June 21, 2024

LSM Graduates 15th Executive Program Class


The Leadership Southern Maryland Executive Program graduated its 15th class on May 18. The 29 local executives completed a nine-month community leadership development program of monthly full-day discussions of regional issues.

Local Execs Briefed on Housing, Human Services Challenges


The Leadership Southern Maryland Executive Program Class of 2023 met recently to study the tri-county area’s critical housing and human services challenges.

Charles Earns Incentives for Lighting Upgrades


Charles County has received incentives for investing in energy-efficient equipment upgrades through Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s EmPOWER Maryland Business Solutions program.

SMECO Notes ENERGY STAR Priorities

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Three companies have been awarded by Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative because of their outstanding achievements in building hundreds of ENERGY STAR certified new homes in Southern Maryland in the last year.

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.