SECO Energy Crews to Aid Hurricane Sally Restoration

SECO Energy Crews to Aid Hurricane Sally Restoration

SECO Energy is sending crews to aid in power restoration after Hurricane Sally left thousands without power in the Florida Panhandle. Thirteen SECO employees left the Ocala Operations Center early this morning traveling to Escambia River Electric Cooperative (EREC) in Jay, Florida.   Hurricane Sally made landfall in Gulf Shores, Alabama as a CAT 2 […]

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SECO Energy Monitoring Tropical Storm Isaias

SECO Energy Monitoring Tropical Storm Isaias

SECO Energy continues to monitor Tropical Storm Isaias as it moves along Florida’s east coast. The storm was downgraded from a Category 1 hurricane to a tropical storm early Sunday morning. The current track brings the storm close to Jupiter and Melbourne.   The National Hurricane Center (NHC) forecasts that Tropical Storm Isaias will no […]

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SECO Energy Prepared for Hurricane Isaias

SECO Energy Prepared for Hurricane Isaias

SECO Energy is prepared for Hurricane Isaias as its projected track shifts east, tracking the storm slightly farther away from Florida’s east coast. Currently, Hurricane Isaias is a Category 1 storm with winds up to 85 mph.   The National Hurricane Center (NHC) forecasts that the storm will likely travel along Florida’s east coast toward […]

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SECO Energy Tracking Hurricane Isaias

SECO Energy Tracking Hurricane Isaias

SECO Energy is tracking Hurricane Isaias as it moves closer to Florida. While Isaias’ track and intensity remain uncertain, SECO Energy is preparing for the weather effects this storm will likely bring to its service area.   The National Hurricane Center (NHC) forecasts that the storm will likely follow a path that will skirt Florida’s […]

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SECO Energy Closing Member Service Centers to Walk-in Traffic

SECO Energy Closing Member Service Centers to Walk-in Traffic

SECO Energy began its transition to normal billing and payment processes on August 6 – including disconnection for nonpayment. Members experiencing financial difficulty should seek assistance at a social service agency or contact SECO to enter into a repayment plan agreement.  Late fees assessments resume on September 1.     Due to continuing COVID-19 concerns, […]

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The Villages Democratic Club donates $3,000 to SECO Energy’s Pennies from Heaven Fund

The Villages Democratic Club donates $3,000 to SECO Energy’s Pennies from Heaven Fund

The Villages Democratic Club has donated $3,000 to SECO Energy’s Pennies from Heaven program. These funds will help SECO members affected by the COVID-19 economic shutdown with electric bill payment assistance.   Like most electric service providers in the state, SECO Energy responded in March to the COVID-19 shutdown with understanding and flexibility by waiving […]

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Generator Safety Tips for Atlantic Hurricane Season

Generator Safety Tips for Atlantic Hurricane Season

The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30. This year, forecasters at the Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University (CSU) predict tropical storm and hurricane activity will be well above average. SECO Energy warns members to keep safety in mind while using a generator during power outages.   Before […]

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SECO Energy’s Pennies from Heaven Funds Bill Payment Assistance

SECO Energy’s Pennies from Heaven Funds Bill Payment Assistance

SECO Energy has allocated additional funding from the Pennies from Heaven program for bill payment assistance. The funds are administered through Florida 211 and local service agencies via the cooperative’s agreements with local United Way organizations.   SECO’s Pennies from Heaven program funds bill payment assistance for members each quarter. In the aftermath of the […]

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