Energy Insider – 2nd Quarter

Energy Insider – 2nd Quarter

Avoid Taking the Bait When Hackers Phish   Online phishing emails are a very real and dangerous trend. According to Wikipedia, the annual worldwide impact of phishing was as high as five billion dollars as of 2015. Today, this number is substantially more.   Being aware of what phishing emails look like and how to […]

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SECO Employee Aids Swindled Couple

SECO Employee Aids Swindled Couple

SECO Energy’s Robert Stevens, an Energy Services Specialist, possesses the brain of an investigator and the heart of a philanthropist. Robert answered the call when an elderly couple required SECO’s assistance, found the cause of the members’ energy-use concerns and provided aid when they needed it most.   SECO helps members save energy and lower […]

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Cheeseburgers, Fries and Life Lessons from Dad

Cheeseburgers, Fries and Life Lessons from Dad

In late May, a line of strong thunderstorms passed through Lake County creating widespread outages for SECO Energy members in Clermont. The storm damage was substantial but service was restored within the hour. The next day, however, members in the same area experienced an additional service interruption due to multiple equipment failures caused by the […]

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SECO Energy Sends Aid to Haiti

SECO Energy Sends Aid to Haiti

SECO Energy is partnering with NRECA International to help Haiti operate its distribution system at the Caracol Community Electrification Program (CCEP). SECO donated a late-model service truck, a late-model four-wheel drive pick-up truck, and a reel stand to aid the CCEP’s mission to offer electricity to homes and businesses in Haiti.   The donation effort […]

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Don’t be Caught in the Dark about Generator Safety

Don’t be Caught in the Dark about Generator Safety

The 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season has officially arrived, and with it the possibility of rain, lightning, heavy winds and downed trees – all of which can cause power outages. For SECO members, especially those who need continuous power to run life-saving devices, a generator can provide electricity when service is interrupted, but generators should be […]

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Clean Energy Scam Targeting SECO Members

Clean Energy Scam Targeting SECO Members

SECO Energy is warning members that scammers have cooked up another ploy to take money from members. SECO members report they are receiving phone calls and email solicitations that SECO Energy is no longer their energy provider.   One such company, Arcadia Power, currently advertises that its “Evergreen Plan” is available to SECO Energy customers. […]

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SECO News, June 2017

SECO News, June 2017

  Duncan’s Digest   Dear SECO Energy Members, From the torch, to the oil lamp, to the Edison incandescent, to the CFL and LED, lighting has changed dramatically with the times. To “let there be light” today, SECO Energy must also change with the advancements of our industry. We must control costs and provide a […]

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Protect Your Appliances for a Chance to Win a $300 Bill Credit

Protect Your Appliances for a Chance to Win a $300 Bill Credit

SECO Energy wants to help members protect their home’s appliances from damaging power surges – and offer a chance to win a $300 bill credit too! Members can start protecting their appliances with SECO’s meter based surge protection, proudly “Made in the USA.”   Sudden, powerful increases in voltage – called power surges – can […]

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Nature’s Reflections – The Green Anole

Nature’s Reflections – The Green Anole

One of Florida’s best natural pest control experts   This lively little garden critter is the Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis), pronounced uh’no-lee, of the Iguanidae family. It is the only anole native to Florida and not to be confused with the non-native Brown Anole. Its long-pointed snout and smooth skin distinguishes it, as does its […]

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