August 5, 2020

SMECO Urges Residents to Prepare for Power Outages

power outages

With the potential impact of heavy rains and high winds facing Southern Maryland on Tuesday, Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative is urging area residents to take steps to prepare for possible storm-related power outages.

Hance-Wells New SMECO Director


Susie Hance-Wells of Prince Frederick has been appointed to the SMECO Board of Directors to fill the unexpired portion of Samuel “Jack” Hammett’s three-year term, which ends in 2021.

SMECO, CoBank Donate to Local Groups

CoBank SMECO Account Mobile App

Four groups recently were awarded contributions from Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative and CoBank.

SMECO Awards Four Scholarships

Four Scholarships

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative has awarded four scholarships to high school seniors for 2020 — Aaliah Amosu, Chloe Harsha, Jordan Homan, and Alyssa Mazzone.

SMECO Helps Out-of-Work Members


If your income has been affected by the pandemic, don’t wait: Contact SMECO about payment arrangements and also for information on where to apply for assistance.

SMECO Rate Reduction Takes Effect in May


Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative has received the OK to lower the power supply rates that customer-members pay for electric service.

SMECO Honors Outstanding Teachers

Twenty educators were honored by Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative for their leadership in the fields of mathematics, science, technology, and engineering.

Hammett Leaves SMECO Board After 30 Years


Samuel “Jack” Hammett has resigned his seat on the Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative Board of Directors. He served on the board for 30 years.

SMECO Board Accepting Nominations


The Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative Board of Directors has appointed 10 members to its 2020 Nominating Committee scheduled to meet May 13.

Students Show Off Computer Skills


The Southern Maryland High School Computer Bowl, sponsored by SMECO, was held March 7 at North Point High School in Waldorf.