East Central Energy (ECE) is a member-owned electric cooperative providing electric, internet and long-distance services to its members in east central Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin. Formed in 1936, ECE currently serves more than 62,000 homes, farms and businesses in 14 counties, making it Minnesota’s oldest and third largest member-owned electric cooperative.
Number of connected services: 62,462
Counties served: Aitkin, Benton, Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Sherburne, Washington, Pine and Carlton in Minnesota; Douglas, Burnett and Washburn in Wisconsin
Year incorporated: 1936