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We are a not-for-profit wholesale electric power cooperative which provides electricity to 28 member-owner distribution cooperatives. Together, our systems serve 700,000 families, farms and businesses in Minnesota.

19 Aug
News from Great River Energy

Great River Energy and 9 other utilities to study transmission grid in light of ambitious carbon reduction goals

CapX2020 utilities say electric grid must have resilience and capacity to meet changing generation mix The CapX2020 utilities plan to study the transmission system that serves the Upper Midwest to identify system improvements and infrastructure upgrades that may be needed to achieve the ambitious 2050 carbon reduction goals established or proposed by utilities and policymakers. […]

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14 Aug

Minnesota Twins honor Great River Energy’s support of veterans

Before the first pitch of the July 23 game between the Minnesota Twins and New York Yankees, Twins Territory applauded Great River Energy. Great River Energy was recognized for being a Yellow Ribbon Company, which certifies the company’s support of U.S. service men and women and their families.  In a public address announcement, the Twins […]

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14 Aug

Co-ops launch one-stop shop for EV chargers

The easiest way to help consumers transition from traditional gasoline vehicles to an electric vehicle (EV) is by making the process as simple as possible. Great River Energy and its participating member-owner cooperatives are doing their part by creating a one-stop shop for member-consumers to purchase and install an EV charging station in their garage. […]

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14 Aug

Member Moment: Kandiyohi Power Cooperative

“Member Moment” highlights one of Great River Energy’s member-owner cooperatives and how they uniquely demonstrate what it means to be a cooperative. Leading-edge technology might not be top of mind when you think of the heart of rural Minnesota, but Kandiyohi Power Cooperative (KPC), one of Great River Energy’s 28 member-owner cooperatives, is changing that […]

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