Member newsletter for Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative

Innovate and grow

This past year, we have shared information on SMECO’s 2023–2027 Strategic Plan, including a short overview of the key pillars shaping the focus of the overall plan. One key facet influencing action in all pillars is your cooperative’s focus on innovation and growth.

Innovate and grow

Members Helping Members

Part of being a good neighbor is lending a hand when needed, and we know our members share this charitable spirit, especially during the holidays.


Keep holidays merry and bright

Have a safe and happy time throughout the holiday season. Please stay safe with these simple tips.

Holiday safety

Nominate an outstanding teacher

Each year, SMECO works with the school systems of Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s counties to present Outstanding Teacher awards to educators for their leadership in the fields of mathematics, science, technology, and engineering.

Outstanding teacher

Standard Offer Service rate update

Total residential Standard Offer Service (SOS) rate for October: $0.079010 per kilowatt-hour (kWh).

  • Winter Residential Energy Charge: $0.0854 per kWh
  • October Residential Power Cost Adjustment (PCA): ($0.006390) per kWh

SOS rates

Community Calendar

Find out about upcoming events in Southern Maryland.