SECO Energy Voted Best Utility in Marion County

SECO Energy Voted Best Utility in Marion County

SECO Energy members in Marion County have cast their ballots and voted SECO Energy as the best utility in the Ocala Star Banner’s Official Readers’ Choice Awards Best of the Best 2017. The top-three utilities this year are SECO Energy, Ocala Electric Utility and Duke Energy, with SECO taking home the top prize.   SECO […]

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Hurricane Irma Aftermath: Disaster Aid Resources

Hurricane Irma Aftermath: Disaster Aid Resources

As a result of the damage caused by Hurricane Irma, every county in SECO Energy’s service territory is eligible for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Individual Assistance and Public Assistance programs. Local, state and federal officials have allocated funds to rebuild Florida. The programs provide financial assistance to eligible applicants affected by Irma. Please, […]

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Copper Crooks Slow Power Restoration

Copper Crooks Slow Power Restoration

During the recent Hurricane Irma power restoration effort, SECO Energy fell victim to thieves who stole copper feeder line from three local substations. The thefts occurred in Sumter County in the communities of Webster, Lake Panasoffkee and Croom-A-Coochee/Clay Sink. The thieves slowed power restoration to local residents.   SECO approximates the theft occurred sometime between […]

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Hurricane Restoration Continues Across Central Florida

Hurricane Restoration Continues Across Central Florida

Hurricane restoration continues across Central Florida with SECO Energy diligently working to restore power to the over 110,000 members without power after Hurricane Irma ravaged its service territory. SECO crews along with hundreds of contracted line and tree crews are deployed to all counties.   SECO crews and contracted line and tree crews worked overnight […]

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SECO News, September 2017

SECO News, September 2017

  Duncan’s Digest MEGAWATTS & MILLIONS   On November 12, 1938, the first employees of Sumter Electric Cooperative electrified 400 homes at the crossroads of Sumter, Lake and Marion Counties. Sumter Electric has since evolved from a small, rural electric cooperative into our d/b/a name of SECO Energy, and has grown into a regional, not-for-profit […]

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SECO News, August 2017

SECO News, August 2017

  Duncan’s Digest Third J.D. Power Award!!   Thank you, members, for honoring SECO Energy with a third J.D. Power award. J.D. Power’s 2017 Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study, has once again ranked your not-for-profit electric cooperative “Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Electric Cooperatives.” Our 2017 trophy marks a three-year streak of J.D. Power […]

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SECO Energy Ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction for the Third Straight Year by J.D. Power

SECO Energy Ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction for the Third Straight Year by J.D. Power

SECO Energy ranks highest in customer satisfaction among all electric cooperatives nationally according to the J.D. Power 2017 Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study released yesterday.   This latest J.D. Power award is the third consecutive J.D. Power award for the not-for-profit electric cooperative that serves seven counties in Central Florida. In 2015, SECO was […]

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SECO Celebrates NRECA’s 75th Anniversary

SECO Celebrates NRECA’s 75th Anniversary

SECO Energy and its fellow electric cooperatives across the nation are teaming up to bring a tree to life at National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) headquarters in Arlington, Virginia.   SECO Energy’s Vegetation Management employees collected soil from its Sumterville headquarters and sent it to the NRECA. The NRECA will use the soil collected […]

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