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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.

15 Aug

Co-ops use new media to reach members

Social media allow cooperatives to reach members during storms and outages Recipe videos, funny cat gifs, photos of your friends’ latest vacations and your electric cooperative are just a few things you can “like” on Facebook. Many of Great River Energy’s member cooperatives share information on social media such as Facebook and Twitter, which can […]

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15 Aug
News from Great River Energy

Community storage focus of industry collaboration

Great River Energy played host to a large group of people interested in learning more about the Community Storage Initiative as well as finding out where they fit into the growing collaborative effort and further its vision. Leaders in their respective fields from around the country convened at the University of Minnesota Law School campus […]

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15 Aug

Plant named among ‘best of the best’

  Combined Cycle Journal included a profile of Pleasant Valley Station in its “best of the best” edition. The Dexter, Minn., power plant has repeatedly discovered innovative ways to improve operations and maintenance practices. “Here at Great River Energy, all employees are encouraged to continually look for improvement opportunities and solutions to issues. These three […]

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15 Aug

Equipment overhaul to accommodate growing data needs

When Great River Energy replaces 10-year-old radio infrastructure with high-tech replacements over the next three years, the network will be able to meet the ever-growing data needs of Great River Energy and its member cooperatives – and enable new ways to serve member consumers. As part of Great River Energy’s 700 MHz wireless broadband network […]

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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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