Generator Safety During Power Outages

Generator Safety During Power Outages

The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season started strong with three named storms in the season’s initial six weeks. In early August, however, the outlook was revised to predict a “below-average” season. Still, a storm can hit at any time. To protect your family, property and for the safety of SECO employees, read and follow these safety […]

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SECO News, September 2018

SECO News, September 2018

DUNCAN’S DIGEST   PEAK OF THE SEASON   During the Atlantic hurricane season, September is generally the month when hurricane and tropical storm activity peaks. SECO Energy is Storm Ready and prepared for the worst. As of early August, there were only four named storms in the Atlantic. But experience teaches us to remain vigilant. […]

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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 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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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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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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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 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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