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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 […]

Behind the Scenes with Jen-SWCE 1936 Replica Service Truck, Bids Due

SWCE Executive Assistant Jen Shimpach takes us on a ‘behind the scenes’ look at the red replica service truck that is being sold. Sealed bids are due by 3 PM today if you’re interested in purchasing the truck. Contact the SWCE office! An actual SWCE service truck is currently being repainted, which will be on […]

Extension cord safety

Courtesy: Electrical Safety Foundation International Using extension cords properly is critical to your safety. With continuous use over time, an extension cord can rapidly deteriorate, creating a potentially dangerous electric shock or fire hazard. Stay safe from electric shock and electrical fires with the following tips: •Do not overload extension cords or allow them to […]

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