Sparking Interest in Energy Industry Careers

Sparking Interest in Energy Industry Careers

SECO Energy is participating in job fairs in Central Florida, helping to spark an interest in the energy industry for young students and current job seekers in the area.   On January 12, representatives from SECO’s Human Resources and Information Technology departments attended the Youth Career Expo at On Top of the World’s Circle Square […]

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Energy Insider – 4th Quarter

Energy Insider – 4th Quarter

Sumter County Swap Meet   Someone once said you can’t buy happiness but you can buy cars and that’s kind of the same thing. Perhaps this is the reason the Sumter County Swap Meet, also known as the Florida Swap Meet, has turned into such a huge event.   The Swap Meet, Car Corral and […]

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SECO News, January 2017

SECO News, January 2017

  Duncan’s Digest: Toys for Tots and United Way   The Christmas spirit was upon us all as we participated in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. SECO’s employees helped me load hundreds of toys, donated by employees and members, for local children.   Toys for Tots collects new, unwrapped toys and […]

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Nature’s Reflections-West Indian Manatee

Nature’s Reflections-West Indian Manatee

A Unique Native Floridian   The West Indian manatee, (Trichechus manatus), is found throughout Florida’s shallow, slow-moving rivers, estuaries, saltwater bays and coastal areas. This large aquatic mammal with its innocent looking face reaches ten feet in length and weighs more than a thousand pounds. It has two flippers and a round elongated body that […]

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Students Vie for $36,000 in SECO Scholarships

Students Vie for $36,000 in SECO Scholarships

Annually, SECO Energy offers graduating high school seniors, who reside in its service area, the chance to compete for a $3,000 college scholarship.   Once again, SECO’s Board of Trustees has approved up to $36,000 in scholarships for twelve deserving high school seniors. For over 20 years, SECO Energy has awarded more than $500,000 in scholarships. As […]

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New Year, New Chance to Win with New ENERGY ESTIMATOR

New Year, New Chance to Win with New ENERGY ESTIMATOR

SECO Energy introduces its newest online energy efficiency tool – just in time to make New Year’s resolutions that count. The Energy Estimator helps members resolve to save energy and lower their monthly energy bills in 2017.   The Energy Estimator is a usage calculator based on SECO’s current residential rate with the Power Cost Adjustment […]

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Tis the Season for Scammers

Tis the Season for Scammers

During the Christmas season, scammers believe that people are more vulnerable to falling for their tricks. SECO Energy is reminding members to be cautious of any person claiming to be from the utility whether in person or on the phone. Be especially cautious of demands for immediate payment.   SECO has numerous employees and contractors […]

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Trustees Attend Cooperative Solar Ribbon-Cutting

Trustees Attend Cooperative Solar Ribbon-Cutting

SECO Energy leaders and members of the Board of Trustees attended Seminole Electric’s ribbon-cutting event unveiling its Cooperative Solar Project. This Cooperative Solar Project is a 2.2-megawatt solar facility located in Hardee County, Florida.   The ceremony was presided over by Seminole Electric Cooperative’s CEO and General Manager, Lisa D. Johnson, and the President of […]

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SECO Employees Embrace Local Charities

SECO Employees Embrace Local Charities

During this Christmas season of giving, SECO Energy employees embraced local charities by donating generously to United Way and Toys for Tots. Concern for Community is a key cooperative principle that SECO employees embody when they enrich the lives of thousands in local communities through donations.   A program that improves the quality of life […]

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SECO News, December 2016

SECO News, December 2016

  Duncan’s Digest Those who have heard me speak at our Annual Meetings or keep up with company news are well aware that SECO takes a cautious, matter-of-fact approach to solar energy. Some might label my attitude toward solar a bit “Grinch-like.” I’m happy to announce that SECO is toning down the Bah HumBug slant […]

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