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Electric rates reduced more than 10% since 2014!

Electricity is something that no one wants to live without. It provides so many things that make life easier – food, shelter, clothing, light, air conditioning, and entertainment. When customers pay that monthly bill it is rare that they consider all the things electricity makes possible. LCEC works hard to make sure customers are receiving a good value. While most costs …

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Electric franchise agreements: What are they?

(July 7, 2016) — We wrote recently in this LCEC blog about electric franchise agreements and what they are designed to accomplish. There is often confusion between a franchise agreement and what are known as service territory agreements. Misperceptions sometimes surface when franchise agreements are up for review. A common misperception in any electric franchise discussion is that electric franchise agreements …

New franchise agreement discussions to begin

(June 30, 2016) — Attorneys for the City of Cape Coral have filed a temporary abatement of the City’s Public Service Commission (PSC) complaint relating to LCEC electric service, allowing discussions to begin toward a new franchise agreement. The move came after several discussions between LCEC Executive Vice President and CEO Dennie Hamilton and the City’s franchise negotiation consultant, Stuart …