News & Updates

TEC announces Peak Energy Alert- 6/22/2015

TEC is issuing a peak energy alert to address high demand for electricity in the regional power market. Load control will be from 1 pm to 5 pm. Conservation is critical during this time. Read more about the Peak Energy Alert »

Stay safe during planting season

During planting season, please keep equipment a safe distance from power lines. Did you know it is safest to stay in the vehicle and call 911 if your machinery makes contact? Click here to watch a video and learn more about safe planting »

TEC receives regulatory approval to acquire Alliant Energy's service territory

Southern Minnesota Energy Cooperative (SMEC) received state regulatory approval to acquire Alliant Energy’s Minnesota electric service territory in a verbal decision on Thursday, April 30, 2015, by the Minnesota Public Utility Commission (MPUC). Read more about the approval and what it means for TEC here » Learn more about SMEC »

La Crescent student wins TEC's trip to D.C.

Heidi Stetzer, a junior at La Crescent High School, has won an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. as part of the 2015 Rural Electric Youth Tour. Read more about the Youth Tour »

Ribbon cutting held for Renewable Rays

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the area’s first community solar project, Renewable Rays, at TEC's headquarters. Renewable Rays is a 73.8 kilowatt (kW) solar array that generates enough electricity to power about nine homes. Learn more about the project » Read on for details and a full list of frequently asked questions » View pictures of the construction process » Watch video from the ribbon-cutting ceremony »

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