LCEC – Lee County Electric Cooperative

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Ways to save on your electric bill this summer

Ways to save on your electric bill this summer

July 18th, 2018

It may seem impossible to lower your electric bill during the hot, humid summer months, but energy-savings are possible even during this year’s SWFL summer with these simple tips: 78 is the magic number • Set your air conditioner to 78 degrees when you are home. Each degree below adds eight to 12 percent to […]

Become a generator expert this storm season

July 11th, 2018

This year’s storm season has been relatively calm but that shouldn’t deter you from being ready should a storm form. If you plan to use a generator this season, it is imperative to keep the following safety tips in mind: • Before buying a generator, determine how much electricity you need for your home. This […]

Fireworks and power lines don’t mix

June 28th, 2018

Independence Day is almost here, and SWFL has many ways to celebrate the occasion. Check online for details on all the firework displays around town. If the big fireworks displays aren’t your thing and you absolutely insist on doing fireworks yourself, there are many safety factors to consider: Fireworks and power lines do not mix! […]

LCEC electric rates are fourth lowest in Florida!

June 22nd, 2018

LCEC is pleased to announce that our electric rates are the fourth lowest amongst electric providers in the state of Florida as of the latest comparison released (April 2018). These recent industry benchmarks reflect LCEC’s operating expenses per 1,000 kWh sold as being in the lowest quartile nationwide, and one of the lowest amongst comparable […]

Extension Cord Do’s and Don’ts

June 13th, 2018

Who doesn’t love extension cords? They offer so much in terms of convenience both indoors and outdoors. But with great convenience comes great responsibility because extension cords can be dangerous. Here are the Do’s and Don’ts of safely using extension cords: Do’s: • Unplug cords when they are not in use. • Keep cords away […]

LCEC Hurricane Guide Available

June 6th, 2018

Like it or not, storm season is here. If you haven’t already, now is the time to make preparations. From reviewing your emergency plan to creating a disaster supply kit to knowing how to safely operate a portable generator, there is a lot to think about and do to protect your loved ones and personal […]

LCEC prepares for hurricane season

May 30th, 2018

LCEC’s preparation begins long before a hurricane threatens to make landfall in Southwest Florida. In fact, LCEC works year-round to prepare for storms. One of the ways that LCEC prepares is to have resources needed for restoration. We do this by cultivating relationships with power line and tree-trimming contractors, fuel companies, material vendors, food service […]

22nd Annual LCEC United Way Fishing Tournament Results

May 23rd, 2018

LCEC is proud to announce that more than $56,000 was raised at the 22nd Annual LCEC United Way Fishing Tournament on April 21, 2018 in Pine Island, Florida. All proceeds from this tournament will be donated to the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades & Okeechobee Counties. Congratulations to the winner of the grand slam, […]

May is National Electrical Safety Month

May 16th, 2018

Happy National Electrical Safety Month! LCEC joins the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) this month to help raise awareness about potential home electrical hazards and the importance of electrical safety. Although May is dedicated to electrical safety on a national level, it is important to be cautious every day when working with or around all […]

Your energy tool kit

May 9th, 2018

There are very few things you can control in life. With LCEC’s energy tools, you can essentially take control of your energy usage! These three interactive tools help you understand and manage your energy usage while conserving energy and reducing your electric bill. kiloWATCH Keep a close watch on your household energy usage and approximate […]

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