Sunshine State Stats November 2019

Sunshine State Stats November 2019

Cooler temperatures arrived in Central Florida in November 2019. The monthly average temperature was a comfortable 67 degrees – which was the same average temperature in November 2018. The highest daily recorded temperature was 90 degrees and the lowest daily recorded temperature was 46 degrees. That’s a big fluctuation between hot and cold so both […]

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Energy Insider – 4th Quarter 2019

Energy Insider – 4th Quarter 2019

SECO Energy is a not-for-profit electric distribution cooperative serving 210,000 homes and businesses throughout seven Central Florida counties. We take pride in providing service to you, our member-owners, and most-valued Key Accounts. As your advocate, the SECO Energy Key Accounts team would like to inform you in advance of rate changes taking effect on January […]

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SECO News, December 2019

SECO News, December 2019

  Duncan’s Digest – 2020 Outlook – Rising Costs   The costs of virtually everything required to operate a modern electrical system are increasing rapidly. Our 2020 outlook is a mix of good and bad news. The good news is wholesale power costs are stable, so we’re able to apply a higher, member-favorable Power Cost […]

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SECO Energy Trustee Joseph Kusiak Earns NRECA Board Certificates

SECO Energy Trustee Joseph Kusiak Earns NRECA Board Certificates

SECO Energy District 7 Trustee Joseph Kusiak has completed two cooperative-focused board certifications from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). Mr. Kusiak completed the courses required to earn both the Credentialed Cooperative Director (CCD) and the Board Leadership Certificate (BLC).   The NRECA’s CCD is the first certificate in a three-part education program for […]

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SECO Energy District 3 Trustee Gerald Anderson Earns NRECA Certificate

SECO Energy District 3 Trustee Gerald Anderson Earns NRECA Certificate

SECO Energy congratulates District 3 Trustee Gerald Anderson who has completed the requirements to earn the Credentialed Cooperative Director (CCD) certificate from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).   The CCD is the first of a three-part certificate program offered by the NRECA for Board of Trustee members or Directors. Participants complete courses on […]

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SECO Energy Employees Pledge Donations of $70,000 for United Way

SECO Energy Employees Pledge Donations of $70,000 for United Way

SECO Energy employees have participated in an annual employee-funded United Way Pledge Drive for local communities for decades. During the 2020 United Way Pledge Drive, SECO employees donated $70,316 that will benefit local families living in SECO’s service area.   The $70,316 pledged by SECO employees for the 2020 drive is an increase of seven […]

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SECO Energy Returns $3.5 Million to Current and Former Members

SECO Energy Returns $3.5 Million to Current and Former Members

Just in time for the holiday season, SECO Energy’s Board of Trustees approved a Capital Credits return (retirement) of $3.5 million to current and former members. Since SECO Energy was founded in 1938 as Sumter Electric Cooperative, Inc., the cooperative has retired more than $66.8 million to current and former members.   SECO Energy is […]

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Sunshine State Stats October 2019

Sunshine State Stats October 2019

October 2019’s monthly average temperature was a warm 79 degrees – which was 2 degrees warmer than last October’s average temperature of 77 degrees. The highest daily recorded temperature was 92 degrees and the lowest daily recorded temperature was 65 degrees.     Central Floridian’s felt the effects of Tropical Storm Nestor in the middle […]

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Florida Fauna & Flora – Osceola Wild Turkey

Florida Fauna & Flora – Osceola Wild Turkey

The Osceola or Florida wild turkey is one of the most popular game animals in the world. In 1890, ornithologist W.E.D.Scott named this species of wild turkey after Seminole leader Chief Osceola.   Osceola wild turkeys are found only on the Florida peninsula and are much smaller than farm-raised Thanksgiving birds. Adult males are known […]

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SECO News, November 2019

SECO News, November 2019

Money doesn’t grow on trees and pigs don’t fly, but you can take your Capital Credits return to the bank. This month, SECO Energy is making you and your wallet a little happier. During its October meeting, SECO’s Board of Trustees approved a Capital Credits return (retirement) of $3.5 million to current and former members. […]

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