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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.

14 Aug
News from Great River Energy

Electric economy

New study finds electric sector’s economic benefit is $880 billion Electric cooperatives and other parts of the U.S. power industry support more than 7 million American jobs and power a healthy economy, according to a new study. The report, published by M.J. Bradley & Associates, estimates that the total economic benefit of the electric power […]

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Demonstrating the value of data analytics

While data analytics is nothing new to the electric utility industry, unprecedented amounts of data present the opportunity for cooperatives to create ever more value for their members. By better understanding patterns of energy use, cooperatives can serve members more efficiently and cost-effectively. Teams consisting of employees from Great River Energy and its member cooperatives […]

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14 Aug

Power plant hosts moose family

As the moose population continues to increase in North Dakota, one family unit has taken a liking to the favorable environmental conditions that can be found around Great River Energy’s Coal Creek Station power plant. “Our environmental efforts have created an ideal habitat for many wildlife species, including: deer, coyotes, birds along with other varieties […]

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14 Aug

Team stays ‘On the Move’

Great River Energy has been designated as one of the top 10 most active companies following this year’s national “On the Move” company challenge. Developed by the Wellness Council of America, On the Move partners with organizations around the country to take a stand for more movement and improved cultures of wellbeing for employees. Eighty-four […]

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As a cooperative, Great River Energy is owned and operated by the members it serves. Our 28 member cooperatives are an essential part of our organization.

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