Board approves budget with no change to average wholesale electric rates Great River Energy won’t change its average electric rate when the cooperative begins a new fiscal year on Jan. 1, 2020. The recent approval of Great River Energy’s 2020 budget with flat average wholesale rates fulfilled a promise the cooperative made to its membership […]
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Residents from around Duluth were able to check out several types of electric vehicles (EVs) during a special EV-focused event recently held there. Representatives from Great River Energy and several of its member-owner cooperatives—including Arrowhead Cooperative, Cooperative Light & Power, East Central Energy and Lake Country Power (LCP)—partnered to bring this opportunity to the North […]
“Member Moment” highlights one of Great River Energy’s member-owner cooperatives and how they uniquely demonstrate what it means to be a cooperative. In 1939, the newly formed Mille Lacs Energy Cooperative (MLEC) proudly served 300 people on a few miles of line. Throughout its 80 years of service, MLEC now serves over 13,000 members, of […]
Electric cooperatives share cybersecurity information with each other and industry partners as they work collaboratively to protect and secure the grid from cyberattacks. October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a collaborative effort between the Department of Homeland Security and various industries—including electric cooperatives—to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and ensure all Americans have […]
A new facility built in Cohasset, Minnesota, that will serve as a long-standing investment by Lake Country Power (LCP) in the community is now open. The Cohasset Service Center replaces a former, overcrowded building the electric cooperative owns in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. The service center will not only help meet LCP’s mission to provide members […]