SECO Contributes $1,000 to Citrus County’s Education Foundation

SECO Contributes $1,000 to Citrus County’s Education Foundation

SECO Energy’s back-to-school program has contributed $1,000 for Citrus County school students through the Citrus County Education Foundation. As a local not-for-profit electric cooperative, SECO believes its support bolsters the community and provides much needed financial assistance to dedicated educators.   The Citrus County Education Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation with a vision that educators […]

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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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Sunshine State Stats, August 2018

Sunshine State Stats, August 2018

August 2018 was similar on average to August 2017. The average temperature was 83°, while August of 2017 had an average temperature of 84°. The average high this year was 91 – just one degree lower than last year. Though it seemed like it rained every darn day, rainfall for August of 2018 was 4.88 […]

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Nature’s Reflections – Right Tree – Right Place

Nature’s Reflections – Right Tree – Right Place

Right Tree – Right Place Make all the Difference   Like real estate, it’s all about the location. As many have witnessed firsthand during one of Florida’s thunderstorms, tropical storms, or hurricanes whether a tree becomes a blessing or a curse depends a lot on its location. Storms, trees and power lines do not mix. […]

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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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SECO Contributes $3,000 to Marion County’s Public Education Foundation

SECO Contributes $3,000 to Marion County’s Public Education Foundation

SECO Energy has contributed $3,000 for Marion County school students through the Public Education Foundation of Marion County (PEF Marion). As a local not-for-profit electric cooperative, SECO believes its contribution bolsters the community and provides much needed financial assistance to dedicated educators.   PEF Marion is a not-for-profit corporation whose mission is to financially and […]

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SECO Contributes $3,000 to Sumter County’s Schools Enhancement Foundation

SECO Contributes $3,000 to Sumter County’s Schools Enhancement Foundation

SECO Energy has contributed $3,000 for Sumter County school students through the Sumter County Schools Enhancement Foundation. As a local not-for-profit electric cooperative, SECO believes its contribution bolsters the community and provides much needed financial assistance to dedicated educators.   Through its partnership with the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations (CFEF), the Sumter County Schools […]

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SECO Contributes $3,500 to Lake County’s Educational Foundation

SECO Contributes $3,500 to Lake County’s Educational Foundation

SECO Energy has contributed $3,500 for Lake County school students through the Educational Foundation of Lake County. As a local not-for-profit electric cooperative, SECO believes its contribution bolsters the community and provides much needed financial assistance to dedicated educators.   The Educational Foundation of Lake County is a not-for-profit corporation whose mission is to serve […]

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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 Energy Board Compensation Statement

SECO Energy Board Compensation Statement

SECO Energy was founded in 1938 as Sumter Electric Cooperative, Inc., a small not-for-profit rural electric utility serving a few hundred folks in the Webster area. Over the years, sound financial management, appropriate governance policies and economic growth in Central Florida have resulted in the cooperative doing business today as a fiscally sound SECO Energy […]

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