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Energy Assistance Available

For energy assistance resources visit Contact us Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 651-463-6212 or 1-800-874-3409, or email [email protected].

Beneficial Electrification

Beneficial electrification supports the use of more all-electric appliances and equipment, such as electric heat pumps and electric vehicles, and provides users with clean and efficient products.

Dakota Electric’s electric vehicle charging programs are the type of innovative, beneficial electrification solution the ECO Act aims to unlock across the state.

To learn more, contact the Energy Experts at 651-463-6243 or email [email protected].

Your Electricity Brochure

The most recent information on how the electric generation, transmission and distribution systems work, plus the sources, costs and emissions of fuels used in meeting the needs of Dakota Electric’s members, is available by visiting You may also request a copy of the brochure be mailed to you by calling 651-463-6212.

Notice To Cogenerators

In compliance with Minnesota rules relating to cogeneration and small power production, Chapter 7835, Dakota Electric Association is required to interconnect with and purchase electricity from cogenerators and small power producers that satisfy the conditions of a qualifying facility.

Dakota Electric will provide free information to all interested members regarding rates and interconnection requirements. An interconnection application is required and subject to approval from the cooperative before a qualifying facility interconnects and operates in parallel with the cooperative’s distribution system. Any disputes over interconnections, sales and purchases are subject to resolution by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission.