SECO News, April 2021

SECO News, April 2021

  Duncan’s Digest – Inverness Substation Upgrade   SECO Energy’s service territory covers 2,100 square miles, which is about the size of Delaware. At year-end 2020, we were serving 216,477 homes and businesses in seven Central Florida counties. The bulk of our members live in Citrus, Lake, Marion and Sumter Counties, with smaller numbers of […]

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SECO News, March 2021

SECO News, March 2021

  Duncan’s Digest – Retirement Announcement and 2021 “Just Business” Annual Meeting   Dear Members,   After 42 years at SECO Energy, I have formally announced my plan to retire as CEO in January 2022. I began my career with SECO in 1979 as the Director of Accounting and Finance. At that time, the cooperative […]

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SECO News, February 2021

SECO News, February 2021

  Duncan’s Digest – Go Green and Win: Paperless Billing and Bank Draft     SECO Energy is a not-for-profit electric cooperative whose purpose is to provide exceptional service to our members, co-workers and communities. We are a unique business that promotes less use of our product rather than more – we’re your partner in […]

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SECO News, January 2021

SECO News, January 2021

  Duncan’s Digest – $36,000 Scholarship Program for 2021   HAPPY NEW YEAR! SECO Energy’s Board of Trustees has approved the 2021 SECO Scholarship Program. $36,000 is up for grabs to be split among 12 high school seniors interested in pursuing a career in the energy industry and living in a home served by SECO. […]

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SECO News, December 2020

SECO News, December 2020

  Duncan’s Digest – 2021 United Way Pledge Drive   SECO Energy employees have been exceptionally generous this year. Their philanthropic spirit is fostered by one of our Cooperative Principles: Concern for Community. Many employees, some who are not members themselves, have joined me in supporting SECO’s Pennies from Heaven charitable fund. Employee and member […]

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SECO News, November 2020

SECO News, November 2020

  Duncan’s Digest – Capital Credits – Co-op Membership Pays $6.1 Million   Last month I announced a higher member-favorable Power Cost Adjustment (PCA) or “Hot Bucks” credit. This month, I have more good financial news. During the September Trustees’ Meeting, your Board approved a record-high Capital Credit retirement of $6.1 million to current and […]

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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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