Cooperative Review

Member newsletter for Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative

SMECO held 30th regional MATHCOUNTS competition

Each year, more than 500 regional competitions are held in middle schools across the country. In 2024, your cooperative held the 30th annual regional MATHCOUNTS Competition at Calvert High School. 


Board election process begins

Every year, SMECO conducts its members’ meeting for the purpose of electing directors and voting on bylaw changes. In 2024, elections will be held to fill one position in Calvert/Anne Arundel, and two positions each in Charles and St. Mary’s counties. Ballots will be mailed and members can vote by mail or online.

Board Elections

Call Before You Dig

SMECO has many underground electric lines. 

Contact Miss Utility at 811 to locate underground lines before you begin digging. You make one call, Miss Utility contacts companies to mark electric, cable TV, phone, gas, water, and sewer lines.

Call 811

Standard Offer Service rate update

Total residential Standard Offer Service (SOS) rate for February: $0.081939 per kilowatt-hour (kWh).

  • Winter Residential Energy Charge: $0.0854 per kWh
  • February Residential Power Cost Adjustment (PCA): ($0.003461) per kWh

SOS Rate

Community Calendar

Find out about upcoming events in Southern Maryland.