September 21, 2023

SMECO Continues Power Restoration Work

As of 12:15 pm Thursday, January 6, Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative has about 1,626 members without electric service following Monday’s snowstorm.

SMECO: Be Prepared for Power Outages


Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative urges its members to plan for fundamental needs in the event of a power outage. The key is to be prepared. Take these steps before, during, and after an outage.

Prepare for Weather-Related Outages, SMECO Urges

Prepare for Weather-Related Outages, SMECO Urges

SMECO is urging its customer-members to take steps to prepare for possible weather-related power outages due to the potential heavy rains and high winds that could face Southern Maryland during this year’s hurricane season.

SMECO Tips to Prepare for Power Outages

After two relatively easy winters, it is a good idea to refresh your knowledge of how to prepare for power outages.

Prepare for Storm-Related Power Outages

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As a winter storm approaches, area residents should prepare for the possibility of storm-related power outages.

Stay Warm and Connected in the Worst Weather

Comfort Inn Lexington Park generator

Comfort Inn and Suites’ generator ensures that you won’t be left to the mercy of the wind and cold.

Updated: Sandy Broke the Electric Grid in 905 Places

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Only about 60 incidents remain to be repaired.

County Has 6,200 Homes without Power

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At approximately 7 p.m. on Oct. 29, SMECO had approximately 6,200 customers without power in four counties.

SMECO Assembles Largest Pre-Storm Force Ever

Daniel Hutchins and Jeremy Green in capacitor changeout

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative has gathered, pre-storm, its largest group of linemen and service restoration personnel ever.

SMECO: St. Mary’s County Is Totally Back Online

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Power is fully restored to the county after Friday’s powerful thunderstorm.