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Keep electrical safety in mind this Halloween

Keep electrical safety in mind this Halloween

October 20th, 2021

North Fort Myers, FL, October 20, 2021 – Halloween is spooky as is, but add in electrical hazards and it can be downright frightening! As you prepare for Halloween, keep electrical safety in mind. Inspect all decorations before use:Damaged sockets, exposed wires and bad connections could cause electrical shock or even a fire! After inspection, […]

Slay energy vampires in your home

October 13th, 2021

October 13, 2021 – It may be the spookiest time of year, but did you know that energy vampires lurk in your home year-round? That’s right! Energy vampires or phantom loads are terms that describe appliances and electronics that are left plugged-in even when they are not in use. These items drain electricity around the […]

October is National Cooperative Month

October 7th, 2021

October 7, 2021 – National Cooperative Month is celebrated nationwide each October to raise awareness of the benefits, values, and charitable outreach that membership provides. Although cooperatives serve different purposes, electric cooperatives share a common set of principles and values which benefit the cooperative and consumers alike. The Seven Cooperative Principles for electric cooperatives include: […]

10th Annual LCEC Goblin Gallop 5K Walk/Run/Virtual Run/Kid Run for United Way

September 30th, 2021

September 30, 2021 – In just one month, LCEC will be holding the 10th Annual LCEC Goblin Gallop 5k to benefit the United Way. The LCEC Goblin Gallop 5K Run/Walk will be held on October 30 at Jaycee Park in Cape Coral. Set up will open at 6:30 a.m. and the race starts at 7:30 […]

Don’t fall prey to sly scammers

September 22nd, 2021

September 22, 2021 – Scammers come in all shapes and sizes. Some are charming while others are threatening. No matter what the tactic, they are all relentless in their attempts to con honest people out of money/and or personal information. The best way to protect yourself is to be aware and vigilant in safeguarding your […]

LCEC awards eight local organizations with Environmental Funding Awards

September 9th, 2021

September 9, 2021 – LCEC announced that it will provide Environmental Funding Awards to ArtFest Fort Myers, Cape Coral Wildlife Trust, Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife, Monofilament Busters, Cypress Cove Landkeepers, Audubon of Southwest Florida, Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary and Future Forestry. Since the program’s inception in 2013, LCEC has awarded more than $186,000 to […]

What to do when an auto accident involves a power line

September 1st, 2021

September 1, 2021 – Auto accidents are extremely scary for all those involved. If you are ever involved in or witness to an accident that involves power lines, it imperative to follow the steps below to potentially save your life or the life of someone in need. LCEC reminds all drivers to: Remain in your […]

LCEC GenerLink™ protects you and electric crews

August 26th, 2021

August 26, 2021 – Storm season is in full swing! Even with LCEC working around the clock to deliver reliable electric, power outages can and do happen. If you plan to use your portable generator in the event of a power outage, it is vital to understand the dangers that come along with this convenience. […]

LCEC receives $27 million from FEMA for Hurricane Irma expenses

August 18th, 2021

August 18, 2021 – LCEC is pleased to announce the acceptance of $27,075,628 by FEMA to help defray the costs incurred as a result of Hurricane Irma in 2017. Hurricane Irma ravaged many parts of the LCEC six-county service territory and resulted in power outages for approximately 70 percent of LCEC customers. Extensive damage to […]

Should you power down or sleep mode your pc to lower electric usage

August 12th, 2021

August 12, 2021 – One easy way to conserve electricity while saving on your electric bill is to power down your computer when you are not using it. If you are one to jump on and off your pc for work or pleasure, LCEC energy experts recommend that you put your computer in sleep mode […]

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