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 News, October 2017

SECO News, October 2017

  Duncan’s Digest HURRICANE IRMA HITS HARD   Hurricane Irma is indeed the biggest, baddest, meanest named storm we’ve seen in a long time. Irma’s damage to our system was more significant than we experienced in the infamous 2004 hurricane season.   Hurricane Irma – the aptly named “war goddess” – arrived with an arsenal […]

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Nature’s Reflections – Living with Alligators

Nature’s Reflections – Living with Alligators

Keep your distance and NEVER feed them   Florida’s official state reptile is the American Alligator (Alligator mississippensis). This largest North American reptile is a common site in Florida’s waterways. Our state is home to 1.3 million of them. People are intrigued by alligators, but they are dangerous creatures if someone attempts to handle or […]

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SECO News, September 2017

SECO News, September 2017

  Duncan’s Digest MEGAWATTS & MILLIONS   On November 12, 1938, the first employees of Sumter Electric Cooperative electrified 400 homes at the crossroads of Sumter, Lake and Marion Counties. Sumter Electric has since evolved from a small, rural electric cooperative into our d/b/a name of SECO Energy, and has grown into a regional, not-for-profit […]

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Nature’s Reflections – Nine-Armed Sea Star

Nature’s Reflections – Nine-Armed Sea Star

Once called a starfish, although it is not a fish   Sea stars are Echinoderms (Echinodermata) —a group of animals whose name means “spiny skin,” which includes sea urchins, feather stars, sand dollars and sea cucumbers. About two thousand species exist exclusively in oceans worldwide. None are found on land or in freshwater. Sea stars […]

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SECO News, August 2017

SECO News, August 2017

  Duncan’s Digest Third J.D. Power Award!!   Thank you, members, for honoring SECO Energy with a third J.D. Power award. J.D. Power’s 2017 Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study, has once again ranked your not-for-profit electric cooperative “Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Electric Cooperatives.” Our 2017 trophy marks a three-year streak of J.D. Power […]

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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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