SECO News, October 2020

SECO News, October 2020

  Duncan’s Digest – Power Cost Adjustment Lowers Bills   SECO Energy’s mission is to construct, maintain and restore the electric system that serves over 210,000 homes and businesses in the counties we serve. As a not-for-profit electric cooperative that operates for our members, we are proud to provide safe, reliable, affordable electric service and […]

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SECO News, September 2020

SECO News, September 2020

  Duncan’s Digest – Peak of Hurricane Season   The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season has been especially active. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the possibility of a hurricane forming is highest during September.     Hurricanes are massive tropical cyclones. Typically, hurricanes reach a width of 300 miles or more. The […]

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SECO News, August 2020

SECO News, August 2020

  Duncan’s Digest – Pennies from Heaven – Your Pennies Change Lives   To say that the first half of 2020 has been bizarre is an understatement. To assist members during the COVID-19 economic shutdown, SECO proactively waived late fees and suspended service disconnections for nonpayment. SECO also offered members flexible payment arrangement timeframes that […]

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SECO News, July 2020

SECO News, July 2020

  Duncan’s Digest – Marion Oaks Substation Rebuild   In the December 2019 edition of SECO News, I shared an overview of our $55 million 2020 construction work plan. I want to share an exciting project from the plan that is currently in progress.     Recently, crews and contractors have begun the Marion Oaks […]

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SECO News, June 2020

SECO News, June 2020

  Duncan’s Digest – High Risk Hurricane Season   My background by trade is accounting and finance. I have a healthy belief in data analysis to project trends. The percentages below certainly get my attention and should grab yours as well.     The Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University (CSU) published its […]

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SECO News, May 2020

SECO News, May 2020

  Duncan’s Digest – Choose EV and Plug In To Win!   Florida is quickly emerging as a leader in electric vehicle (EV) sales. In early March, the Florida House passed Senate Bill 7018 that paves the way for the Florida Department of Transportation to work with the Florida Public Service Commission, Office of Energy […]

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SECO News, April 2020

SECO News, April 2020

  Duncan’s Digest – Name the New IVR Virtual Assistant   I have exciting news to share. SECO’s new interactive voice response (IVR) phone system launched in early March. The system is available 24/7, is user-friendly and is a big leap forward in customer service technology.   The former phone system was in desperate need […]

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SECO News, March 2020

SECO News, March 2020

  Duncan’s Digest – SECO Energy’s 82nd Annual Meeting   Our 82nd Annual Meeting is Saturday, March 28, at 293 S. US Highway 301 in Sumterville. Registration opens at 8 a.m. and the Business Meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. The live prize drawing is held after the Business Meeting and wraps up around noon.   […]

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SECO News, February 2020

SECO News, February 2020

  Duncan’s Digest – Solar & Battery Project Pilot   SECO Energy’s Engineering department recently embarked on a solar and battery energy storage pilot project. If you travel County Road 470 near our Sumterville headquarters, you may have noticed the new 6,000-watt solar array installed just outside the fence on the southeast corner of our […]

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SECO News, January 2020

SECO News, January 2020

  Duncan’s Digest – 2020 SECO Scholarship Program   Your SECO Energy Board of Trustees recently approved our 2020 SECO Scholarship Program. A total of $36,000 is available for 12 recipients to receive $3,000 each.   This year we are adjusting the eligibility requirements to better align with our corporate goals. The focus of the […]

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