July 18, 2024

SoMD’s Energy Sector Topic for Local Leaders


The Leadership Southern Maryland Executive Program went behind the scenes of the Southern Maryland energy sector in April to better understand its impact on the region’s life and economy.

SMECO Unveils EV Charging Station in La Plata

EV charging station

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative has opened its first electric vehicle public charging station in Charles County at Laurel Springs Regional Park in La Plata.

1st SMECO EV Charging Station Opens

Charging Station

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative opened its first EV Recharge public charging station for electric vehicles at the St. Mary’s County Public Library and Garvey Activity Senior Center on Hayden Farm Lane in Leonardtown. The station has 24-hour access.

Light Bulbs Donated to Help Families in Need

light bulbs

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

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.