Sunshine State Stats, May 2018

Sunshine State Stats, May 2018

May 2018 was slightly cooler on average than May 2017. The average temperature was 77°, while May of 2017 had an average temperature of 79°. Rainfall for May of 2018 was 8.28 inches compared to last May at 2.71 inches.     There were 363 cooling degree days and 0 heating degree days for May […]

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SECO Energy Debuts Interactive StormCenter Map with Email, Text and Voice Notifications

SECO Energy Debuts Interactive StormCenter Map with Email, Text and Voice Notifications

Just in time for the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, SECO Energy debuts all-new StormCenter platforms. StormCenter offers members enhanced outage reporting capability, real-time restoration estimates and a brand-new communications suite giving members the power to manage outage notifications.   Over the last year, SECO researched a number of outage map and communications vendors before contracting […]

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Nature’s Reflections – Southern Black Racer

Nature’s Reflections – Southern Black Racer

Fast Moving and Built for Speed, but Harmless   The southern black racer (Coluber constrictor priapus) is a common, non-venomous snake found in Florida and parts of the southeastern U.S. Its black body, gray belly and distinctive white chin are covered with rows of smooth dorsal scales. Adults are two to three feet long, although […]

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SECO News, June 2018

SECO News, June 2018

Duncan’s Digest   SECO Energy invests heavily in outage prevention. We spend about $10 million annually on vegetation management to reduce tree-related outages. Our storm hardening program includes diligent inspection and replacement of utility poles that won’t withstand heavy storms. We frequently upgrade the infrastructure that serves your energy needs so that you receive the […]

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SECO Energy Trustee Dennison Earns NRECA Director Gold Certification

SECO Energy Trustee Dennison Earns NRECA Director Gold Certification

SECO Energy District 4 Trustee and Vice President Richard Dennison has completed the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) Director Gold Credential Program.   According to the NRECA, the Director Gold credential recognizes utility professionals who are committed to advancing their knowledge and performing their fiduciary duty to the best of their ability. Before obtaining […]

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SECO Energy Raises $29,462 for Relay For Life’s “Hunt for a Cure”

SECO Energy Raises $29,462 for Relay For Life’s “Hunt for a Cure”

SECO Energy joined the movement of fighting cancer with its “Hunting for A Cure” team slogan during the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life annual fundraising campaign. Year after year, SECO’s employees enthusiastically adhere to one the cooperative’s core values – Commitment to Community – by supporting local community projects and causes. This year, SECO […]

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SECO Energy Congratulates 2018 Scholarship Awardees

SECO Energy Congratulates 2018 Scholarship Awardees

May 1, 2018 – SECO Energy is a not-for-profit electric cooperative operating for the benefit of its members. As a member-focused cooperative, SECO is committed to delivering reliable, safe, affordable power to its members and focuses on community enrichment.   SECO Energy’s Board of Trustees first approved the scholarship program for local students in 1996. […]

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Sunshine State Stats, April 2018

Sunshine State Stats, April 2018

April 2018 was slightly cooler on average than April 2017. The average temperature was 72°, while April of 2017 had an average temperature of 74°. Rainfall for April of 2018 was 3.46 inches compared to last April at 2.33 inches.     There were 208 cooling degree days and 6 heating degree days for April […]

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Nature’s Reflections – Florida Osprey

Nature’s Reflections – Florida Osprey

The Fish Eagle – Master of the Catch   The osprey (Pandion haliaetus), Florida’s fish eagle, gets its name from the Latin word for sea eagle. These eagle-like birds of prey catch fish with impeccable precision and finesse. Measuring 21 to 24 inches in length, ospreys have long, pointed wings spanning six feet. The head, […]

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SECO News, May 2018

SECO News, May 2018

Duncan’s Digest   Founded in 1938, SECO Energy is a not-for-profit electric cooperative currently serving over 200,000 homes and businesses in Central Florida with affordable, reliable power. As a member, you depend on us during extreme heat, cold, inclement weather and especially during hurricane season.     Our newly produced “Rugged, Reliable and Ready” video […]

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