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We provide wholesale electric service to our 28 member cooperatives which distribute electricity to approximately 695,000 member consumers in Minnesota - or about 1.7 million people.

8 Jun
News from Great River Energy

More renewables, competitive rates

Annual meeting outlines plans for increasingly clean energy at stable rates. Great River Energy Board Chair Bob Bruckbauer opened the cooperative’s June 6 annual meeting asserting the role of the democratically elected board of directors in keeping Great River Energy on the proper path for its member-owner cooperatives. “Our wholesale rates remain competitive and stable. […]

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8 Jun

Young falcons get their ‘jewelry’

It was a successful year for Breezy and Brooklyn, the two adult peregrine falcons that reside in the nesting box atop Great River Energy’s Elk River Energy Recovery Station (ERERS) in Elk River, Minn. Brooklyn, the male, has returned to this site for a fourth consecutive year. The female, Breezy, is new to the site. […]

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8 Jun

EV forum brings together members, experts

A group of electric vehicle (EV) owners and experts on the topic from organizations across the country came to Great River Energy’s headquarters four years ago to discuss electrification of the transportation sector which was, at the time, just a burgeoning subject for electric cooperatives. Many of them – plus some new faces – returned […]

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8 Jun

Co-ops roll out new farm energy management program

Agricultural producers are the focus of a new energy audit program that is now available to members of Great River Energy’s 28 member-owner cooperatives. Qualified participants will receive one-on-one assistance in identifying and prioritizing energy efficiency opportunities to ultimately come away from the experience with an energy management plan to implement. “We understand that each […]

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