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Join the LCEC family

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Working for LCEC is like working with family. Our family-orientated atmosphere is just one of the many things that make LCEC unique. We are always looking for people with integrity, accountability and drive to help us deliver the power that energizes our community! In addition to a robust benefits package including things like a 401(k) [...]

LCEC provides four local organizations with Environmental Funding Awards

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

LCEC is pleased to announce that it will provide Environmental Funding Awards to four local organizations whose mission centers around protecting our environment and the wildlife that inhabit it. Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife (CCFW) will receive $2,000 to support the annual Burrowing Owl Festival and the creation of a calendar from which all proceeds [...]

September is National Preparedness Month

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

The purpose of National Preparedness Month is to remind everyone to prepare now, and throughout the year, for emergencies that can affect how you live, work and play. FEMA initiated this annual campaign in 2003 to educate and empower people to know what to do in the event of any type of emergency from natural [...]

September is National Preparedness Month

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

The purpose of National Preparedness Month is to remind everyone to prepare now, and throughout the year, for emergencies that can affect how you live, work and play. FEMA initiated this annual campaign in 2003 to educate and empower people to know what to do in the event of any type of emergency from natural [...]

LCEC electric rates are fifth lowest in Florida!

Friday, September 9th, 2016

LCEC is pleased to announce that our electric rates are the fifth lowest amongst electric providers in the state of Florida as of July, 2016. These recent industry benchmarks reflect LCEC’s operating expenses per kWh sold as being in the lowest quartile nationwide, and lowest amongst comparable cooperatives in the state. “We are very pleased [...]

Summer peak reached last month!

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Last month LCEC customers used more electricity during the summer than at any time in the utility’s 76-year history. Air conditioners were working overtime thanks to sweltering temperatures and triple-digit heat indexes. LCEC recorded a system peak of 867 megawatts (MW) on August 23. Although lower than the all-time winter peak of 1,101 MW reached [...]

Energy Tools to Help Tackle Your Electric Usage

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Looking to save money on your electric bill, you are in luck! LCEC is proud to offer three energy tools which will empower you to take control of your energy consumption. kiloWATCH Track your household energy usage and approximate cost with the online energy tool, kiloWATCH. To get started, visit www.lcec.net, register for Account Access, [...]

Keeping your cool without heating up your electric bill

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Southwest Florida’s steamy subtropical summers cause the nation’s highest average annual air conditioning use. In fact, air conditioning accounts for approximately half of most average monthly utility bills. So is there a way to really keep cool in SWFL during summertime without cranking down the AC? Below are some ways to keep cool without breaking [...]

LCEC PR Team Honored at FPRA Golden Image Awards

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

The LCEC Public Relations Team proudly accepted two awards during the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) Golden Image Awards banquet held in Palm Harbor, Florida on August 9, 2016. The awards included an: –Award of Distinction for LCEC’s television commercial campaign which featured over 20 employees telling the LCEC story. –Award of Distinction for the [...]

Is your emergency kit ready?

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

We all prepare for storm season, but what about the rest of the year? An emergency kit can come in handy year-round for instances such as a disaster or even a simple power outage. Creating an emergency kit is simple and can make all the difference in a time of need. According to FEMA, these [...]