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Manager Connection – Legislative Involvement

By Syd Briggs,General Manager Although Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric’s primary goal is the basic provision of reliable and consistent power, we have discovered the need to constantly be aware and somewhat involved in federal and state politics when it involves legislation that affects our members. As the great Athenian Statesman and General Pericles once said, “Just […]

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KW Saves kWhs: Rugs & Pipes

Here are a couple easy ways to help you lower your heating costs. Check back each month for additional ideas. Place rugs on hard floors Rugs can be more than what ties a room together. They’re a layer of insulation that separates your feet from chilly hard floors. Area rugs, especially with a rug pad […]

GRE clean energy transition brings era of rate stability

At a time when prices are rising on many products and services, Great River Energy (GRE) is holding its wholesale electricity rates relatively flat into 2022 and projecting rate stability into the future. “We spent over a decade transitioning to a portfolio of power supply and transmission resources to efficiently serve our member-owner cooperatives,” said […]

SWCE awarding scholarships in 2022

Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric (SWCE) is providing $500 scholarships to qualified high school seniors graduating in 2022. One scholarship will be presented at each participating school. Scholarship eligibilty required by SWCE includes: Applicants must currently be high school seniors, who will be continuing their education on a full-time basis at a two- or four-year technical school […]

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KW Saves kWhs: Air Vents & Smart Thermostats

Here are a couple easy ways to help you lower your heating costs. Check back each month for additional ideas. Don’t block your air vents If furniture or drapes are blocking your heating vents, you’re making your furnace work harder than it should. Blocked vents increase air pressure in your ductwork, which can create cracks […]

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