Sunshine State Stats April 2020

Sunshine State Stats April 2020

April was another warm month for Central Florida. The average temperature was 75.1 degrees which is 1.6 degrees warmer than the average April temperature. The lows dipped down to 55 degrees early in the month, and later the high peaked at 92 degrees three straight days and again on the 19th.     The average […]

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Commit to Safety During Electrical Safety Month

Commit to Safety During Electrical Safety Month

May is National Electrical Safety Month, and SECO Energy encourages members to commit to safety. Safety is SECO’s most important core value.   Electrical safety applies to everyone who uses electricity. Electric energy can burn and kill. According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International (EFSI), over 51,000 American homes are damaged or destroyed by fires […]

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SECO Energy’s Pennies from Heaven Fund Donates $25,500 to Area Food Banks

SECO Energy’s Pennies from Heaven Fund Donates $25,500 to Area Food Banks

SECO Energy recently pledged $25,500 to local food banks based on the increased number of Central Florida residents who have been affected by the COVID-19 national emergency. The $25,500 donation was collected through SECO’s Pennies from Heaven program which is funded through members who round up their electric bills and by SECO Energy employees who […]

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SECO News, May 2019

SECO News, May 2019

DUNCAN’S DIGEST   Dear Members,   Thank you for attending our 81st Annual Meeting on Saturday, March 23. The perfect spring weather and the potential to win really great prizes attracted a crowd of almost 5,000 members, guests, VIPs and employees.   Attendees were well-fed. We served breakfast biscuits, cookies, doughnuts, coffee and soft drinks. […]

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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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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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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 Supports Youth Energy Academy STEM Focus

SECO Supports Youth Energy Academy STEM Focus

On June 14 and 15, local energy experts teamed up to provide high school students a real-life glimpse into the many careers in the electric utility industry. SECO Energy, Duke Energy and Ocala Electric Utilities partnered to bring the Fourth Annual Youth Energy Academy to life for more than fifty students in Marion County. The […]

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SECO News, July 2018

SECO News, July 2018

Duncan’s Digest   Did you know SECO Energy serves over 200,000 homes and businesses in seven Central Florida Counties? Our 2,100-square mile territory houses 48 substations, over 12,000 miles of overhead line and more than 138,000 poles. SECO provides service to over 53,000 area lights that brighten roadways, sidewalks and members’ yards.     The […]

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