February 25, 2017

SMECO Offers Tips for Those Considering Solar

solar

Increasing numbers of Southern Maryland residents have been making the decision to have solar panels installed on their homes, and Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative is willing to help. There are several things to consider if you are unsure of the process of choosing the right panels and having them installed.

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SMECO Plans Smart Meters Open House

Smart meters at SMECO

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative customer-members who would like to learn more about smart meters are invited to an open house Feb. 23 at SMECO’s Hughesville Office at 15035 Burnt Store Road. The open house will be held from 4 to 7 pm.

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Slater Recognized by National Safety Council

National Safety Council

Austin J. Slater, president and CEO of Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative, has been recognized by the National Safety Council as a CEO Who “Gets It” for 2017. The NSC finds safety leaders each year and recognizes their actions because they demonstrate a personal commitment of first creating and then sustaining a culture of health and safety in the workplace.

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Smart Meters Topic of SMECO Open Houses

Smart meters at SMECO

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative customer-members who would like to learn more about SMECO’s smart meters are invited to stop by any of the open houses that are planned. The first open house will be held from 4 to 7 pm Jan. 26, 2017, at the Calvert Library at 850 Costley Way in Prince Frederick.

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CSM Gets Big Rebate After Light Fixture Changes

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Making some energy-saving changes on campus garnered a big payout for the College of Southern Maryland. CSM received a $133,000 rebate from Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s Business Solutions program after the college completed retrofit lighting projects in buildings at the La Plata, Prince Frederick, and Leonardtown campuses.

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SMHEC Offers New Degree Programs

SMHEC cybersecurity programs

If you made a New Year’ resolution to improve your education credentials, then check out the offerings at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center.

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Erichsen Takes Job as MetCom Executive Director

Erichsen

George Erichsen, a longtime employee of St. Mary’s County government, will resign his position as Department of Public Works and Transportation director to accept the position of executive director with the St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission. Mr. Erichsen was chosen for the position following a nationwide search.

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Temps Go Down, Electric Bills Go Up

smeco temps go down

Winter is upon us. As the temperatures outside drop, electric bills rise. Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative offers energy-saving tips.

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TPP Recruits Science Fair Sponsors & Volunteers

Science Fair Puts the Whiz in Kids

Sponsors and volunteers are needed to sign-up by Jan. 6, 2017 to support the St. Mary’s County Science and Engineering Fair, coming up Jan. 20 and 21 at Great Mills High School in Lexington Park, MD.

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Self-Storage Increasingly Used by Diverse Groups

self-storage

Self-storage use is surging as individuals and businesses discover its utility.

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