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FAQ’s on Electric Vehicles (EVs)

It’s no secret that consumer interest in electric vehicles (EVs) is growing, and Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric has been receiving general inquiries about EVs, along with requests for specific information on charging requirements, incentives, etc. You have probably also heard that most automakers are transitioning many or all their new vehicles to electric-only models over the […]

Energy efficiency tax credits for homeowners

Courtesy: Energy Star® As part of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022, federal tax credits for energy efficient home upgrades have been increased and extended until 2032. This not only means that you may be eligible to claim credit for qualifying home improvements on your 2022 federal tax return, but you can also plan […]

Applications being accepted for 2023 Washington, D.C. Youth Tour

Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric is sponsoring two eligible students Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric is accepting applications from eligible high school sophomores or juniors for an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., for the 2023 Youth Tour, June 13-18. The tour is coordinated through the Minnesota Rural Electric Association (MREA) and hosted by the National Rural Electric Cooperative […]

Steele-Waseca partners with Voices for Cooperative Power on legislative policies impacting rural energy consumers

Courtesy: Minnesota Rural Electric Association (MREA) As a local energy co-op, Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric works daily to provide reliable, affordable power to the communities and member-owners we serve. The cooperative has a long history of coming together to turn on the lights for rural energy consumers. Over the years, we have adapted our business practices […]

Manager Connection – Increases in Cost of Power

By Syd Briggs,General Manager Recently, our two major power providers announced expected increases to vary from 5.3% to 7.9%. As successful as Steele-Waseca is at reducing costs without reducing service … it is necessary to pass the increased cost on to our members in 2023. As most of our members know, Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric passes […]

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