SECO Energy Partners with United Way at 81st Annual Meeting

SECO Energy Partners with United Way at 81st Annual Meeting

SECO Energy is partnering with local United Way agencies during its Annual Meeting of the Membership on March 23, 2019, with a food donation drive to help restock local food pantries. Food donation drop-offs will be situated near parking areas between registration and the big American flag displays.   “Feeding the Cooperative Spirit” is the […]

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SECO Energy Trustee Richard Belles Resigns

SECO Energy Trustee Richard Belles Resigns

SECO Energy announced today that District 3 Trustee Richard Belles has resigned from the Board of Trustees. Belles was elected initially in 2013 and has been a SECO Energy member since 2001.   Per the SECO Energy Bylaws, the cooperative will hold a special District 3 Meeting in the near future to elect a new […]

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Florida Fauna & Flora – Florida the 27th State

Florida Fauna & Flora – Florida the 27th State

FLORIDA THE 27TH STATE   Spanish conquistador Juan Ponce de Leon landed near St. Augustine in Spring 1513. Amidst the blooming flowers, Ponce de Leon named the newly-discovered land “La Pascua Florida” or Festival of Flowers.   Florida became the 27th state on March 3, 1845. Long before Florida grew into a tourism hub, early […]

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SECO News, March 2019

SECO News, March 2019

DUNCAN’S DIGEST   I would like to extend a personal invitation to join us for our 81st Annual Meeting on Saturday, March 23. Gates and registration open at 8 a.m. and the business meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. SECO’s ever-hospitable, friendly employees are excited to host members and guests on Annual Meeting day.     […]

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Members Re-elect District 5 Trustee Ray Vick

Members Re-elect District 5 Trustee Ray Vick

District 5 members gathered at Inverness Middle School on Thursday, February 21, to elect a member to represent their District on SECO’s Board of Trustees. The members elected Mr. Ray Vick who lives in Inverness and has been a SECO member since 1974. Mr. Vick was first elected to the Board in 1980.   SECO […]

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SECO Energy Earns 2019 Tree Line USA Recognition

SECO Energy Earns 2019 Tree Line USA Recognition

SECO Energy is proud to announce it has earned the Tree Line USA Utility distinction from the Arbor Day Foundation. The cooperative has been named a Tree Line USA Utility for twelve consecutive years.   The Arbor Day Foundation created the Tree Line USA program to recognize public and private utilities for practices that protect […]

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Sunshine State Stats, January 2019

Sunshine State Stats, January 2019

January 2019’s average high was 68° and the average low was 48° – a couple of degrees warmer than last January. January’s average temperature was 58°, while January of 2018 had an average temperature of 56°. Rainfall for January of 2019 was 3.02 inches compared to last January at 3.68 inches.     Based on […]

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Members Re-elect District 1 Trustee Scott Boyatt

Members Re-elect District 1 Trustee Scott Boyatt

Congratulations to SECO Energy District 1 Trustee Scott Boyatt on his re-election. District 1 members gathered at Pine Ridge Elementary School in Clermont on Thursday, January 31, to elect a Trustee to represent their District on SECO’s Board. Mr. Boyatt lives in Clermont and has been a SECO member since 2004. Mr. Boyatt was first […]

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Florida Fauna & Flora – Spanish Moss

Florida Fauna & Flora – Spanish Moss

SPANISH MOSS   When imagining “the old south,” you may have a mental image of large live oaks elegantly draped with Spanish moss.   Spanish moss, also known as Spanish beard, French hair, Graybeard and tree hair, is not actually part of the moss family. It is a bromeliad that clings to itself and dangles […]

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SECO News, February 2019

SECO News, February 2019

DUNCAN’S DIGEST   SECO Energy is an advocate for members who choose to reduce their utility-supplied power by purchasing their own systems. In fact, as of mid-January, 1,050 SECO members have interconnected with SECO’s facilities by installing a member-owned solar array.     SECO members considering a solar investment are often frustrated by the confusion […]

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