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Cybersecurity month reinforces importance of good security practices

Cybersecurity Awareness Month has been recognized by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency every October since 2004. The event offers a reminder for individuals to protect themselves online as threats to technology and confidential data become more commonplace. Great River Energy takes cyber threats very seriously and has several tips to help individuals make smart …

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Governor recognizes member-owners for commitment to safety, health

Several of Great River Energy’s member-owner cooperatives were recently recognized for excellence in workplace safety and health during the 2022 Minnesota Safety and Health Conference. The cooperatives are among 191 employers to be honored through the award program, which is coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council. “During a time that has challenged all of us …

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Great River Energy to be conservative in returning to normal work arrangements

As government officials at the state and federal levels begin to lift restrictions and turn their attention to re-opening businesses, Great River Energy and electric utilities everywhere are beginning to discuss how they will approach returning to more normal business operations. Since March 12, all Great River Energy employees who can reasonably work from home …

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Effective planning, aggressive steps make pandemic response a success

Extraordinary times and extraordinary measures – these are the kinds of scenarios that people who manage risk for electric cooperatives think long and hard about year in and year out, even when things are going smoothly. This kind of thinking is what prepared Great River Energy to continue reliable service when the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic …

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Great River Energy responds to pandemic

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread, Great River Energy is taking precautions to protect the health and well-being of its employees to ensure the co-op is prepared to keep the lights on for 1.7 million Minnesotans. Great River Energy has implemented its response plan, which includes enacting social distancing practices. Employees who can work …

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