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Spooky energy savings in the spirit of efficiency

by Abby Berry, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) This spooky season, we’re sharing a few energy-saving tricks so you can treat yourself to lower energy bills. Here are four simple ways to summon the spirit of energy efficiency: • Conjure instant savings with a smart thermostat. One of the easiest ways to save energy […]

Electric co-ops grow for the communities they serve

October is National Co-op Month Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric is joining cooperatives across the U.S., to celebrate National Co-op Month during October. Co-ops come in all shapes and sizes, but they each have a common goal: to provide goods or services for the members of the co-op. Electric cooperatives, including Steele-Waseca, exist to serve their members. […]

Farm Safety Field Day

The University of Minnesota Extension Service hosted a Farm Safety Field Day Wednesday, Aug. 9, at the Sammon Acres Feed Mill in rural Faribault. Farmers and ag professionals were invited to the farm safety refresher and hands-on safety training. Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric Safety Coordinator/Member Service Representative Jack Schwab demonstrated transformer safety practices used in turning […]

Is your dual fuel system ready for cold weather?

If you have a dual fuel heating system, also known as an off-peak system, now is the time to be sure your off-peak controls are functioning, and your backup system is prepared. Your fuel supply should be checked and chimneys cleaned. Summer storms can damage equipment controls within off-peak heating systems. It is the member’s […]

Manager Connection: Cybersecurity Awareness Month

In today’s world, most of us don’t leave the front door unlocked. We protect our homes, loved ones, and valuables from intruders with locks, alarms, and other security measures. Cybersecurity is no different. It’s the practice of protecting other valuables such as your identity, banking, health records, and other sensitive information from digital attacks and […]

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