Today's Conservation Gauge

Thursday 12/18 
Friday 12/19

Today's Load Control

If you participate in an EnergyWise® off-peak program, you can determine if load control will impact you today or tomorrow by visiting Great River Energy's load management guide.

Visit the load management guide

Learn how load control receivers work

Thank you for participating. You help keep rates as low as possible for all members.


Outage Information:

If you are experiencing a power outage, call Dakota Electric at 651-463-6201 or 1-800-430-9722.

Learn more about reporting outages
Learn how to stay safe during outages
Learn how power is restored

Energy Savings Goal

Dakota Electric has always strived to help members lower their energy bills by using electricity more wisely. In 2014, Dakota Electric has a goal of helping members save 12.5 million kilowatt-hours with our rebate programs.

Energy Savings Achieved
We have surpassed our 2014 goal and helped members save more than 12.8 million kilowatt-hours through rebate programs.


Energy-Saving Resources
Off-peak programs
Energy tips


Minnesota utilities unite to fight scams

For the first time, 13 Minnesota utilities are joining forces to fight back against scams.

Dakota Electric crews worked all night restoring power

Dakota Electric's crews worked all night restoring power in the first snowstorm of the season.

Chamber gives Dakota Electric Leadership Award

Inver Hills Community College honored Dakota Electric — due to its long-term support — by naming a classroom after the cooperative.