Cooperative Rewards – the Smart Thermostat Pilot Project

Cooperative Rewards – the Smart Thermostat Pilot Project

SECO Energy is a participant in a new smart thermostat pilot project called Cooperative Rewards. This pilot is hosted by our wholesale power provider, Seminole Electric Cooperative. In fact, all nine of Seminole’s distribution cooperatives are participants in Cooperative Rewards and will each have a very limited number of actual members enrolled in the small […]

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SECO Energy Board Compensation Statement

SECO Energy Board Compensation Statement

SECO Energy was founded in 1938 as Sumter Electric Cooperative, Inc., a small not-for-profit rural electric utility serving a few hundred folks in the Webster area. Over the years, sound financial management, appropriate governance policies and economic growth in Central Florida have resulted in the cooperative doing business today as a fiscally sound SECO Energy […]

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Sunshine State Stats, July 2018

Sunshine State Stats, July 2018

July 2018 was pretty darn hot with nearly daily rain showers. The average high was 90°. The average temperature was 82°, while July of 2017 had an average temperature of 84°. The average low was 75°, compared with an average low of 76° last July. Rainfall for July of 2018 was 7.45 inches compared to […]

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Florida Electric Cooperatives Association Honors SECO Trustee Vick

Florida Electric Cooperatives Association Honors SECO Trustee Vick

The Florida Electric Cooperatives Association (FECA) honored SECO Energy’s District 5 Trustee Ray Vick for his long-time service to FECA. Mr. Vick has worked closely with Florida’s statewide cooperative association and provided twenty years of guidance by serving on the FECA Board.   FECA presented Mr. Vick with a memento clock to show its gratitude […]

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SECO Supports Youth Energy Academy STEM Focus

SECO Supports Youth Energy Academy STEM Focus

On June 14 and 15, local energy experts teamed up to provide high school students a real-life glimpse into the many careers in the electric utility industry. SECO Energy, Duke Energy and Ocala Electric Utilities partnered to bring the Fourth Annual Youth Energy Academy to life for more than fifty students in Marion County. The […]

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Sunshine State Stats, June 2018

Sunshine State Stats, June 2018

The weather in June 2018 was similar on average to June 2017. The average temperature this June and last June was 81°. Rainfall, however, for June of 2018 was 5.30 inches compared to last June at 14.63 inches.     There were 460 cooling degree days and 0 heating degree days for June 2018. Similarly, […]

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SECO News, July 2018

SECO News, July 2018

Duncan’s Digest   Did you know SECO Energy serves over 200,000 homes and businesses in seven Central Florida Counties? Our 2,100-square mile territory houses 48 substations, over 12,000 miles of overhead line and more than 138,000 poles. SECO provides service to over 53,000 area lights that brighten roadways, sidewalks and members’ yards.     The […]

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Nature’s Reflections – Florida’s Gray Squirrel

Nature’s Reflections – Florida’s Gray Squirrel

Nature’s Clowns – Clever and Entertaining – or Nuisance   The small gray squirrel found throughout our state is the Eastern Gray Squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis. It is the most common of the three squirrels found in Florida.   This squirrel is salt and pepper, grizzled with tan hairs in its body coat, and a buff […]

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Energy Insider – 2nd Quarter

Energy Insider – 2nd Quarter

  Member Spotlight – Alliance Coach, Wildwood, Florida   Al and Judy Shapiro are excited about changes at their location in Wildwood. As owners of Alliance Coach, voted the #1 RV dealer in Lake, Sumter, and Marion counties for 2017 and for four years included in the Top 50 RV Business Dealers Awards, they’ve invested […]

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