SECO News, January 2017

SECO News, January 2017

  Duncan’s Digest: Toys for Tots and United Way   The Christmas spirit was upon us all as we participated in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. SECO’s employees helped me load hundreds of toys, donated by employees and members, for local children.   Toys for Tots collects new, unwrapped toys and […]

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SECO Employees Embrace Local Charities

SECO Employees Embrace Local Charities

During this Christmas season of giving, SECO Energy employees embraced local charities by donating generously to United Way and Toys for Tots. Concern for Community is a key cooperative principle that SECO employees embody when they enrich the lives of thousands in local communities through donations.   A program that improves the quality of life […]

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SECO Earns Capital Credits from Gresco

SECO Earns Capital Credits from Gresco

SECO Energy’s customers are member-owners and SECO – like its members – is a member-owner of other cooperatively structured businesses.   GRESCO is one-such cooperatively owned business that is one of SECO’s premier partners. GRESCO is the cooperatives key utility supplier – the company stocks equipment and supplies to help SECO meet its ever-growing power […]

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SECO News, November 2016

SECO News, November 2016

  Duncan’s Digest Most people would equate a company giving money back to their consumers with flying pigs. However, SECO Energy is different. As a not-for-profit electric cooperative owned by our members, pigs really do fly this time of year – putting money back in your pocket with another record Capital Credit retirement.   Here’s […]

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You Can Live the Solar Life

You Can Live the Solar Life

It is easier than ever for SECO Energy members to live the Solar Life. SECO Energy is offering members exclusive access to a brand new Cooperative Solar Project currently under construction in Hardee County adjacent to one of SECO’s wholesale power provider’s existing power plants. The 2.2 megawatt solar array consists of 8,040 panels and […]

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SECO News, September 2016

SECO News, September 2016

Conduct a Home Energy Assessment Online   Your happiness with SECO Energy is dependent on low rates, high reliability and help managing your energy use to keep your bills low. As a not-for-profit electric cooperative, we’re one of those rare companies that actually want you to use less of our product. So to help you […]

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SECO Energy Welcomes New Villagers

SECO Energy Welcomes New Villagers

SECO Energy representatives Melanie Hinde and J.D. Simmons joined The Villages Homeowner’s Association at their monthly Newcomer’s Meeting on Tuesday, July 12, at The Colony Recreation Center in The Villages.   Over 130 new Villagers were introduced to a variety of service providers, such as SECO, Villages clubs and advocacy groups available in their area. […]

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SECO News, August 2016

SECO News, August 2016

  In 2015, the J. D. Power Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study ranked SECO Energy “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Midsize Utilities in the South.” Words cannot express the gratitude our Board of Trustees, leadership team and employees felt after winning such a prestigious, humbling award. The entire cooperative was inspired, setting our sights […]

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Severe Weather Downs Trees, Lines and Poles in Ocala

Severe Weather Downs Trees, Lines and Poles in Ocala

Overnight, severe storms swept through SECO Energy’s service area and parts of Ocala were hard hit – including Marion Oaks.  Crews reported 40 separate outages in the Ocala area alone.  Feeders supplying power to more than 2,200 members from the SummerGlen substation were both disrupted. Fire departments immediately began reporting numerous trees, poles and lines […]

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Phone Scams on the Rise

Phone Scams on the Rise

SECO Energy is warning members and the public of an increase in the amount of phone scams involving utility bills. Several SECO members have called to report questionable phone calls.   “Energy Efficiency” companies are calling members offering to “help” reduce their energy usage. The person on the line offers an energy audit or wants […]

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