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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SECO Energy Board of Trustees Elects 2018 Officers

SECO Energy Board of Trustees Elects 2018 Officers

SECO Energy’s Board of Trustees elected its 2018 officers during the regularly scheduled Trustees’ Meeting on Monday, April 23. The Board voted District 9 Trustee Jerry Hatfield as President; District 4 Trustee Richard Dennison as Vice President; and District 8 Trustee Bill James as Secretary-Treasurer.     As a not-for-profit electric cooperative, SECO Energy is […]

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SECO Serves As Starting Leg of Special Olympics Run

SECO Serves As Starting Leg of Special Olympics Run

On Wednesday morning, SECO Energy’s employees eagerly cheered for the participants of the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Sumter County’s leg of the Torch Run started at SECO Energy’s headquarters located at SR 470 and Highway 301 for the third consecutive year.   For decades, more than 300 different Florida law enforcement […]

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SECO Buys FFA and 4-H Pigs at Lake County Fair

SECO Buys FFA and 4-H Pigs at Lake County Fair

On Saturday, April 17, Jerry Hatfield, District 9 Board of Trustee and Kathy Judkins, Deputy Director for Civic, Charitable & Government Affairs, purchased four pigs on behalf of the not-for-profit electric cooperative at the Lake County Fair.   Hundreds of Future Farmers of America (FFA) and 4-H students throughout Lake County enthusiastically participate in the […]

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SECO Buys Citrus County Student’s Steer

SECO Buys Citrus County Student’s Steer

Last night, Ben Brickhouse, SECO Energy’s VP of Engineering, purchased a steer on behalf of the not-for-profit electric cooperative at the Citrus County Association’s Youth Fair at the Citrus County Fairground.   Each year, hundreds of FFA and 4-H students are issued a comprehensive record book that involves logging the process and growth development of […]

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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 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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Members Re-elect District 9 Trustee Jerry Hatfield

Members Re-elect District 9 Trustee Jerry Hatfield

On Thursday, February 8, members who attended the District Meeting voted to re-elect Jerry Hatfield to represent District 9 on SECO Energy’s Board of Trustees. Hatfield, a SECO member since 1971, was first elected to the Board in 2000 and currently serves in an Officer position as Vice President.   SECO Energy is a not-for-profit electric […]

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Energy Insider – 4th Quarter

Energy Insider – 4th Quarter

Energy Data the Easy Way   All appliances/devices have unique electrical signatures. These unique signatures can now be identified using electronic monitoring at a macro level. Previously, information needed about a specific appliance required a recorder at the device. Having multiple data recorders is costly and does not provide a method to automatically aggregate the […]

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$36,000 in SECO Scholarships Up for Grabs

$36,000 in SECO Scholarships Up for Grabs

SECO Energy is renewing its commitment to young scholars through its 2018 Scholarship program. Apply today, as SECO will award up to twelve $3,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors in late April.   SECO’s Board of Trustees has authorized a total of $36,000 for SECO’s 2018 Scholarship program. For more than two decades, SECO […]

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