Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) Information

In 2022, President Joe Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). Among other things, this bill aims to invest in energy production and reduce carbon emissions in the United States. Please note, information regarding the IRA is constantly being updated. For more information, see this list of current resources: National Rural Electric Cooperative […]

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Discount for TWEC Members for Locating Private Facilities

Members of Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative are able to receive a special discount on private locating services. While utility-owned electric wires are located for free when calling 811—Gopher State One Call, member-owned private facilities such as underground electric wires and gas lines to outbuildings, electric fence, sprinkler systems, septic systems, and similar underground items are not […]

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Demand Response Receiver Replacement

Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative, along with other cooperatives in the state, are changing out the demand response units. The current Comverge system Todd-Wadena uses will reach end of life in January of 2026.  Todd-Wadena will be installing a power line carrier demand response receiver from Aclara. This video shows, in real time, the step-by-step process of replacing a […]

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Local Organizations Receive Grants

Giving back to the community we serve is a core cooperative principal. The Operation Round Up Program from Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative is a great way for the co-op and its members to give back. Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative’s Community Trust Board recently met and awarded four Operation Round Up grants to local non-profit organizations, totaling $9,610. […]

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2022 Director Candidates

Cooperatives are democratic entities, owned by those they serve and governed by elected representatives. Members are encouraged to exercise their vote each year in the Director Election. For more information on how to vote and the 2022 Annual Meeting, click here. Marie Katterhagen Marie and her husband, Dale, live on a farm northeast of Browerville. […]

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Electrifying Your Lawn Care

Electricity is starting to power more than just the vehicles that get you to and from your daily destinations; it’s also being used to replace the gas you normally fill your lawn mower with. When it comes time to buying a lawn mower, there are several reasons to opt for an electric version as opposed […]

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Looking to the Future with Electric Vehicles

If you are considering purchasing a new car and are looking at an electric vehicle (EV) as a serious option, it is important to understand how an electric vehicle can lead to different sources of spending and saving when compared to conventional gas engines.  The decision is getting easier to make every year. Between operational […]

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