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Electrical Safety

  • Surge Protection 101

    March 11, 2022

    A power surge is an unexpected increase in voltage, and it can occur from a variety of sources. Regardless of the…

  • Energy Education Continues Virtually in 2022

    February 22, 2022

    Every year as part of Stearns Electric Association’s commitment to safety and community, we present an energy efficiency and electrical…

  • Power that Persists: Power to Deliver

    February 21, 2022

    FOUNDED IN 1937 TO BRING POWER TO THE PEOPLE, THE NEWLY FORMED COOPERATIVE, STEARNS ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION, INTENDED TO BRING ELECTRICITY…

  • Downed and Dangerous: Power Line Safety

    January 13, 2022
    High Winds, Ice Storms, Heavy Snow, Lightning, Falling Trees and Vehicle Accidents Can Cause Significant Damage to the Electrical Distribution…

  • Are Portable Space Heaters Efficient for My Home?

    January 10, 2022

    Small space heaters are meant to do exactly as their name says: heat a small space. But unfortunately, many people…

  • Understanding Power Surges and Blinks

    August 26, 2021

    Have you ever noticed your lights blink during a thunderstorm? Or perhaps you’ve noticed a blinking microwave clock when you…

  • Trimming Tomorrow’s Problems

    July 26, 2021
    FOUR-YEAR TREE TRIMMING PROJECT CONCLUDES; NEXT PHASE COMMENCES
    In 2016, Stearns Electric Association began an aggressive vegetation management project. After four…

  • Keeping Transformers Clear

    June 27, 2021

    Thinking of landscaping around your transformer or junction box? Think again.

    In many residential developments and neighborhoods, you’ll find transformers and…

  • CEO’s Message – May 2021

    Electrical Safety Month Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic
    May is electrical safety month, and safety is of utmost importance at Stearns Electric Association. Not…

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