Energy Insider – 3rd Quarter

Energy Insider – 3rd Quarter

  What Are Capital Credits?   As the last quarter of the year approaches, we in the cooperative world begin to address Capital Credits. Most members, both residential and businesses, will ask “what are capital credits?” As a not-for-profit electric utility and like most businesses, SECO Energy sets an annual budget to pay operating costs, […]

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Energy Insider – 4th Quarter

Energy Insider – 4th Quarter

Energy Data the Easy Way   All appliances/devices have unique electrical signatures. These unique signatures can now be identified using electronic monitoring at a macro level. Previously, information needed about a specific appliance required a recorder at the device. Having multiple data recorders is costly and does not provide a method to automatically aggregate the […]

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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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Sparking Interest in Energy Industry Careers

Sparking Interest in Energy Industry Careers

SECO Energy is participating in job fairs in Central Florida, helping to spark an interest in the energy industry for young students and current job seekers in the area.   On January 12, representatives from SECO’s Human Resources and Information Technology departments attended the Youth Career Expo at On Top of the World’s Circle Square […]

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SECO Continues Tracking Hurricane Matthew

SECO Continues Tracking Hurricane Matthew

SECO Energy continues to monitor and track Hurricane Matthew and its path to Florida. SECO is urging members to gather emergency supplies and be ready for service interruptions while the hurricane is passing through Florida and for a period of time thereafter.   As of Wednesday morning, Hurricane Matthew was downgraded to a Category 3 […]

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SECO Gears up for Hurricane Matthew

SECO Gears up for Hurricane Matthew

SECO Energy is geared up for Hurricane Matthew – a Category 4 Hurricane – and its possible impact on the area and its members. SECO continues to monitor and track the storm as it passes over Jamaica and Cuba on its way to Florida’s east coast waters.   As of Tuesday afternoon per the NHC […]

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Hermine Upgraded to Hurricane

Hermine Upgraded to Hurricane

On Thursday afternoon, the National Hurricane Center upgraded Tropical Storm Hermine to a Category 1 hurricane. Maximum sustained winds have increased to 75 mph. Currently, the hurricane is 115 miles south-southwest of Apalachicola and is moving north-northeast at 14 mph. Locally, tornado warnings have been issued for several counties in SECO’s service area.   SECO […]

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SECO Braced for Tropical Storm Hermine

SECO Braced for Tropical Storm Hermine

On Thursday morning, Tropical Storm Hermine turned northeast and is moving at 12 mph. Hermine’s maximum sustained winds are 60 mph with higher gusts, and tropical-storm-force winds extend up to 140 miles east of the center. Current models show the track to our west. Hermine is forecast to hit the Florida coast as a hurricane […]

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J.D. Power Ranks SECO Energy Highest

J.D. Power Ranks SECO Energy Highest

SECO Energy, a not-for-profit electric cooperative serving seven counties in Central Florida, ranks highest in customer satisfaction among all electric cooperatives nationally according to the J.D. Power Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study released today.   This is the second J.D. Power award earned by the cooperative. In 2015, SECO Energy was ranked “Highest in […]

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Tropical Storm Colin Update

Tropical Storm Colin Update

Governor Scott has declared a state of emergency for SECO Energy’s service area as Tropical Storm Colin moves into the Central Florida area. A tropical storm warning has been issued for SECO’s entire service territory.   The National Hurricane Center forecast is showing Colin making landfall this evening near the Big Bend and Panhandle area. […]

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