DCO Energy Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating DCO Energy, LLC (“DCO”) regarding its recent data breach. The DCO data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


DCO is an independent energy development company based in New Jersey. Founded in 2000, DCO specializes in the development, engineering, construction, start up, commissioning, operation, maintenance, and management, as well as, ownership of central energy centers, renewable energy projects and combined heat, chilling and power production facilities.2 Today, DCO is one of the largest generators of cogeneration and renewable energy projects in the Northeast.2 Headquartered in Mays Landing, New Jersey, DCO has an additional location in New Jersey and employs over 200 individuals.


Recently, DCO discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information may have been accessed and acquired. On February 22, 2024, DCO began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of personal information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number

If you received a breach notification letter from DCO Energy, LLC:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the DCO data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by DCO Energy, LLC:
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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