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Cooperative Advantages

  • Built upon the seven principles that follow:
    • Voluntary and open membership
    • Democratic member control
    • Members' economic participation
    • Autonomy and independence
    • Education, training, and information
    • Cooperation among cooperatives
    • Concern for the community
  • Capital credits - margins (profits) returned to members as capital credits
  • Community safety program and ads
  • Electric heat recommendations
    • Off-peak electric heat rates
  • Emergency Telephone Response System
  • Energy efficient lighting program
  • Investments are made within our core business and businesses directly related to enhance the quality of life
  • Local presence in the communities we serve
  • Member-owned business where all persons receiving electric service from us are members of the cooperative
  • Members of Focus on Energy, Wisconsin's Statewide Energy Efficiency Initiative. This program offers incentives to install cost effective energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. Its efforts help Wisconsin residents and businesses manage rising energy costs, promote in-state economic development, protect our environment and control the state's growing demand for electricity and natural gas
  • Not-for-profit, charging competitive rates and returning capital credits to our member-owners
  • Options for paying electric bills
    • Collection drop boxes at Piggly Wiggly
    • Budget Billing
    • Direct Pay
    • Credit Cards/NCO
  • Rebates and incentives
  • Reliable service but, when in a time of need we offer a 24/7/365 call in center and on-call lineman allowing a quick response
  • Rental or sale of security lights
  • Response rate to service orders is contact within 24 hours
  • Specialized resources with expertise in several areas including energy audits and power quality
  • Stray voltage monitoring
  • Tree trimming & cutting (if near power lines)
  • Voltage monitoring (i.e. blinking lights)
  • Water heater program
  • We have access for loans through Dairyland Power Cooperative for businesses building on our lines.
  • All of the above along with various other advantages  

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