Reliable Energy

  • Powering You Through: The Past and The Future

    December 23, 2021

    Today you can flip a switch and the lights come on, but that wasn’t always the case. Not that long…

  • 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…

  • 12 Days of Energy Efficiency

    December 13, 2021

    On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me, tips for energy efficiency?! We are officially 12…

  • 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…

  • Powering You Through: The Big and The Small

    October 25, 2021

    When it comes down to business, Stearns Electric Association proudly provides the electricity needed to our commercial members to keep…

  • CEO’s Message – October 2021

    It’s a Matter of (Co-op!) Principles
    ACE Hardware, State Farm, REI, Land O’Lakes and Stearns Electric Association all share something in common: we’re…

  • 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…

  • Minnesota Cold Weather Rule

    September 27, 2021
    Minnesota Cold Weather Rule Extended Due to Omnibus Bill
    The Minnesota Cold Weather Rule, under statute (216B.097), protects residential utility customers…

  • CEO’s Message – September 2021

    Future Focus: Strategy and Planning
    Every three years, the Stearns Electric Board of Directors, alongside the Cooperative’s Executive and Management teams, create a…