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Great River Energy doubles commitment to pollinator-friendly habitat restoration

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Report details power supply plans

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Great River Energy delivers on its triple bottom line in 2022

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Co-ops provide spark for electric vehicle testing

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Great River Energy and member-owners apply for New ERA funding
Sep 18, 2023

Great River Energy, a not-for-profit wholesale electric cooperative, along with a majority of its member-owners are pleased to announce they have filed a Letter of Interest with the United States

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Orpen named vice president
Sep 13, 2023

A longtime Great River Energy leader has been tapped to guide the next chapter for the cooperative’s corporate and member services division. Lisa Orpen was recently named Great River Energy’s

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Northland Reliability Project application filed for Certificate of Need and Route Permit
Aug 17, 2023

After months of planning and routing and revision, Great River Energy and Minnesota Power filed an application Aug. 4 for a Certificate of Need and Route Permit from the Minnesota Public Utilities

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Minnesota Power, Great River Energy advance joint 345-kV transmission line project with application for Certificate of Need, Route Permit
Aug 04, 2023

Minnesota Power and Great River Energy today are filing an application for a Certificate of Need and Route Permit from the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) to build a high-voltage

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