SECO Buys Citrus County Student’s Steer

SECO Buys Citrus County Student’s Steer

Last night, Ben Brickhouse, SECO Energy’s VP of Engineering, purchased a steer on behalf of the not-for-profit electric cooperative at the Citrus County Association’s Youth Fair at the Citrus County Fairground.   Each year, hundreds of FFA and 4-H students are issued a comprehensive record book that involves logging the process and growth development of […]

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Energy Insider – 1st Quarter

Energy Insider – 1st Quarter

  Premium Flakes   SECO member Derby Gold Pine Shavings, located in rural Williston, is Florida’s longest operating shavings and packing facility. Founded by the Hodge brothers Eddie, Johnny and Billy, Derby Gold was established in 1999 and opened their Central Florida mill in 2000. Derby Gold manufactures and ships the finest equine bedding in […]

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SECO Energy Awarded Outstanding Large Business

SECO Energy Awarded Outstanding Large Business

The Sumter County Chamber of Commerce awarded SECO Energy the 2017 Outstanding Large Business of the Year at its Celebrate Sumter Annual Dinner and Awards Gala on January 19, 2018, at the Savannah Center in The Villages.   The Annual Awards Gala celebrates businesses, large and small, in Sumter County. Members of Sumter County’s business community […]

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Members Re-elect District 9 Trustee Jerry Hatfield

Members Re-elect District 9 Trustee Jerry Hatfield

On Thursday, February 8, members who attended the District Meeting voted to re-elect Jerry Hatfield to represent District 9 on SECO Energy’s Board of Trustees. Hatfield, a SECO member since 1971, was first elected to the Board in 2000 and currently serves in an Officer position as Vice President.   SECO Energy is a not-for-profit electric […]

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Energy Insider – 4th Quarter

Energy Insider – 4th Quarter

Energy Data the Easy Way   All appliances/devices have unique electrical signatures. These unique signatures can now be identified using electronic monitoring at a macro level. Previously, information needed about a specific appliance required a recorder at the device. Having multiple data recorders is costly and does not provide a method to automatically aggregate the […]

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$36,000 in SECO Scholarships Up for Grabs

$36,000 in SECO Scholarships Up for Grabs

SECO Energy is renewing its commitment to young scholars through its 2018 Scholarship program. Apply today, as SECO will award up to twelve $3,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors in late April.   SECO’s Board of Trustees has authorized a total of $36,000 for SECO’s 2018 Scholarship program. For more than two decades, SECO […]

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Energy Insider – 3rd Quarter

Energy Insider – 3rd Quarter

Expansions to Provide More Services for Central Floridians   Significant growth in SECO Energy’s service territory requires expansion of medical services to accommodate the increased population. Currently there are several major projects expanding the availability of medical care.   Construction of Orlando Health’s South Lake Hospital Health Pavilion at Blue Cedar is underway. The new […]

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$3500 in Back-To-School Funds for Lake County Schools

$3500 in Back-To-School Funds for Lake County Schools

As a not-for-profit electric cooperative, SECO Energy is committed to supporting education in the school districts in its service area. As part of SECO’s new back-to-school initiative, Lake County Schools is receiving $3,500 to enrich back-to-school activities in Lake County.   The funds are intended to support events like back-to-school teacher luncheons, new teacher welcomes […]

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$2500 in Back-To-School Funds for Sumter County Schools

$2500 in Back-To-School Funds for Sumter County Schools

As a not-for-profit electric cooperative, SECO Energy is committed to supporting education in the school districts in its service area. As part of SECO’s new back-to-school initiative, Sumter County School District is receiving $2,500 to enrich back-to-school activities in Sumter County.   The funds are intended to support events like back-to-school teacher luncheons, new teacher […]

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