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Be safe around overhead power lines

Be safe around overhead power lines

January 21st, 2020

January 21, 2020 – Before outdoor work or play, it is essential to look up and locate any overhead power lines. It is everyone’s job to be alert to where overhead power lines so that you can protect yourself and others. When it comes to overhead power lines, it is essential to: • Look up […]

LCEC employees Pay It Forward

January 14th, 2020

January 14, 2020 – LCEC employees do much more than just keep your lights on. They energize the community through volunteering countless hours each and every year to give back to this wonderful place we call home. From serving as Odyssey of the Mind judges to picking up trash to reading to at-risk youths, LCEC […]

LCEC Celebrating 80 Years

January 7th, 2020

January 7, 2020 – LCEC has been serving Southwest Florida’s energy needs since 1940 when orange grove owner George Judd sold the North Fort Myers Mariana Grove power plant to the members who lived in North Fort Myers. Homer T. Welch was the company’s first member of management when LCEC began with 15 miles of […]

Simple ways to save electricity during the holidays

December 17th, 2019

December 17, 2019 – It’s that time of the year where we shop, eat, visit, bake, and just plain have fun. But with that fun can come a larger than expected electric bill in January! Take some time to add these simple ways to save into your holiday plans so you avoid a potentially ho […]

Stay safe around electricity this holiday season

December 10th, 2019

December 10, 2019 – While staying safe around electricity is important year-round, it is especially important to keep electric safety in mind during the holidays. Inspect all decorations before use. Damaged sockets, exposed wires and bad connections could cause electrical shock or even a fire! After inspection, use caution when plugging in your holiday decorations. […]

Just say no to heating

December 3rd, 2019

December 3, 2019 – The weather outside isn’t quite frightful, but it is chilly for sunny SWFL! As tempting as it might be to switch on the heat at night, LCEC reminds customers that heating is the most intense use of electric energy and the most expensive electric appliance. On average, heating costs two to […]

Don’t be an energy turkey this Thanksgiving

November 26th, 2019

November 26, 2019 – As your prep your home for family, friends and Thanksgiving day fun, be sure to include energy savings in the mix. With these simple steps, you can prevent yourself from being an energy turkey while gobbling up savings: Ode to your oven: Your oven treats you well! Treat it well this […]

LCEC Volunteers Ready to Deck the Halls for Holiday Nights at Edison & Ford Winter Estates

November 12th, 2019

November 12, 2019 – LCEC employees, friends and family are gearing up to once again volunteer to decorate the Edison & Ford Winter Estates for their 44th annual Holiday Nights! During Holiday Nights, the Edison & Ford Winter Estates are adorned with thousands of lights and period decorations from the 1880s to the 1920s. Each […]

Protect yourself from sneaky scammers

November 5th, 2019

November 5, 2019 – Scammers are relentless when it comes to their attempts to trick people out of money and/or personal information. What’s worse is that scammers are upping their game, using more sophisticated and intimidating strategies. The only way to truly protect yourself is to be aware and vigilant in safeguarding your personal information. […]

Stay spooktacularly safe this Halloween

October 29th, 2019

October 29, 2019 – Candy, costumes, pumpkins and trick-or-treating are just a few things that come to mind when Halloween comes to town. It is easy to forget the most important part of Halloween…safety! Below are a few tips to keep in mind to have a spooktacularly safe Halloween night: Choose costume wisely: Whether your […]

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