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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.

19 Sep
News from Great River Energy

Fueling the future

For decades, consumers have been encouraged by their utilities to incorporate energy efficiency into their everyday lives because the less energy they used meant less energy was generated at power plants. While energy efficiency will continue to be important, it may be only one facet of a new overall initiative that will keep power flowing […]

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18 Sep
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Dakota Electric dedicates solar facility

Dakota Electric Association members will soon receive electricity from a new 1-megawatt solar facility built specifically for the cooperative’s member-owners. Dakota Electric’s board of directors, along with Great River Energy and SoCore Energy personnel, held a dedication Aug. 31 at the joint solar facility in Marshan Township, Minn. The 5-acre solar site is expected to […]

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18 Sep

Member cooperatives select new CEOs

The Arrowhead Cooperative board of directors named Joe Pandy Jr. general manager/CEO beginning this month. Joe joins Arrowhead from Peru, Ind., where he served as general manager of Peru Utilities, a municipal multiple service utility providing electric, water, wastewater and stormwater utilities. Pandy has managed utilities big and small, including serving as director and general […]

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18 Sep
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Reaching members at the fair

Great River Energy continued its presence at the Great Minnesota Get-Together this year with a sponsorship of the Milk Run 5k event and by promoting its battery electric school bus pilot program at the Eco Experience building and in parades around the fairgrounds. The Minnesota State Fair brings people from around the state together in […]

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