Area Organizations Receive Grants

Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative’s Community Trust Board met in early June to review the latest Operation Round Up applications. Of the 13 applications submitted, nine organizations received funding totaling $13,503.49. Organization Project Amount City of Bluffton Park Fund $1,800.00 Menahga Police Squad Car Computers $5,000.00 Sebeka “Little Trojans” Preschool Playground for Courtyard $1,800.00 United Way of […]

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Summer Reliability // CEO Column June 2024

As temperatures begin to increase across Minnesota, leading to an uptick in demand for electricity to cool homes and businesses, Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative is working hard to ensure our members have the reliable power you’ve come to expect.  To ensure power is available when our members need it, we work closely with our wholesale power […]

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Stay Cool this Summer with an ASHP!

We’ve pumped up our air source heat pump (ASHP) rebates so you can stay cool all summer long! For a limited time, Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative is offering a promotion on ASHP rebates. The ASHP Promotion runs May 1, 2024- July 31, 2024. ASHPs qualify for off-peak rates but enrollment in these programs are not required […]

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New ASHP Rate

ASHPs are an incredibly efficient source of heating and cooling. In addtition, they can be enrolled in our dual fuel rate which is less than half the cost of the general service rate. Heating with a cold climate ASHP can heat your home throughout most of the cold months in Minnesota (a backup heating system […]

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Electric Safety Month // CEO Column May 2024

Electricity powers our modern world, fueling everything from our homes and businesses to our essential infrastructure. While it brings countless benefits, electricity also poses inherent risks if not handled safely. Electric cooperatives are proactive regarding electrical safety— prioritizing education, prevention, and responsive action to protect lives and livelihoods, not just during safety month but all […]

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Pole Testing // Sebeka & Menahga Areas

STAR Energy Services will be conducting pole testing inspections for the next 6-8 weeks in the Sebeka and Menahga areas. You may see a vehicle or side-by-side UTV during this time with a STAR Energy Services logo and a Line Inspection decal on it. Please be courteous to the crew as they ensure the safe […]

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2024 Annual Meeting a Success

The annual meeting is a time where the members of Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative come together to announce the board election results, celebrate achievements, and listen to highlights on the state of the co-op from the Board Chair and CEO. Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative (TWEC) celebrated the 2024 Annual Meeting at the Maslowski Wellness & Research Center […]

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2024 Annual Meeting Press Release

Wadena, MN, April 22, 2024- With over 287 members and their guests in attendance, Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative (TWEC) celebrated the 2024 Annual Meeting at Wadena’s Maslowski Wellness and Research Center on Tuesday, April 16th. In his chairman’s message, Mile Kuschel reflected on the 2023 legislative session and highlighted the topics that the co-op worked on […]

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Legislative Priorities // CEO Column April 2024

The energy industry is going through a period of transition where we are facing new challenges and opportunities each year. Recognizing this significant time in cooperative history, our statewide organization, Minnesota Rural Electric Association (MREA) selected “Powering Tomorrow Together” as the theme for this year’s annual meeting. Wes Waller, MREA District 2 Board Chair opened […]

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