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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Sunshine State Stats, November 2017

Sunshine State Stats, November 2017

November 2017 was slightly warmer than the previous November, so members may have been running their HVAC units more frequently than last year at this time. Thus, your November bill this year may be higher than last year’s November bill. The average temperature came in at 69°, while November of 2016 had an average temperature […]

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SECO News, December 2017

SECO News, December 2017

  Duncan’s Digest United We Live & Give   It’s time to bid farewell to 2017 and welcome 2018 as the Christmas and New Year’s holidays approach. Dreaming of a white Christmas in Florida is probably a long-shot, but with the help of our charitable SECO employees, dreaming of a giving Christmas is a reality. […]

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Nature’s Reflections – Whooping Crane

Nature’s Reflections – Whooping Crane

This large bird still on the endangered species list The whooping crane (Grus americana), is named for its unique trumpet-like call that can be heard for several miles. It is North America’s largest bird, standing 45 to 50 inches tall with a wingspan of 90 inches. Mature birds are pure white with black wing tips, […]

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SECO Employees Pledge $52,200 for United Way

SECO Employees Pledge $52,200 for United Way

SECO Energy’s yearly United Way pledge drive concluded on Giving Tuesday, and once again SECO employees demonstrated their personal commitment to local communities by pledging generously. This year, SECO employees pledged $52,214 for United Way’s 2018 Live United campaign.   The Tuesday after Thanksgiving is recognized as Giving Tuesday – a global giving movement to […]

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Sunshine State Stats, October 2017

Sunshine State Stats, October 2017

October 2017 was slightly warmer than the previous October, so members’ usage and bills may be slightly higher than in October 2016. The average temperature came in at 77°, while October 2016 had an average temperature of 75°. Rainfall in October 2017 came in at 2.63 inches compared to last October at 1.90 inches.   […]

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SECO News, November 2017

SECO News, November 2017

  Duncan’s Digest Greener Grid – More Megawatts   SECO Energy’s mission statement and purpose is “To provide exceptional service to our members, co workers and communities.” The very foundation of that mission requires developing long-range energy supply plans for the future. Looking ahead, not-for-profit utilities like SECO Energy must adapt to the changing landscape […]

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SECO Trustee Muffett Recognized for Seminole Board Service

SECO Trustee Muffett Recognized for Seminole Board Service

SECO Energy’s wholesale provider Seminole Electric, Inc. commended SECO’s District 6 Trustee Earl Muffett for his willingness to serve as a Seminole Trustee. Seminole’s CEO Lisa Johnson lauded Mr. Muffett’s Board service with a commemorative plaque and a letter of recognition. Mr. Muffett completed his 16-year tenure as a SECO Energy delegate on the Seminole […]

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SECO Trustee Dennison Earns Leadership Accreditation

SECO Trustee Dennison Earns Leadership Accreditation

SECO Energy applauds District 4 Trustee Richard Dennison for earning his Board Leadership Certificate (BLC) from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). This is the second advanced certification earned by Mr. Dennison, who received his Credentialed Cooperative Director certificate in November 2016.   Mr. Dennison has been a SECO member since 1999, and he […]

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