Author Archives: Garnie Holmes

Power Plant Approvals Face Challenges

Opponents of plans by Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc., for new power plants in Putnam and Pasco counties have filed challenges at the Florida Supreme Court, according to documents posted Wednesday on the court’s website. Quantum Pasco Power, L.P. and electric-cooperative … Continue reading

Operator/Maintainer – Keys Energy Services

Keys Energy Services, in Key West, Florida, is accepting applications for the following position in its power generation department: Operator/Maintainer Starting hourly rate: $31.02 – $33.97 (depending on experience) For more information, including job duties and required qualifications, and to … Continue reading

Brown, Clark Make First Cut for PSC Seats

Hoping to get reappointed for another four years, state utility regulators Julie Brown and Gary Clark are among the six “most qualified” applicants who will be interviewed next month for seats on the Florida Public Service Commission. The Florida Public … Continue reading

Utility Supply Center Manager – City of Tallahassee

This is an advanced highly responsible professional, supervisory and administrative position that involves inventory analysis, management, oversight, and logistics at the Electric Utility’s main Utility Supply Center (USC). TALLAHASSEE, FL Best known as Florida’s capital city, Tallahassee shares a deep-rooted … Continue reading

OUC Helps Drivers Navigate Electric Roadmap

Scores of OUC customers – commercial and residential – interested in making the transition from oil to electrons went behind the wheel of Teslas, Chevrolets, Mitsubishis, BMWs, and Nissans at OUC’s inaugural Electric Car Guest Drive this past weekend. Held … Continue reading

Regulators Weigh Power Restoration Issues

After Hurricane Irma knocked out power to millions of Floridians, state regulators Tuesday took up a draft report about preparing for future storms and grappled with issues such as underground power lines and finding ways to increase tree trimming. The … Continue reading

Florida Public Power Leaders Receive National Awards

The Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) and Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) announced four Florida public power leaders were honored with American Public Power Association (APPA) national awards. Recognized were Amy Zubaly, FMEA Executive Director, Frederick (Fred) Bryant, former FMPA … Continue reading