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Electrical System Reliability

  • Clean energy, new tech driving big changes to electricity

    March 18, 2022

    You don’t notice it when you plug in your toaster or charge your phone, but the way electricity is produced…

  • CEO’s Message – December 2021

    Power Supply and System Reliability
    As we move into another Minnesota winter, I want to discuss Stearns Electric Association’s energy resources and electrical…

  • Cooperatives Build Community

    October 7, 2021

    The cooperative business model has a history of building community from the ground up. Nearly a century ago when utilities…

  • Cybersecurity Awareness

    September 23, 2021

    Next month is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. In preparation, learn how to stay safe with these tips from the Department of…

  • How the Grid Works

    September 10, 2021

    WHEREVER ENERGY IS NEEDED, THE GRID IS THERE

    Whenever you flip a switch, plug in your phone or open your refrigerator,…

  • 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…

  • Powering You Through: The Storm and The Clear

    August 23, 2021

    Electricity offers many everyday conveniences – lighting for homes, appliances for cooking, televisions, game consoles and tablets for entertainment, just…

  • 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…

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