energy monthly series recognizes leaders within the energy industry, both men and women, who enthusiastically support and promote a purposeful inclusion of thought diversity in their respective […]

April 22, 2019