LAKELAND, FL (August 20, 2014) – Lakeland Electric is offering its 3rd Customer Academy beginning on September 9, 2014. The Lakeland Electric Customer Academy is a free, interactive informational program that allows customers the opportunity to gain insight into our community-owned electric utility and discuss energy industry “hot topics” with subject matter experts.
The academy will consist of six (6), two-hour evening sessions, with sessions held on every other Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. Refreshments will be served prior to each session between 5:30-6:00 p.m. Participants are highlyencouraged to attend all six sessions to get the most from the program. Class size is limited to the first thirty (30) Lakeland Electric customers.
Academy Topics include:
· Explanation of Electricity—from generation to billing
· Power Plant and Substation Tours
· Accessing your “Smart Meter” information on the web
· Energy Efficiency
· Utility financials and rate structures