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We provide wholesale electric service to our 28 member cooperatives which distribute electricity to approximately 665,000 member consumers in Minnesota - or about 1.7 million people.
Long before a cooperative member pays a power bill, electricity produced at power plants and wind farms is sold into a market. The price generators are paid for the electricity they produce is determined by many factors, including demand for electricity and production costs at generation facilities. Electricity generated by wind farms has no fuel […]Read More Other News
In late March, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) released a report summarizing a series of three stakeholder workshops they held on grid modernization. Great River Energy and member cooperative Dakota Electric Association were among those selected by the commission to provide insight into the changes taking place in the electric industry. In total, 20 […]Read More Other News
Great River Energy wants everyone to be safe – on the job and at home. For the past two years, Great River Energy has been promoting the theme “Safety is Personal,” which highlights individual employees and the reasons why they make safety a priority both on and off the job. This campaign has been promoted […]Read More Other News
The public can get an up-close look at nature through the birdcam hosted on the newly redesigned greatriverenergy.com. A pair of adult peregrine falcons recently returned to the nesting box located at Elk River Energy Recovery Station, a renewable power plant in Elk River, Minn. Mary Ellen and Brooklyn are the same adults that nested […]Read More Other News