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    The Power of Preparation

    September 7, 2022

    With severe weather events occurring more frequently, now more than ever, it makes sense to be prepared. During a prolonged…

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    CEO’s Message – June 2022

    Power Supply and Summer Energy Demand: Should We Be Concerned?
    If you’ve been paying attention to energy-industry news recently, you might have heard…

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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…

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    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…

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    The Evolution of Electricity

    December 6, 2021

    The power supply mix that brings electricity to your home, business or farm has evolved. Coal-fired power plants — once…

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    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…

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    CEO’s Message – August 2021

    Power Supply Transformation Continues
    Great River Energy (GRE), Stearns Electric Association’s wholesale power provider, recently announced an agreement to sell Coal Creek Station…

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    A Chain Reaction – Substation Upgrades

    June 17, 2021

    At Stearns Electric Association, we strive to always provide our member-consumers with reliable electricity. Many times, that means being proactive…

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    Hot Weather can Stress the Electric Grid, But Co-ops Have a Plan

    June 3, 2021

    Minnesotans experience weather in extremes oftentimes on a recurring cycle — from deep freezes to big melts to heat waves…