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Resources

One of Dakota Electric's most important responsibilities is helping our members find ways to make smarter decisions about the energy they use. The tools below can help you evaluate your current energy use and find ways to use less.

Self Energy Assessments


Self Energy Assessments
Discover how much you pay to power the appliances and electronics in your home with easy-to-use tools.


Calculators


Calculators
Figure out how much you can save upgrading to more efficient lighting and appliances with our energy calculators.


ENERGY STAR®


ENERGY STAR®
Check out the tools and information ENERGY STAR® has available to help you save energy and money.


Conservation Gauge


Conservation Gauge
Learn how you can help keep electricity costs down by checking the conservation gauge and implementing the suggested energy tips.


Energy Monitors


Energy Monitors
Borrow an energy monitor from Dakota Electric or a Dakota County Library to determine exactly how much electricity the appliances and other electronic devices in your home use.


Energy Websites


Energy Websites
Learn more about energy efficiency from state and national organizations.