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We provide wholesale electric service to our 28 member cooperatives which distribute electricity to approximately 685,000 member consumers in Minnesota - or about 1.7 million people.
At Great River Energy, we consider how our business impacts the environment every day. It’s part of our mission to provide member-owners with affordable, reliable energy in harmony with a sustainable environment. Check out our top ten environmental efforts: Charge electric vehicles with renewable energy Restoring pollinator habitat Energy efficient buildings Reducing coal emissions with DryFiningTM Fly […]Read More Other News
Great River Energy conducted a quantitative survey to gauge the opinions of cooperative members in its service area on numerous energy-related issues. This year’s survey showed that affordability remains the top priority for consumers, and that there less urgency regarding energy and environmental issues. Respondents indicated they are selective when considering the inclusion of “green […]Read More Other News
By the end of 2017, the total solar energy capacity of America’s electric cooperatives will be five times what it was two years ago, according to the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). This year, cooperatives are on pace to add 480 megawatts (MW) of solar, which would bring their total capacity to 873 MW. […]Read More Other News
Great River Energy begins a new era for its North Dakota generation operations with upcoming retirement of John Weeda, director of North Dakota generation. During his 41-year tenure with Great River Energy, most of which was spent at the Coal Creek Station power plant, Weeda and his staff overcame challenges and completed major projects by […]Read More Other News