Today's Conservation Gauge

Friday 1/20                        

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 strives to help members lower their energy bills by using electricity more wisely. In 2016, Dakota Electric had a goal to help our members save 16.4 million kilowatt-hours with our rebate programs. We have greatly surpassed that goal!

Energy Savings Achieved
So far, our members have saved about 22.5 million kWh. Businesses have saved more than 17 million kWh and residential members have saved more than 5 million kWh. Thank you to all who are helping save electricity by using our rebate programs!


Energy-Saving Resources
Off-peak programs
Energy tips


Dakota Electric members to receive dedicated solar energy

We are building a dedicated solar project in Dakota County to serve Dakota Electric members.

Tubas, art and mentoring. What do they have in common?

Through the Touchstone Energy Community Award, Dakota Electric recently recognized three local organizations serving the local area.

Dakota Electric donates $40,000 to local schools

Local schools are grateful to receive donations for special projects.