LCEC – Lee County Electric Cooperative

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Stay safe during storm season

Stay safe during storm season

June 21st, 2017

Tis’ the season where skies go from sunny to scary within minutes. Preparation is key when it comes to weathering storm season in southwest Florida. Below are some tips to help you and yours stay safe during storm season: • Always keep a battery-operated radio, flashlights, and an adequate supply of new batteries on hand. […]

Storm Season Reminders for Those on Life Support

June 14th, 2017

Power outages during storm season are inevitable. Although LCEC works 24/7, 365 days/year to provide reliable electric service, temporary outages can and do occur in inclement weather. While temporary power outages are inconvenient, they can prove extremely dangerous for those on life support devices who are not prepared. LCEC reminds those on life support to: […]

Generator Safety Tips from LCEC

June 7th, 2017

Storm season is officially here! As you prepare for a hopefully uneventful storm season, it is important to refresh your generator safety knowledge. Even if you don’t own a generator, knowing how to properly use a generator can help you educate a loved one, neighbor, or even the person behind you in the store. Below […]

LCEC Prepares for Hurricane Season

May 31st, 2017

LCEC’s preparation begins long before a hurricane threatens to make landfall in Southwest Florida. To ensure LCEC has the resources needed for restoration, the organization cultivates relationships with power line and tree-trimming contractors, fuel companies, material vendors, food service vendors, other cooperatives and local agencies for back-up resources. In addition, LCEC’s more than 375 employees […]

LCEC Delivers More than Power

May 24th, 2017

At LCEC, our values go far beyond a page on our website or a poster in our building. They are our guiding principles and the framework by which LCEC has grown over the past 77 years. Just recently, two LCEC employees demonstrated our core value to energize the community by taking an active role to […]

Possibilities are endless on

May 17th, 2017

Just like our tagline states, LCEC is People. Power. Possibilities. Of the many possibilities we provide, we are especially proud of the endless amount of things that customers are able to do on Below is just a few of the things made possible on our website: • Start/Stop/Disconnect/Transfer Service • Report an outage • […]

Tips for staying cool without heating up electric costs

May 10th, 2017

Summer doesn’t technically start until the end of June, but it is already hot, hot, hot in sunny SWFL! As tempting as it is to crank down the air conditioner, LCEC reminds you to keep your thermostat at 83 degrees when you are away from your home for more than two hours and 78 degrees […]

Happy National Electrical Safety Month

May 3rd, 2017

During the month of May, LCEC joins the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) to help raise awareness about potential home electrical hazards and the importance of electrical safety. Although May is National Electrical Safety Month, it is important to be mindful every day when working with or around all things electrical. Below are some tips […]

Just say no to a second fridge in the home

April 26th, 2017

Although today’s energy efficient refrigerators provide consumers with ample storage with little impact on their electric bills, many homes in the United States have a second fridge. More often than not, this fridge is an older model that, rather than being pitched, is housed in a hot garage and used to store drinks and, on […]

LCEC Public Relations Manager Honored at FPRA Image Award Banquet

April 20th, 2017

LCEC is pleased to announce that Karen Ryan, APR, CPRC, was recognized as the 2017 Unsung Hero for the Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) at their annual Image Awards Banquet on April 13, 2017. The Unsung Hero Award was created in 2013 to recognize the contributions of SWFL FPRA members […]

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