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We provide wholesale electric service to our 28 member cooperatives which distribute electricity to approximately 660,000 member consumers in Minnesota - or about 1.7 million people.
Great River Energy is currently developing a large-scale solar project to provide energy to its member cooperative Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH), based in Rockford. The Dickinson Solar Project – a 2.25 megawatt solar array – will be a new generation resource that Great River Energy will use to provide wholesale power to WH. The […]Read More Other News
Demand response management system will be deployed at Great River Energy in 2016 For decades, Great River Energy has responded to heightened electric demand by systematically suspending service to air conditioners, water heaters, irrigators – even entire businesses. The practice of actively managing system demand in order to reduce costs is known as demand response. […]Read More Other News
Great River Energy will soon undertake the largest transmission refurbishment project in the organization’s history with the overhaul and upgrade of the converter stations at either end of the 436-mile high-voltage, direct-current (HVDC) transmission line, which delivers power to Minnesota from the organization’s largest power plant located in central North Dakota. Maintaining Great River Energy’s […]Read More Other News
Great River Energy, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), industry and government partners take the mission of grid security and reliability seriously and continuously work to strengthen the cyber and physical security of the North American bulk electric system. As part of that work, more than 40 Great River Energy employees participated with more […]Read More Other News