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Global supply chain issues may result in major service delays extending through 2023. LCEC is taking measures to mitigate the situation.

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Beat the heat with tips from LCEC

Beat the heat with tips from LCEC

May 4th, 2022

May 4, 2022 – As hot as it feels now, summertime will bring even hotter temperatures to sunny SWFL. LCEC recommends taking simple steps now to beat the heat: When cooling your home, set the thermostat at 78 degrees Fahrenheit. Each degree below adds 8 to 12 percent to the cooling costs. While away from home […]

LCEC Rates Remain Low – May Power Cost Adjustment

May 2nd, 2022

May 2, 2022 – A Power Cost Adjustment (PCA) increase will be implemented for LCEC customers on their May bill. The increase is the result of rising purchased power costs passed on from the LCEC power supplier, Florida Power and Light (FPL). PCA charges are determined after consideration of projected costs for purchased power. When […]

Pirating electricity is a crime

April 28th, 2022

April 28, 2022 – Those stealing electricity may not have an eye patch or captain a ship, but they are pirates nonetheless. Theft of electricity is a crime, and a dangerous one at that. Stealing electricity is not victimless and can be life threatening. In an effort to safeguard the best interests of all customers, […]

National Lineman Appreciation Day is April 18

April 14th, 2022

April 14, 2022 – One of our favorite days at LCEC is around the corner! National Lineman Appreciation Day is April 18. On this special day, LCEC honors not just our dedicated linemen, but line workers around the world, for the imperative and dangerous work they do. These dedicated, highly skilled workers put their lives […]

A slow-moving global supply chain impacts electric utilities

April 11th, 2022

April 11, 2022 – Global supply chain challenges and material shortages may cause delays in the installation new LCEC electric service and district lighting. Disruptions in manufacturing and delivery, as a result of COVID-19, raw material, labor shortages, and nationwide weather events such as ice storms and tornadoes are making it difficult for suppliers to […]

LCEC employee honored as Chamber of Commerce of Cape Coral 2021 Trustee of the Year

April 7th, 2022

April 7, 2022 – Construction & Maintenance Supervisor Jeff Justin was recently named the 2021 Trustee of the Year for the Chamber of Commerce of Cape Coral. Justin and his wife joined the Chamber three years ago. During that time, LCEC supported Justin’s role as a Trustee and participation in the eight-week Cape Coral Chamber […]

Keeping cool while keeping energy costs low

March 31st, 2022

March 31, 2022 – SWFL is hot year-round which means that air conditioning is a not really an option, but rather a necessity. When it comes to cooling your home, LCEC recommends installing a smart thermostat that will automatically raise and lower the temperature at certain times of the day. Programmable thermostats not only save […]

LCEC provides Environmental Funding Awards to five local organizations

March 23rd, 2022

March 23, 2022 – LCEC announced that it will provide Environmental Funding Awards to Calusa Land Trust and Preserve of Pine Island, Inc., Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Friends of Cape Coral Environment, Inc., Friends of Fakahatchee, and the Sanibel Sea School. Collectively, these five award winners are receiving nearly $18,000. Since the inception of the LCEC […]

Deadline approaching for LCEC Environmental Funding Award applications

March 10th, 2022

March 10, 2022 – March 15 is the first of two deadlines in 2022 to apply for an LCEC Environmental Funding Award. To apply for an environmental funding award, organizations should visit to download the application. Interested organizations must meet certain criteria to be considered for the award including that the funding must be utilized for projects/programs […]

Be Tree Wise to Avoid Injury

February 23rd, 2022

January 23, 2022 – When it comes to pruning vegetation, the difference between being tree wise and being careless could result in serious death or injury. LCEC reminds customers to never attempt to prune vegetation near electrical wires or remove branches that are touching power lines. Touching or contacting a power line with body parts, […]

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