Energy Insider – 1st Quarter

Energy Insider – 1st Quarter

  Autonomous Taxis – Coming Soon to a Village Near You!   The future is now! Autonomous taxi company Voyage Auto has launched a pilot program in The Villages, Florida, specifically the Village of Virginia Trace. The self-driving taxi program, unveiled earlier this year, is as an added benefit for the residents in The Villages. […]

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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 Energy Donates Bucket Truck to Lake-Sumter State College

SECO Energy Donates Bucket Truck to Lake-Sumter State College

SECO Energy is a Central Florida not-for-profit cooperative that is one of the top ten employers in Sumter County, offering competitive wages, generous benefits, a defined-benefit pension and a robust paid-time-off program. As a co-op, SECO Energy is also focused on community involvement and partnerships.   “Over a decade ago, SECO Energy recognized a private/public […]

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Energy Insider – 1st Quarter

Energy Insider – 1st Quarter

  Premium Flakes   SECO member Derby Gold Pine Shavings, located in rural Williston, is Florida’s longest operating shavings and packing facility. Founded by the Hodge brothers Eddie, Johnny and Billy, Derby Gold was established in 1999 and opened their Central Florida mill in 2000. Derby Gold manufactures and ships the finest equine bedding in […]

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SECO Energy Awarded Outstanding Large Business

SECO Energy Awarded Outstanding Large Business

The Sumter County Chamber of Commerce awarded SECO Energy the 2017 Outstanding Large Business of the Year at its Celebrate Sumter Annual Dinner and Awards Gala on January 19, 2018, at the Savannah Center in The Villages.   The Annual Awards Gala celebrates businesses, large and small, in Sumter County. Members of Sumter County’s business community […]

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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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