SECO Energy Kicks Off 2020 Scholarship Program

SECO Energy Kicks Off 2020 Scholarship Program

SECO Energy is kicking off its 2020 SECO Scholarship Program. For over two decades, SECO Energy’s Board of Trustees has renewed its commitment to members and the communities the cooperative serves by approving the Scholarship Program for local students. A total of $36,000 is available for 12 recipients to receive $3,000 each.   SECO Energy […]

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SECO Energy Scores 90 in Satisfaction

SECO Energy Scores 90 in Satisfaction

SECO Energy members have rated the not-for-profit electric cooperative as a customer satisfaction leader. SECO received an American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) score of 90 for 2019. SECO’s 90 is a one-point increase from its 2018 score.   The American Customer Satisfaction Index provides a one-of-a-kind, cross-industry measurement of customer satisfaction in the United States. […]

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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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SECO Energy Employee Donations Make a Difference at Christmas

SECO Energy Employee Donations Make a Difference at Christmas

SECO Energy’s generous employees are Making a Difference at Christmas by donating hundreds of toys for its annual Marine Toys for Tots donation drive. Members also joined in the gift-giving by adding toys to the donation boxes at SECO’s five Member Service Center locations.   SECO employees’ and members’ donations provide toys and smiles for […]

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SECO Energy Embarks on Solar and Battery Energy Storage Pilot Project

SECO Energy Embarks on Solar and Battery Energy Storage Pilot Project

SECO Energy’s Engineering department recently embarked on a solar and battery energy storage pilot project. The cooperative contracted local solar array vendor Solar Trek to construct a 6,000-watt solar array and battery storage system at the Sumterville substation at its headquarters location. The project was designed and constructed over a nine-month period this year.   […]

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SECO News, December 2019

SECO News, December 2019

  Duncan’s Digest – 2020 Outlook – Rising Costs   The costs of virtually everything required to operate a modern electrical system are increasing rapidly. Our 2020 outlook is a mix of good and bad news. The good news is wholesale power costs are stable, so we’re able to apply a higher, member-favorable Power Cost […]

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SECO Energy Trustee Joseph Kusiak Earns NRECA Board Certificates

SECO Energy Trustee Joseph Kusiak Earns NRECA Board Certificates

SECO Energy District 7 Trustee Joseph Kusiak has completed two cooperative-focused board certifications from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). Mr. Kusiak completed the courses required to earn both the Credentialed Cooperative Director (CCD) and the Board Leadership Certificate (BLC).   The NRECA’s CCD is the first certificate in a three-part education program for […]

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SECO Energy District 3 Trustee Gerald Anderson Earns NRECA Certificate

SECO Energy District 3 Trustee Gerald Anderson Earns NRECA Certificate

SECO Energy congratulates District 3 Trustee Gerald Anderson who has completed the requirements to earn the Credentialed Cooperative Director (CCD) certificate from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).   The CCD is the first of a three-part certificate program offered by the NRECA for Board of Trustee members or Directors. Participants complete courses on […]

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SECO Energy Employees Pledge Donations of $70,000 for United Way

SECO Energy Employees Pledge Donations of $70,000 for United Way

SECO Energy employees have participated in an annual employee-funded United Way Pledge Drive for local communities for decades. During the 2020 United Way Pledge Drive, SECO employees donated $70,316 that will benefit local families living in SECO’s service area.   The $70,316 pledged by SECO employees for the 2020 drive is an increase of seven […]

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SECO Energy Returns $3.5 Million to Current and Former Members

SECO Energy Returns $3.5 Million to Current and Former Members

Just in time for the holiday season, SECO Energy’s Board of Trustees approved a Capital Credits return (retirement) of $3.5 million to current and former members. Since SECO Energy was founded in 1938 as Sumter Electric Cooperative, Inc., the cooperative has retired more than $66.8 million to current and former members.   SECO Energy is […]

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