May 19, 2024

SMECO Donates LEDs to Food Bank

SMECO Donates LEDs to Food Bank

As part of Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s participation in EmPOWER Maryland, 32,688 LEDs were donated to help families who need assistance save money by reducing energy use.

SMECO Marks Three-Million-Bulb Milestone

SMECO Marks Three-Million-Bulb Milestone

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative has hit a milestone. The co-op has announced that residential customer-members have bought three million ENERGY STAR bulbs since 2010.

CSM Gets Big Rebate After Light Fixture Changes


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.

Light Bulbs Donated to Help Families in Need

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SMECO has donated 30,000 energy-saving light bulbs to be distributed by the Southern Maryland Food Bank.

SMECO Focuses on 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.

SMECO Announces Energy Saving Winners

Richard Dyson, La Plata, reduced energy by 54.1 % in April, May, and June of 2013 to win SMECO’s Energy Saving Challenge. Diane Zrimsek, Lexington Park, came in second with a 53.2 % difference.