Powering what’s possible


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.

16 Oct

A military honor

On Oct. 4, the State of Minnesota, on behalf of Gov. Mark Dayton, proclaimed Great River Energy as Minnesota’s 57th Yellow Ribbon Company. The Minnesota Department of Military Affairs awards the Yellow Ribbon to organizations that unite all key areas within a company structure to proactively support service members, military families and veterans. Brigadier General […]

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16 Oct

The great Minnesota road trip, electrified

Minnesota’s first electric corridor is paving the route for electric vehicle owners to experience the North Shore in ways they have never been able to before. From the Twin Cities to Tettegouche State Park and all of the places in between, it’s possible to go farther than ever in an electric vehicle as charging stations […]

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16 Oct
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Lending a hand after hurricanes

With thousands of people devastated by the effects of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Great River Energy’s employees, board of directors and member cooperatives stepped up to help those in need. Fourteen Minnesota line technicians traveled to Live Oak, Fla., to assist Suwannee Valley Cooperative (SVEC) with restoration efforts. Six of Great River Energy’s member […]

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16 Oct
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Building with energy in mind

Dakota Electric Association, in partnership with Great River Energy, is conducting a pilot project utilizing grid-integrated water heaters that will have advantages for both consumer and cooperative. Country Joe Homes of Lakeville, Minn., is collaborating with the two cooperatives to install grid-interactive electric thermal storage (GETS) water heaters in 81 homes in the Legacy 2 […]

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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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