Happy Thanksgiving!

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North Star Electric wishes you and yours a happy and healthy Thanksgiving holiday!

As a reminder, our office will be closed Thursday and Friday this week in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. If you experience a power outage, please call 1-888-668-8243 or 634-2603 to report it.

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North Star Electric Solar Project

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When you drive into North Star’s Baudette parking lot you will see a new addition to the grounds. In early June, North Star installed a 4.92KW solar system so we can monitor the actual output of a solar system in our area. To monitor this output from your home in real time, go to http://egauge8199.egaug.es/. In fact, you can see what it is being produced for as little as 10 minutes or over a full year. When you are checking out the site, be sure that you have it set on the 5KW display to get the most accurate information.

You may wonder why North Star installed a solar system at their headquarters. The answer is simple: education, both for us and our membership. If you are considering installing a solar system, we want you to have the most accurate information possible, not just some information that you read off a web site or from a salesman pushing for a sale. Continue reading