Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) made strategic and unprecedented decisions last month to temporarily shut off power to large swaths of its California customers to avoid a potential wildfire disaster due to high wind conditions. Schools closed, people scrambled to purchase supplies, patients in need of medical care were forced to evacuate, homes went […]
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A group of students from St. Michael Albertville High School’s principles of engineering course toured Great River Energy’s Maple Grove office and Elk River Peaking Station to learn more about the energy industry. The students began the day with a tour of the cooperative’s solar facilities led by Generation Engineer Jessie Kiddoo. “The students always […]
The North Dakota Public Service Commission (PSC) presented Great River Energy with a reclamation award for outstanding stewardship of the land during the decommissioning and demolition of the Stanton Station power plant. The PSC presented its 2019 North Dakota Award for Excellence in Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation to Great River Energy for “environmentally responsible […]
“Member Moment” highlights one of Great River Energy’s member-owner cooperatives and how it uniquely demonstrates what it means to be a cooperative. Tucked away in the southwest portion of the state is Clements, Minnesota, home to approximately 115 residents and the headquarters location of Redwood Electric Cooperative (REC), one of Great River Energy’s 28 member-owner […]
A company’s public website is its handshake, business card and elevator speech all in one place. It needs to reach key stakeholders, from the general public to legislative officials to potential employees. In an effort to make Great River Energy’s website reflect its brand, employees and culture, the co-op launched a refreshed website at greatriverenergy.com. […]