Energy Trends Expo

September 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Dakota Electric Association and Lakeville Friends of the Environment for the Energy Trends Expo on Sept. 30, 2021! 5:30 PM: What’s New in Solar Policy in 2021: Solar for Schools, Brightfields, and more! Presented by the MN Solar Energy Industry Association (MNSEIA) The 2021 Legislative Session was the most impactful for the solar industry since 2013. Soon, you might see solar [...]

Electrical Safety Demonstrations

Manager of safety services, Brandon Lunde, promotes safety education in our schools and local communities through electrical safety programs and safety camps.

Kids
Play It Safe Around Electricity teaches children eight and older about the dangers of electricity in a fun and interactive way. To keep electrical safety education in our schools during the pandemic, we created the Exploring Electricity series in the spring of 2020. The three videos, each less than 10 minutes long, focus on teaching electrical safety to elementary students in a fun and engaging way. The videos are available to view on Dakota Electric’s YouTube page.

Adults
The power line safety demonstration dives deeper into the risks associated with electrical safety and how it plays out in our daily lives. We provide this program for public safety personnel, contractors, farmers, and other community organizations and clubs.

If you would like us to provide a safety demonstration at your school, organization, or community event, schedule now! Please contact Brandon Lunde at 651-463-6290 or email [email protected].

McGruff Safe Kids ID Kit

Dakota Electric provides local law enforcement agencies throughout Dakota County, Northfield and Cannon Falls with McGruff ID kits each year. Each kit contains a personal identification section, complete with a fingerprint kit to help parents keep an up-to-date file on their child. Police officers distribute the kits to classrooms if a teacher makes a request. If you are interested in obtaining a kit, contact your local police department.

Speakers Bureau

Dakota Electric’s speakers bureau presents to schools, Rotary clubs, chambers of commerce and other community organizations on a variety of energy-related issues, including renewable energy, electric vehicles and energy efficiency. Our mascot, LED Lucy, is also available for community events. If interested, contact our coordinator of community affairs, Brenda Kadlec, at 651-463-6234 or email [email protected] for more information.