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Just say no to hand washing dishes

Just say no to hand washing dishes

September 8th, 2022

September 8, 2022 – The days of hand washing dishes are long gone and for good reason. Not only is hand washing dishes time consuming, it wastes water and contributes to your energy consumption. According to ENERGY STAR, using a dishwasher can save you more than $40 a year verses washing dishes by hand. Below […]

Use caution around pad-mounted transformers

August 31st, 2022

August 31, 2022 – The big green boxes that reside in residential neighborhoods are called pad-mounted transformers and caution must be practiced around them.  What is a pad-mounted transformer?Pad-mounted transformers work in the same capacity as the transformers (gray cans) on the top of electric poles do. In essence, they convert higher-voltage electricity to a […]

2022 LCEC 26th Annual Fishing Tournament to benefit the United Way

August 25th, 2022

August 25, 2022 – Calling all anglers to the 2022 LCEC 26th Annual Fishing Tournament for United Way. This catch and release tournament is happening on Saturday, September 10, at D&D Matlacha Bait and Tackle. Tournament will have an honor start at 7 a.m. and final photos must be submitted by 2:30 p.m. A mandatory […]

Choosing the right temperature for your home

August 17th, 2022

August 17, 2022 – Hot days will be here for awhile still, but cooler days aren’t too far away. Depending on the temperature in sunny SWFL, it is important to choose the right temperature to keep your house comfy while keeping your energy consumption low. LCEC energy experts recommend the following: Hot day:LCEC recommends setting […]

Use caution around overhead power lines

August 10th, 2022

August 10, 2022 – If you take the time to look up, you’ll notice that overhead power lines are everywhere. Practicing caution around these lines is the responsibility of everyone. When it comes to being safe around overhead power lines, it is essential to: Look up to locate all overhead power lines. Stay at least […]

Application deadline approaching for LCEC Environmental Funding Award

August 3rd, 2022

August 3, 2022 – September 1 is the deadline to apply for an LCEC Environmental Funding Award. To apply, organizations should visit www.lcec.net/about-lcec/community-and-education/environment 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 related to the environment and the utility industry and have […]

July Power Cost Adjustments Implemented

July 20th, 2022

July 20, 2022 – A Power Cost Adjustment (PCA) increase was implemented for LCEC customers in July. Prior to 2022, LCEC hasn’t had a PCA increase since 2008. In fact, there have been five PCA decreases since 2014. The PCA increase equates to $55.50 per 1,000 kWh which will result in approximately a 27.5 percent increase per 1,000 kWh […]

Energy savings tips for the hot summer

July 20th, 2022

July 20, 2022 – There are many easy and free ways to save on your energy consumption while staying cool this summer. LCEC energy experts recommend the following tips: 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 for […]

Are you storm ready?

July 14th, 2022

July 14, 2022 – The heavy rainfall of summer storms pales in comparison to what Mother Nature is capable of. Now is the time to ensure that your home is ready should a major storm come our way this hurricane season. The following tips can help storm-harden your home: -Protect your windows with hurricane shutters […]

National Lineworker Appreciation Day is July 10

July 7th, 2022

July 7, 2022 – The Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), the Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA), the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and LCEC join together to salute the nation’s electrical lineworkers on July 10 for National Lineworker Appreciation Day. This appreciation day honors the life and work […]

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