Stearns Electric Association
29643 Frontage Rd., St. Joseph, MN 56374

Stearns Electric Association

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To provide competitively priced and reliable electric service, together with innovative energy solutions and an excellent member experience.
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Stearns Electric Association is a member-owned electric cooperative. Since 1937, Stearns Electric Association has provided electricity and related products and services to Central Minnesota. Today, Stearns Electric Association serves nearly 25,000 members in six Central Minnesota counties including Stearns, Todd, Morrison, Kandiyohi, Pope and Douglas.

SolarWise is the new Community Solar program from Stearns Electric. A simple, convenient and cost effective way to participate in solar generation. SolarWise is a community-based solar array designed to make it easy and affordable for our members to support an alternative, environmentally-friendly energy option.

How it Works: Become a part of the SolarWise Community by purchasing the output of one or more solar panels located in the community solar array at Stearns Electric Association’s St. Joseph Branch Office. The energy produced from this project helps supply energy to our distribution system. While the energy created doesn’t directly power your home, you will receive a credit on your energy bill based on the output of the system.

Benefits of SolarWise
- No costs to install solar panels on your property.
- No worrying about maintenance or repair costs.
- Lock in today’s electric rate for the community solar portion of your Stearns Electric energy bill for the next 20 years.
- Available to both homeowners and renters alike.

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Our Values: Dedicated Service to our Member-Owners; Cooperative Principles; Respect and Support for Each Other; Community Involvement; Sound Business Ethics; Employee and Public Safety; and Environmental Stewardship
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Stearns Electric Association Staff
29643 Frontage Rd., St. Joseph, MN 56374
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