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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Crews Work Quickly, Safely When Storms Occur

    April 9, 2021

    Safely delivering reliable, consistent electricity to our members is our mission at Stearns Electric Association. But when spring and summer…

  • CEO’s Message – March 2021

    Blackouts in Texas and Grid Reliability
    The extreme cold weather event during the week of February 15 made headlines in the United States…

  • Ease the Inconvenience of Power Outages

    December 3, 2020

    Electricity powers our daily lives – lights, coffee pots, phone chargers, gaming systems, computers – you name it! During the…

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