SECO Energy Employees Pledge $66,000 to United Way

SECO Energy Employees Pledge $66,000 to United Way

SECO Energy employees generously donated over $66,000 to local United Way agencies for the employee-led 2019 United Way Pledge Drive. Employee generosity increased dramatically this year with a $13,000 or 25 percent increase over the 2018 pledge amount.   SECO’s 400+ employees live in or near the seven counties served by the cooperative, which delivers […]

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SECO News, December 2018

SECO News, December 2018

DUNCAN’S DIGEST   MOVE OVER SANTA CLAUS   SECO Energy employees are here to fill the sleigh with toys collected for the Marine Corps Toys for Tots program. As a Marine myself, Toys for Tots is particularly special to me. Our employees have also embraced Toys for Tots because they know the organization is delivering […]

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SECO News, October 2018

SECO News, October 2018

DUNCAN’S DIGEST   SECO CHAMPIONS   SECO Energy is a company of Champions. Our employees are local people who work hard and raise families in the communities SECO serves. When you call, email or visit a SECO location with a question or a service need, the employees who respond are right here in Central Florida. […]

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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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SECO News, September 2018

SECO News, September 2018

DUNCAN’S DIGEST   PEAK OF THE SEASON   During the Atlantic hurricane season, September is generally the month when hurricane and tropical storm activity peaks. SECO Energy is Storm Ready and prepared for the worst. As of early August, there were only four named storms in the Atlantic. But experience teaches us to remain vigilant. […]

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SECO Buys FFA and 4-H Pigs at Lake County Fair

SECO Buys FFA and 4-H Pigs at Lake County Fair

On Saturday, April 17, Jerry Hatfield, District 9 Board of Trustee and Kathy Judkins, Deputy Director for Civic, Charitable & Government Affairs, purchased four pigs on behalf of the not-for-profit electric cooperative at the Lake County Fair.   Hundreds of Future Farmers of America (FFA) and 4-H students throughout Lake County enthusiastically participate in the […]

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SECO Delivers for Yearly Toys for Tots Drive

SECO Delivers for Yearly Toys for Tots Drive

SECO Energy employees performed the role of Santa Claus for SECO’s annual Toys for Tots toy drive. The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program collects new, unwrapped toys and distributes them as Christmas gifts to local children in need.   SECO employees were especially generous this year as they shopped for and donated […]

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Reliability, Raptors and a River

Reliability, Raptors and a River

SECO Energy first electrified homes and farms in Lake, Sumter and Marion Counties in 1938. The not-for-profit electric cooperative has grown alongside the counties it serves, and now provides safe, affordable, reliable power to 200,000 homes and businesses across Central Florida.   Currently, 63,000 of those members live in Lake County, famous for its vast […]

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Energy Insider – 3rd Quarter

Energy Insider – 3rd Quarter

Expansions to Provide More Services for Central Floridians   Significant growth in SECO Energy’s service territory requires expansion of medical services to accommodate the increased population. Currently there are several major projects expanding the availability of medical care.   Construction of Orlando Health’s South Lake Hospital Health Pavilion at Blue Cedar is underway. The new […]

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SECO & County EOCs Prepare for Hurricane Irma

SECO & County EOCs Prepare for Hurricane Irma

SECO Energy serves almost 200,000 members in Sumter, Lake, Marion, Citrus and in small parts of Levy, Hernando and Pasco Counties in Central Florida. Currently, no mandatory evacuations are in effect for the counties SECO serves, but Emergency Operations Centers (EOC) activated and are open to assist the public throughout Central Florida.   Sumter County: […]

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