SECO Energy Scores Impressive 88 in Latest ACSI

SECO Energy Scores Impressive 88 in Latest ACSI

SECO Energy scored an impressive 88 in the latest American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) for 2017. SECO members have remained consistently satisfied with the cooperative’s performance; SECO’s ACSI rating has hovered at nearly 90 over the last few years.   ACSI is a leading customer satisfaction benchmark measuring customer satisfaction for hundreds of products and […]

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Energy Insider – 1st Quarter

Energy Insider – 1st Quarter

  Premium Flakes   SECO member Derby Gold Pine Shavings, located in rural Williston, is Florida’s longest operating shavings and packing facility. Founded by the Hodge brothers Eddie, Johnny and Billy, Derby Gold was established in 1999 and opened their Central Florida mill in 2000. Derby Gold manufactures and ships the finest equine bedding in […]

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SECO Energy Hosts Record-breaking Crowd at 80th Annual Meeting

SECO Energy Hosts Record-breaking Crowd at 80th Annual Meeting

SECO Energy welcomed a record-breaking crowd to its 80th Annual Meeting of the Membership on Saturday, March 24. Attendance reached into the thousands as members, employees and VIP guests were treated to breakfast, live entertainment, gifts and more. Members voted overwhelmingly in favor of SECO’s Board-recommended Bylaws revision.   Over 6,700 registered members, guests, vendors, […]

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SECO News, April 2018

SECO News, April 2018

Duncan’s Digest 2017 Annual Report Dear SECO Energy Members, In this edition of Duncan’s Digest, I want to bring your attention to our newly released 2017 Annual Report which details the cooperative’s strong fiscal performance. Members who attended our March 24 Annual Meeting received a hard copy. It’s also available at SECOEnergy.com>Newsroom>Annual Report. Read it […]

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Nature’s Reflections – Florida’s Burrowing Owl

Nature’s Reflections – Florida’s Burrowing Owl

A pint-sized owl that’s active both day and night   The burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia floridana) is one of our smallest owls, standing just nine inches tall with a wingspan of 21 inches. Unlike other owls, this owl is a ground dweller, preferring open fields and prairie-type areas well away from trees. It spends most […]

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Sunshine State Stats, February 2018

Sunshine State Stats, February 2018

February 2018 was much warmer than February 2017. In fact, per the Orlando Sentinel, Central Florida broke the record for the warmest February in history. Temperatures started out near normal in early February. Beyond that, well-above-normal temperatures generally persisted over the region for the remainder of the month as a strong ridge of high pressure locked in place over the Sunshine State.   […]

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SECO Buys Marion County Students’ Swine and Steer

SECO Buys Marion County Students’ Swine and Steer

Last week, Kathy Judkins, SECO Energy’s Deputy Director for Civic, Charitable and Government Affairs, purchased one steer and three swine at the Marion County Southeastern Youth Fair at the Ocala Live Stock Pavilion.   Each year, hundreds of students glean from the exposure they’ve received from participating in the youth fair. They learn how to […]

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Nature’s Reflections – Eastern Meadowlark

Nature’s Reflections – Eastern Meadowlark

Easily identified by the black “V” on its chest   Florida’s Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna) is a songbird found throughout rural areas of Florida. Its breeding range covers most of eastern North America and parts of South America. Experts say it is difficult to distinguish between the Eastern and Western species as it can be […]

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SECO News, March 2018

SECO News, March 2018

March is Annual Meeting month at SECO Energy. Employees are excited to host the thousands of members, friends and family who will attend the upcoming meeting on Saturday, March 24. Registration opens at 8 a.m. and the business meeting begins at 10:30 a.m.     I’m providing a sneak peek into the festivities with our […]

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SECO Energy Awarded Outstanding Large Business

SECO Energy Awarded Outstanding Large Business

The Sumter County Chamber of Commerce awarded SECO Energy the 2017 Outstanding Large Business of the Year at its Celebrate Sumter Annual Dinner and Awards Gala on January 19, 2018, at the Savannah Center in The Villages.   The Annual Awards Gala celebrates businesses, large and small, in Sumter County. Members of Sumter County’s business community […]

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