Today's Conservation Gauge

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Tuesday 9/1

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 2015, Dakota Electric has a goal of helping members save 12.5 million kilowatt-hours with our rebate programs.

Energy Savings Achieved
This graph shows how we are doing on the goal of saving energy through our rebate programs. So far, businesses have saved more than 8 million kWh and residential members have saved nearly 3 million kWh. Thank you to all who are helping save electricity by using our rebate programs!


Energy-Saving Resources
Off-peak programs
Energy tips


More than 7,000 attended Dakota Electric's Member Appreciation Event

LED Lucy, Hawaiian Monk Seals, a new nature-based play area and many other animals provided fun and a great night at the Minnesota Zoo. 

Beware of energy scams

Be suspicious of anyone demanding payment immediately and threatening electricity shut off.

Dakota Electric offers air conditioning rebates

It's cooling season. If you need a tune up, or are thinking of purchasing a new air conditioner, find out about our rebates and let us help you save some money.