Renewable Energy

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    What is Beneficial Electrification?

    March 7, 2021

    If you’re like most Americans, you’re interested in saving money on energy costs and might also be interested in doing…

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    CEO’s Message – August 2020

    Pandemic Updates and Battery Storage
    Stearns Electric Association has been operating in a medium pandemic response since mid-March. We are entering our sixth…

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    CEO’s Message – June 2020

    Changes to Our Wholesale Power Supply
    In early May, Stearns Electric Association’s power supplier, Great River Energy, announced plans to transform its power…

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    Members have clean energy options

    June 16, 2020

    You want to add more renewable energy? So do we. Working with Stearns Electric Association can help you achieve your…

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    Where Your Electricity Comes From

    May 14, 2020

    When you turn the lights on in your house, there’s a large and diverse system of power generation facilities throughout…

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    CEO’s Message – March 2020

    Our Power Supply Partner – Great River Energy
    As a distribution cooperative, Stearns Electric Association provides power to homes, businesses and farms throughout…

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    Busting Electric Vehicle Myths

    Electric vehicles (EV) aren’t just for short trips close to home. Technological advancements and an ever-expanding charging network have made EVs a…

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    CEO’s Message – August 2019

    Clean Energy, Balanced with Reliability
    During the 2019 Minnesota legislative session we saw plenty of bills introduced to develop new energy policies. Some…

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    Road Trip; Recharged – An EV Expedition

    2,600 miles across rural America in an electric vehicle creates research and awareness
    In May, the Stearns Electric Communications Team endeavored on a…