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 Energy Monitoring Tropical Storm Isaias

SECO Energy Monitoring Tropical Storm Isaias

SECO Energy continues to monitor Tropical Storm Isaias as it moves along Florida’s east coast. The storm was downgraded from a Category 1 hurricane to a tropical storm early Sunday morning. The current track brings the storm close to Jupiter and Melbourne.   The National Hurricane Center (NHC) forecasts that Tropical Storm Isaias will no […]

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SECO Energy Prepared for Hurricane Isaias

SECO Energy Prepared for Hurricane Isaias

SECO Energy is prepared for Hurricane Isaias as its projected track shifts east, tracking the storm slightly farther away from Florida’s east coast. Currently, Hurricane Isaias is a Category 1 storm with winds up to 85 mph.   The National Hurricane Center (NHC) forecasts that the storm will likely travel along Florida’s east coast toward […]

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SECO Energy Tracking Hurricane Isaias

SECO Energy Tracking Hurricane Isaias

SECO Energy is tracking Hurricane Isaias as it moves closer to Florida. While Isaias’ track and intensity remain uncertain, SECO Energy is preparing for the weather effects this storm will likely bring to its service area.   The National Hurricane Center (NHC) forecasts that the storm will likely follow a path that will skirt Florida’s […]

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Generator Safety Tips for Atlantic Hurricane Season

Generator Safety Tips for Atlantic Hurricane Season

The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30. This year, forecasters at the Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University (CSU) predict tropical storm and hurricane activity will be well above average. SECO Energy warns members to keep safety in mind while using a generator during power outages.   Before […]

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SECO News, June 2020

SECO News, June 2020

  Duncan’s Digest – High Risk Hurricane Season   My background by trade is accounting and finance. I have a healthy belief in data analysis to project trends. The percentages below certainly get my attention and should grab yours as well.     The Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University (CSU) published its […]

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SECO Energy Infrastructure Damaged by Tornado

SECO Energy Infrastructure Damaged by Tornado

A strong, severe line of thunderstorms passed through SECO Energy’s Central Florida service area today. A tornado damaged some of SECO’s electric facilities but the SummerGlen substation’s critical infrastructure appears largely unscathed.   This powerful weather system knocked down poles and lines in the area causing outages for about 3,500 Marion County SECO members. The […]

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Hundreds tune in to SECO Energy’s First Virtual Annual Meeting

Hundreds tune in to SECO Energy’s First Virtual Annual Meeting

SECO Energy hosted its first Virtual Annual Meeting on Saturday, March 28. Hundreds of members tuned in to watch the live stream of the cooperative’s 82nd Annual Meeting, and nearly 8,000 members voted on Annual Meeting business prior to the start of the virtual meeting.   SECO Energy decided in early March to significantly change […]

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SECO News, April 2020

SECO News, April 2020

  Duncan’s Digest – Name the New IVR Virtual Assistant   I have exciting news to share. SECO’s new interactive voice response (IVR) phone system launched in early March. The system is available 24/7, is user-friendly and is a big leap forward in customer service technology.   The former phone system was in desperate need […]

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SECO News, February 2020

SECO News, February 2020

  Duncan’s Digest – Solar & Battery Project Pilot   SECO Energy’s Engineering department recently embarked on a solar and battery energy storage pilot project. If you travel County Road 470 near our Sumterville headquarters, you may have noticed the new 6,000-watt solar array installed just outside the fence on the southeast corner of our […]

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