J.D. Power Ranks SECO Energy Highest

J.D. Power Ranks SECO Energy Highest

SECO Energy, a not-for-profit electric cooperative serving seven counties in Central Florida, ranks highest in customer satisfaction among all electric cooperatives nationally according to the J.D. Power Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study released today.   This is the second J.D. Power award earned by the cooperative. In 2015, SECO Energy was ranked “Highest in […]

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Elementary Students Learn About Electrical Safety

Elementary Students Learn About Electrical Safety

Gus Kornegay, Energy Services Specialist, presented SECO Energy’s “Kids and Electrical Safety” presentation to almost 200 elementary students at The Villages Charter Elementary School on Thursday, July 7.   “Kids and Electrical Safety” is a visual display that uses lights and sounds to demonstrate the dangers of electricity. Specifically designed for grade school students, children […]

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SECO Donates to Habitat for Humanity

SECO Donates to Habitat for Humanity

SECO Energy is adding to the beauty of the urban forest and energizing the community by donating trees and shrubs to Habitat for Humanity Lake-Sumter. The collection of cypress trees, loropetalum bushes, bougainvillea and lily hybrids will be planted at various Habitat projects in Lake and Sumter counties.   SECO Energy is nationally recognized as […]

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Nature’s Reflections – No-see-ums

Nature’s Reflections – No-see-ums

No-see-ums Can’t see them, but you can sure feel the bites   Something is biting you, but don’t see anything? If it’s summer in Florida, it’s probably No-see-ums. The tiny, most irritating insect sometimes called sand gnats or sand flies, are actually part of a family of small flies known as the biting midge (Ceratopogonidae). […]

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SECO News, July 2016

SECO News, July 2016

  Do you want to engage with SECO? I can think of at least ten ways for you to connect with us. You can: Call Email Tweet Fill out a web form Upload Instagram photos Watch our YouTube channel Send a Facebook private message Comment on the Newsroom blog Check-in or comment on Facebook Visit […]

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SECO Sponsors Community Action Luncheon

SECO Sponsors Community Action Luncheon

SECO Energy representatives attended the Central Florida Community Action Agency’s (CFCAA) Annual Awards Luncheon. As a Diamond level sponsor, SECO joined community leaders in honoring the CFCAA board members, staff and area residents who dedicate their time to enrich the lives of Alachua, Levy and Marion county residents.   City of Ocala Mayor Ken Guinn […]

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Tropical Storm Colin Update

Tropical Storm Colin Update

Governor Scott has declared a state of emergency for SECO Energy’s service area as Tropical Storm Colin moves into the Central Florida area. A tropical storm warning has been issued for SECO’s entire service territory.   The National Hurricane Center forecast is showing Colin making landfall this evening near the Big Bend and Panhandle area. […]

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Tropical Storm Colin – Sunday evening update

Tropical Storm Colin – Sunday evening update

The National Hurricane Center has upgraded the tropical depression to Tropical Storm Colin. The TS is now moving north at approximately 8 mph and is projected to make landfall in the Big Bend area of Florida. All models continue to focus on that area – see attached. This storm is lopsided with all the severe […]

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Nature’s Reflections – Florida’s Eastern Bluebird

Nature’s Reflections – Florida’s Eastern Bluebird

Florida’s Eastern Bluebird Beautifully colored songbirds in the Thrush family   The Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) is a year-round resident of Florida and a familiar species throughout the eastern United States. Two subspecies occur in Florida: Sialia sialis in the Panhandle and northern peninsula and Sialia sialis grata from Lake County southward. It is often […]

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