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Clinton begins plans for future power sales

Clinton, South Carolina – Seeking to lessen the possibility of electric rate hikes for the city in coming years, Clinton City Council last week instructed Clinton City Manager Tom Brooks to develop contracts with Piedmont Municipal Power Agency for the potential sale of excess electric capacity starting in 2029. The sale will only involve excess…

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Thursday PMPA meeting offers solution for supplemental power discord

Update note: Includes broader supplemental power agreements description. While the city councils of Laurens and Clinton handled an issue in very different ways, both councils approved resolutions this week ahead of a Thursday morning, Nov. 21, meeting of the Piedmont Municipal Power Authority. At issue is the supplemental power agreements that the 10 cities have…

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City of Clinton offers warnings about upcoming heat

Clinton, S.C. – With a 10-day forecast including heat indexes above 100 degrees and daytime temps in the upper 90’s, the City of Clinton is warning residents to check on family and friends, especially the young and elderly who may have more difficulty in the extreme weather. The office of the City Manager encouraged residents to avoid exposure by drinking plenty…

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