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Community

Dakota Electric aims to do more than simply deliver electricity. We strive to help our local communities thrive by staying active in our communities and providing financial support. Dakota Electric also works to bring new businesses to our area and help existing businesses expand to meet their potential.

Community Involvement


Community Involvement
As a locally-owned business, Dakota Electric has a vested interested in supporting our local communities.

Educational Programs and Scholarships


Educational Programs and Scholarships
Dakota Electric provides educational programs to help members, students and local residents stay safe around electricity and use electricity more efficiently. We also support the growth of students with scholarships and other youth programs.

Economic Development


Economic Development
When our local communities succeed, so does Dakota Electric. That is why we actively participate in economic development activities and organizations in our local communities.

Touchstone Energy Community Award


Touchstone Energy Community Award
Each October, Dakota Electric Association accepts applications for the Touchstone Energy Community Award. Non-profit groups, community organizations and businesses that have shown a strong commitment to the community can apply.