BECAUSE OF THE COVID-19 crisis, families across South Carolina have been working and going to school remotely. More time at home likely means a surge in home energy use—and in upcoming electric bills. The annual rising temperatures will play a significant role, as well. Simple money-saving steps can help lower monthly electric bills without jeopardizing… Continue Reading Tips for managing energy use during COVID-19
FAST AND RELIABLE INTERNET is more important than ever as many of us find ourselves spending more time at home. In the past few months, my family has become increasingly dependent on the internet for educational resources, entertainment, and connecting with family and friends. This new “normal” has made me even more excited to begin… Continue Reading Faster internet is coming!
THERE IS NEVER a good time for a scam, unless you are a scam artist. A pandemic like COVID-19 creates opportunities for utility scams as criminals prey upon their victims’ fears. Scammers may threaten you with everything from legal action to turning off power to your home. Utility scams can involve an individual posing as… Continue Reading Bad times are good times for scammers
During this public health crisis, we’ve heard a lot about flattening the curve—the idea that social distancing will prevent a tragically unmanageable spike in COVID-19 cases. We are certainly adhering to recommended social distancing practices here at Lynches River Electric Cooperative, and we hope you are as well. I want to mention about another spike… Continue Reading The meter is still running