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Wednesday 11/25        
Thursday 11/26

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 had a goal of helping members save 12.5 million kilowatt-hours with our rebate programs. We have surpassed that goal!

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 9.1 million kWh and residential members have saved more than 3.4 million kWh. Thank you to all who are helping save electricity by using our rebate programs!


Energy-Saving Resources
Off-peak programs
Energy tips


Electric rate increases: Effective with consumption on and after Nov. 12, 2015

The MPUC approved a total rate increase of approximately $4 million, or 2 percent.

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Local schools receive $40,000 in donations

Dakota Electric Association recently awarded $10,000 from unclaimed capital credits to go toward specific needs within four different school districts.