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May Is Electrical Safety Month

Creating a Culture of Safety At Dakota Electric, we are committed to a culture of safety that is integral to our daily operations. Our lineworkers are required to always wear personal protective equipment when on the job. This includes special fire-resistant clothing, which limits potential injuries from burns and sparks. Insulated rubber gloves and sleeves are [...]

2023-04-28T13:46:28-05:00April 28th, 2023|Categories: Circuits|

A Safe, Happy Home

 FOUR EASY WAYS TO BOOST ELECTRICAL SAFETY AT HOME SAFETY NEAR SOLAR  Like any other source of electricity, solar panels can pose potential hazards. Keep these safety tips in mind when you're near solar panels. WORK ZONE SAFETY  Our utility trucks are equipped with flashing lights and reflective materials. Work [...]

2023-04-28T13:46:10-05:00April 28th, 2023|Categories: Circuits|

Trees & Power Lines

Planting Guidelines Landscaping is a great way to increase the value of your property and save energy, but trees and shrubs planted too close to power lines and other electrical equipment can create both safety and reliability concerns. You can help maintain power line access and clearance by planning ahead before planting trees and shrubs. These [...]

2023-04-28T13:45:57-05:00April 28th, 2023|Categories: Circuits|

Youth Tour Winners!

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Youth Tour was established to inspire our next generation of leaders. Students who participate receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., to learn about the cooperative business model, meet elected officials, visit monuments and museums, tour federal agencies and discuss issues that are most important to them. Dakota [...]

2023-05-05T07:57:36-05:00April 28th, 2023|Categories: Circuits|

May Co-op News

Summer Pole Inspections Utili-Tech, a pole inspection contractor hired by Dakota Electric, is conducting annual pole inspections in Greenvale, Waterford, Sciota, Stanton, Randolph and Cannon Falls Townships, as well as the cities of Randolph and Cannon Falls throughout June, July and August. The inspector will attempt to contact each member before performing [...]

2023-04-28T13:45:21-05:00April 28th, 2023|Categories: Circuits|