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Area Communities Receive More than Electricity from CWEC

The number one goal of Central Wisconsin Electric Cooperative (CWEC) is to provide electricity to its members as efficiently, safely, and cost-effectively as possible. While CWEC strives to achieve that, the co-op also strives to help and support the communities that it serves in other ways. The co-op believes that providing electricity and support to


Investing In Energy

We need energy to power our daily lives, so investing in energy seems like a safe bet, right? Not always. Like all stocks, energy stocks can be volatile, and 2023 was a pretty dismal year overall, but energy has taken Wall Street by storm in 2024, at least so far. The S&P 500 and the

Park it Here – Part 2

Enjoy the Great Outdoors at These County Park Gems Finding someplace new and fun to explore in rural Wisconsin is a walk in the park! Or a hike in the park, or a pedal, or a paddle, or a swim, or just about anything else that can be done outdoors. Our state is filled with

The Inconvenient Marriage of “Uncertainty” and “Reliability”

Every once in a while, I’ll look back at some of the columns I’ve written for this magazine to ensure I keep my writings fresh and mentally check the status of some of the past issues. I recently did this and found that my column from May of 2023 is pretty much a reflection of