Southeast Utilities of Georgia ("SEU") was founded in January, 1997 by one of the sons of the founder of CCU in Miami. Our founder, Chris Walker, ventured into Georgia and South Carolina to develop new markets while also serving customers in Florida. Today, SEU provides telecom construction services in Georgia, South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. We currently have offices in Augusta, GA, Aiken, SC, Newberry, SC, Charleston, SC, Savannah, GA, Jacksonville, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Tallahassee, FL, Panama City, FL, Memphis, TN, Huntsville, AL and Chattanooga, TN.
Last year, Southeast Utilities did more than $75 million in revenue, completed over 1000 miles of retrofit, 300 miles of new build underground and aerial construction, and 200 miles of fiberoptic construction (splicing and certification). In 2020, SEU was acquired and became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Congruex, LLC.
General Overview of Projects
Southeast Utilities, Inc. has worked on many SCADA projects over the past 25 years for several Cooperatives and Municipalities. In 1993 one of our area managers built Georgia’s first SCADA system in Newnan, GA. We are currently rebuilding this project in several phases. Our business has grown by leaps and bounds from those early days to where we are now designing and building other systems throughout the entire southeast. One of our most present builds was finished in 2017 for Newberry Electric Coop. In 2016 we designed and built over 100 miles. Our company is in the process of launching a 1,500 mile fiber project for a rural Internet service in the surrounding area.
In 2017 SEU started an aggressive system upgrade in Florida, ranging from Jacksonville over to Panama City. This is a node plus zero platform with approximately 50 nodes a week currently being upgraded. This extensive project is scheduled to finish in 2020.
Also, in 2017 SEU opened a new office in Fayetteville, Tennessee to support a system wide upgrade for Mediacom. This project consists of a fiber overbuild and electronic upgrade ranging down toward Huntsville, Alabama.
For the last 5 years we have been working in Florida on a node split project for Comcast that encompass the entire North Florida and Southern Georgia area. This project is to reduce the amount of customers per node and has no end in sight.
The commercial and residential fiber business has exploded in all of our areas. Projects such as Metro E and FTTP are the next wave in the communication industry. We have been involved since their inception and lead the way in all of our markets. Our fiber staff has decades of experience and continue to grow their education in new technologies entering this field.