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    Priti Patel named Great River Energy’s new vice president and chief transmission officer

    Great River Energy has named Priti Patel as the company’s new vice president and chief transmission officer. Patel will be responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction in the planning, construction, operations and maintenance of Great River Energy’s transmission assets. “Great River Energy has been working with Ms. Patel for years. Her knowledge of the […]

    Broadband project grants will expand high-speed service to rural areas

    A round of grants announced at the start of the year by the state and Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) will help provide reliable, affordable high-speed internet to currently unserved or underserved rural areas of Minnesota, including in Great River Energy’s service territory. The additional $34 million in funding will leverage another $40 […]

    Shifting regulations result in few changes

    Although President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order calling for review of the Clean Power Plan, the action is expected to have minimal effect on Great River Energy and other Minnesota utilities. It will take the new administration a long time to navigate the maze of administrative, regulatory and legal procedures necessary to enact […]

    The ‘grand bargain’: Industry outlook discussed at St. Paul event

    Vice President and Chief Transmission Officer Will Kaul was featured at an event in St. Paul titled “Positively Electric: Embracing Clean Electricity to Power More of Our Economy.” He shared insights on the environmental benefits of electrifying the economy and what he sees for the future of the industry. He also talked about ways the […]

    Safety, environmental stewardship, cost

    Falkirk Mine strives to improve in important areas All of the electricity from Great River Energy’s 1145-megawatt Coal Creek Station near Underwood, N. D., is sold in Minnesota, and all of the coal that is sold to the station comes from the adjacent Falkirk Mine. The relationship between the mine and plant began in 1974 […]