SECO News, June 2019

SECO News, June 2019

DUNCAN’S DIGEST   Atlantic hurricane season makes its formal appearance on June 1 and ends November 30. In early May, however, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) was already tracking its first tropical disturbance in the Atlantic. NHC, a part of NOAA, at the time this publication went to print, had not released its official forecast. […]

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SECO News, May 2018

SECO News, May 2018

Duncan’s Digest   Founded in 1938, SECO Energy is a not-for-profit electric cooperative currently serving over 200,000 homes and businesses in Central Florida with affordable, reliable power. As a member, you depend on us during extreme heat, cold, inclement weather and especially during hurricane season.     Our newly produced “Rugged, Reliable and Ready” video […]

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Hurricane Force Winds Will Cause Extended Power Outages

Hurricane Force Winds Will Cause Extended Power Outages

SECO Energy, a not-for-profit electric cooperative, has enacted its emergency restoration plan and organized its employees and hundreds of line and tree trimming contractors who are waiting and ready for Hurricane Irma to impact SECO this afternoon through Monday. Hundreds of bucket trucks, front-end loaders, cranes, and other heavy equipment are already assembled at SECO. […]

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Hurricane Irma Expected to Pound SECO’s Service Area

Hurricane Irma Expected to Pound SECO’s Service Area

SECO Energy enacted its full emergency restoration plan late Friday afternoon in preparation for Hurricane Irma. The not-for-profit electric cooperative is preparing its members, employees and hundreds of line and tree trimming contractors for the hurricane to pound SECO’s service area.   Currently, Hurricane Irma remains a Category 5 hurricane with maximum sustained wind speeds […]

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Invest 92L Trekking East of SECO’s Service Area

Invest 92L Trekking East of SECO’s Service Area

SECO Energy continues to monitor developing tropical disturbances that could impact its service area.   Early this week, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) predicted the disturbance named Invest 92L could douse Central Florida with rain and occasional gusty winds. As of Wednesday afternoon, the odds of Invest 92L developing into more than a low-pressure trough […]

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Energy Insider – 2nd Quarter

Energy Insider – 2nd Quarter

Avoid Taking the Bait When Hackers Phish   Online phishing emails are a very real and dangerous trend. According to Wikipedia, the annual worldwide impact of phishing was as high as five billion dollars as of 2015. Today, this number is substantially more.   Being aware of what phishing emails look like and how to […]

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SECO News, June 2017

SECO News, June 2017

  Duncan’s Digest   Dear SECO Energy Members, From the torch, to the oil lamp, to the Edison incandescent, to the CFL and LED, lighting has changed dramatically with the times. To “let there be light” today, SECO Energy must also change with the advancements of our industry. We must control costs and provide a […]

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SECO Prepared for 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season

SECO Prepared for 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season

The Colorado State University Tropical Meteorology Project predicts 11 named storms developing this year, with four storms affecting the Atlantic Basin. On the eve of 2017’s Atlantic Hurricane Season, SECO Energy is prepared for the possibility of tropical storms and hurricanes affecting its service territory. As a foundation, the company’s system is expertly designed, solidly […]

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SECO News, May 2017

SECO News, May 2017

  Duncan’s Digest – Storm Ready   Atlantic Hurricane season is just around the corner – beginning on June 1. The Old Farmer’s Almanac advises us to watch for tropical storm threats in mid-May, predicts a rainy summer and forecasts the possibility of hurricanes in September. Colorado State University’s Tropical Meteorology study was recently released […]

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Generator Power Safety and Medical Devices

Generator Power Safety and Medical Devices

As a not-for-profit electric cooperative, SECO Energy is dedicated to being its members’ first source for electric safety communication and resources during major weather events such as Hurricane Matthew.   Members who use generators during service interruptions should only use with safety in mind.  Generators should never be used in an enclosed space – generator […]

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