MIDS students visit Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative

MIDS students revisited SMECO’s impressive new headquarters in Hughesville, Maryland where they received a tour and hands-on lesson on how electricity is supplied throughout Maryland. SMECO’s officials provided a “hot line” demonstration which showed the dangers and safety procedures of downed power lines. Students also had a chance to learn about the future of solar energy and ask questions about alternative energy. The visit was capped off with a visit to the facility’s solar farm, where they were able to put into perspective just how obtainable a future with solar energy can be