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Care for your air conditioner and it will take care of you!

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

As temperatures continue to increase this summer so does our appreciation for air conditioning. To keep your AC running efficiently this summer without heating up your electric bill, follow these simple tips: Call a professional: Have your AC unit serviced annually by a reputable HVAC professional. Tune-ups usually cost anywhere from $70 to $100. Clean [...]

LCEC Employees “Pay It Forward” for Their Favorite Charities

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

LCEC employees proudly volunteer thousands of hours a year in our community. From coaching little league to packing meals at the soup kitchen to mentoring local at-risk students, our employees give of their time and their hearts to help others. In an effort to support their passion for philanthropy, LCEC designed the Pay It Forward [...]


Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Electric Rates Far Below State and National Averages Beginning July 1, LCEC electric rates will fall for the fifth time in the last three years, thanks to a rate reduction approved this morning by the LCEC Board of Trustees. The residential rate for 1,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) will fall to $102.50, a drop of almost nine [...]

LCEC honored as Fit-Friendly Worksite by American Heart Association

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

LCEC is proud to celebrate its fourth year as an American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite. As a platinum-level Fit-Friendly Worksite, LCEC: –Offers employees physical activity options in the workplace. –Offers healthy eating options at the worksite. –Promotes a wellness culture in the workplace. –Demonstrates measurable outcomes related to workplace wellness. The American Heart Association Fit-Friendly [...]

LCEC launches informational website

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

LCEC is proud to unveil an informational website to provide information, answer questions, and solicit feedback from customers. The goal of is to provide customers with an easy-to-access source of information for all things LCEC and Cape Coral-related. This site will be updated regularly as LCEC continues to work with the City of Cape [...]

LCEC Prepares for Hurricane Season

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

LCEC’s preparation begins long before a hurricane threatens to make landfall in Southwest Florida. In fact, we prepare year-round to ensure that the resources needed for restoration are in place. To do this, LCEC cultivates relationships with power line and tree-trimming contractors, fuel companies, material vendors, food service vendors, other cooperatives and local agencies for [...]

LCEC Public Relations Team Wins Big at FPRA Image Awards

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

The LCEC Public Relations Team was honored with three awards at the 2016 Southwest Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) Image Awards on April 19, 2016. The team won an: –Award of Distinction for LCEC’s 75th Anniversary Commemorative Book –Image Award and the Grand Image Award for three commercial spots which featured LCEC’s [...]

Beware of Electrical Hazards While Boating

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

It’s the perfect time of year to head out and enjoy the beautiful waterways of SWFL! As you head out on the water, it is vital to remember the following safety tips: –Always be aware of power lines when boating or fishing. Be sure to keep at least 10 feet distance between your boat and [...]

May is National Electrical Safety Month

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

May is National Electrical Safety Month! During this month, LCEC joins the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) to help raise awareness about potential home electrical hazards and the importance of electrical safety. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), exposure to electricity continues to be a substantial cause of injury and death among workers [...]

20th Annual LCEC United Way Fishing Tournament Results

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

LCEC is proud to announce that nearly $50,000 was raised at the 20th Annual LCEC United Way Fishing Tournament on April 16, 2016 in Pine Island, Florida. All proceeds from this tournament will be donated to the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades & Okeechobee Counties. This amount includes a portion of the prize money [...]