January 20, 2017

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

rebate

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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Workshop Aims to Break Bid Barriers

Workshop break bid barriers

Is your business ready to compete for federal, state, and local highway construction contracts? Are you a Maryland Disadvantage Business Enterprise company? Then get ready to update your calendar with an event that will help you update your business.

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Resume Bank Sees More Updates

Hoyer Jobs Growth Dec. 2016

Several updates have been made to the House Democrats’ Official Online Resume Bank, announced by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) this week.

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SMECO Focuses on Sustainability

Sustainability

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative has recently reiterated its commitment to minimizing its carbon footprint and increasing the amount of renewable energy in its power portfolio. SMECO issue a position statement on sustainability in October to document its progress on meeting those goals.

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