September 24, 2023

SMECO Has Speakers Bureau Available to Civic Groups

Speakers Bureau

Groups and organizations looking for a program to fill a meeting agenda shouldn’t overlook the Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative. The utility’s Speakers Bureau offers the expertise of SMECO employees who will be glad to present a program on a wide range of topics.

SMECO Board Election, Annual Meeting Held


Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative held its 85th annual meeting last week at the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall. New board members were elected.

SMECO Annual Meeting Aug. 24 in Mechanicsville


Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s annual members’ meeting will start at 6pm August 24 at the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department.

SMECO Board of Director Ballots Mailed


SMECO has mailed ballots for its board of directors election. Online and mail-in ballots must be received by August 17, 2023. The annual members’ meeting will be August 24.

SMECO Crews Tackled Outages After Weekend Storm


Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative crews worked throughout the night on Saturday, July 29, to restore electric service to members who were affected by power outages from severe weather.

Capital Credits Refunded to SMECO Members


Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative is refunding members’ capital credits totaling nearly $5.6 million. Of that total, a general refund of approximately $3 million will be issued in July.

SMECO Warns of Scammer Threats

Know What You Owe

SMECO members have reported receiving calls from scammers threatening to disconnect their power if they don’t make a payment. Do not make a payment until you’ve checked your account balance. SMECO will not call and threaten to disconnect your power in 30 minutes.

Four Earn SMECO Scholarships


Four high school seniors who live in the Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative service area have been awarded scholarships. They are Zoe McCall, Lauren McNair, Ivy Phillips, and William Spruill.

It’s Hurricane Season. Plan & Prepare


Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative urges residents to take measures to plan and prepare for storms during hurricane season.

Report Osprey Nests on Utility Poles


If you spot a nest on the crossarm of a Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative utility pole, or a bird attempting to build a nest, let SMECO know.