Seminole Electric Cooperative Inc. Selects TIC – The Industrial Company to Build New Natural Gas Plant
TAMPA, Fla. (April 18, 2018) — Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc. today announced that TIC – The Industrial Company has been selected as the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for a new 1,050-megawatt natural gas plant in Palatka, Florida. The power facility is part of Seminole’s long-term strategy to meet the future needs of electric cooperatives throughout Florida.
“Seminole is confident that TIC is the right EPC Contractor for this project. They have a great deal of experience on similar plants and have demonstrated that they are completely aligned with our shared vision for this important project,” said David Kezell, Seminole’s Director of Engineering & Capital Development. “TIC is a reputable organization and we look forward to outstanding outcomes for Seminole, our Member cooperatives and their Member owners, and our community.”
TIC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kiewit Corporation, one of North America’s largest construction and engineering organizations, which has contributed to more than 600 power-related projects over the past 10 years.
“We have a long-standing, successful track record in gas-fired power construction and are excited to work with Seminole Electric Cooperative,” said Kurt Clardy, senior vice president for TIC. “We take a lot of pride in our work and this project, which will help ultimately ensure that residents and businesses in Florida have accessible, reliable power for generations to come.”
Construction of the 2×1 gas-fired, combined cycle facility is expected to kick off in December 2019 with an anticipated substantial completion date in late 2022. Information on construction-related job opportunities, will be posted at www.ticcraftjobs.com in early 2019.
“The TIC and Kiewit teams bring a robust work ethic and a wealth of experience and expertise to the project,” said Dave Flickinger, executive vice president, Kiewit Energy Group Inc. “We look forward to delivering an exceptional, high-quality power facility to Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc.”
About TIC-The Industrial Company
TIC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kiewit Corporation and provides direct-hire construction services for industrial projects in the power, energy, mining and marine markets. For more information, visit www.ticus.com.
About Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Based in Tampa, Florida, Seminole is one of the largest generation and transmission cooperatives in the country. Its mission is to provide reliable, competitively priced, wholesale electric power to its nine not-for-profit, consumer-owned distribution electric cooperatives. Seminole and its Members collectively serve 1.7 million individuals and businesses in 42 Florida counties. For more information visit, www.seminole-electric.com.