News & Updates


TEC and other co-ops to host free member appreciation breakfast 

AcenTek, Farmers Co-op Elevator and TEC will once again be hosting their annual member appreciation breakfast on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 8 am to 11am. The location of the free breakfast is TEC’s service center, 31110 Cooperative Way, Rushford. A blood drive will also be held from 7:30 am - 12:30 pm. Find more information about the breakfast or sign up to give blood »

Local Electric Cooperatives Complete Deal, Make History With Acquisition of Alliant Energy Electric Service Territory

Southern Minnesota customers of Alliant Energy are now member-owners of the not-for-profit electric cooperatives

TEC, with 11 other electric distribution cooperatives, wrote a new page in history today with the completion of the acquisition of Alliant Energy’s electric service territory in southern Minnesota. As a result, all southern Minnesota customers of Alliant Energy are now member-owners of their respective electric cooperative. Read more »  Learn more about SMEC »

Policy change for mailed bill payments

On-time payments will no longer be based on the postmark on the envelope. If you choose to pay by traditional mail, the payment MUST BE RECEIVED in our office by the due date. Please allow additional mail time to avoid receiving a late charge. Visit Your Account > How to Pay Your Bill to learn about bill pay options.