Founded in 1944, Glades Electric Cooperative is a member-owned company that provides electric services to more than 15,000 consumers. It serves small and large businesses, convenience stores, schools, sand mines, packing houses and municipalities. The company also provides Home Guard meter base devices, tear drop fixtures and GenerLink portable generators. Glades Electric Cooperative offers maintenance and repair services. The company also installs outdoor lighting without fees. It provides online energy auditing services through home energy calculators. The company offers emergency services for hurricanes and storms. It purchases wholesale power from Seminole Electric Cooperative, which is a generation and transmission cooperative headquartered in Tampa, Fla. Glades Electric Cooperative maintains a location in Moore Haven, Fla.