Holiday lighting technology over the years Contact our Energy Experts® The tradition of stringing electric lights during the holidays may have started in America, but it is now a global phenomenon used for all kinds of winter festivities. The evolution of holiday lights parallels that of the light bulb, [...]
Devise a plan for festive holiday lights, check. Unearth the box of tangled string lights from the closet, check. Test outdoor outlet GFCI to ensure it's working. Wait, what? Before you deck the halls, be sure to check out these holiday lighting safety tips! Save energy by setting a [...]
How to choose the right LED bulb Step One LED bulbs come in a number of shapes and sizes. To guarantee a good fit, start by checking the shape and base type of the bulb you wish to replace. Next, check if your fixture is dimmable. When in [...]
Take a screenshot of our handy light bulb guide to help you navigate through the lighting aisle. Choose the right bulb shape, color and brightness to fit your needs.
The diagrams below shows a typical home’s electrical connections and who is responsible for the different components. The homeowners own the electrical equipment highlighted in red. Be sure to consult our Electric Service Handbook for further information.
Rate case update Dakota Electric submitted a general rate case petition to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) on Sept. 19, 2019, requesting an overall annual revenue increase of about $8.7 million or 4.3%. State agency regulatory staff are now reviewing the information in our filing. The PUC met in October and found our [...]
Pete Lundell named Dakota Spirit of Excellence Award winner Pictured (L-R): Rosemount fire chief Richard Schroeder; award winner Pete Lundell and Dakota Electric board chair Gerald (Jerry) Pittman. Rosemount fire fighter Pete Lundell accepted the Dakota Spirit of Excellence Award Thursday, Oct. 10 at a ceremony at the fire [...]
Rate Case update Dakota Electric submitted a general rate case petition to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Sept. 19, 2019, requesting an overall annual revenue increase of about 4.3% or $8.7 million. The filing includes an interim increase while our general rate case is being reviewed. A 3.0% increase will apply to [...]
Dakota Electric’s land use manager Craig Knudsen, and Tom Lewanski, Dakota County’s natural resources manager, worked together to have an osprey nest installed in Whitetail Woods Regional Park. The nest sits on top of a hill overlooking Empire Lake. Thank you to Dakota Electric crew Kurt Bechel, Travis Freese, Alex McCutcheon and Cole McWaters. FIND [...]