SMECO newsletter

volume 66 - issue 11 - November 2016

New Managing Director named

SMECO recently named Christopher Norton as the cooperative’s new Managing Director of Electric Operations and Construction. Norton, who starts his new role this month, is currently Electric Operations Manager of Major Projects at We Energies in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We Energies is the trade name of Wisconsin Electric Power Company and Wisconsin Gas LLC, utility subsidiaries of WEC Energy Group. Read more

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SMECO stands for sustainability

SMECO recently issued its position statement on sustainability to document the cooperative’s progress on meeting its goals to reduce energy consumption, minimize its carbon footprint, and increase the amount of renewable energy in its power portfolio. Read more

Keep the holidays safe

SMECO wants you to have a safe and happy time throughout the holiday season. From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, please keep safety in mind. Here are a few simple tips to remember. Read more

One dollar a month could help your neighbor

We know that part of being a good neighbor is to lend a hand when needed, and we know our customer-members share this charitable spirit, especially during the holidays. Read more