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Dakota Electric Association® Invites Members to MN Zoo for Member Appreciation Night

FARMINGTON, MN (July 2, 2024) — Dakota Electric’s annual Member Appreciation Event returns to the Minnesota Zoo on July 18 from 4-8 p.m. This annual event is a gesture to thank all our valued members and their families for their ongoing support. Members planning to attend are highly encouraged to register beforehand. Please visit Dakota [...]

2024-07-02T09:07:11-05:00July 2nd, 2024|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

Dakota Electric Association® Awards Scholarships to Local Students

FARMINGTON, MN (June 27, 2024) — Dakota Electric recently awarded scholarships to 100 talented high school students in the local area, empowering them to pursue their post-secondary education. Additionally, students enrolled at Inver Hills Community College and Dakota County Technical College will be granted scholarships this fall, with a total of $160,000 allocated from the [...]

2024-06-19T12:40:55-05:00June 27th, 2024|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric Association® and Great River Energy Host Twins Youth Clinic in Farmington

(FARMINGTON, MN) June 19, 2024 – On June 8, Dakota Electric and its wholesale power supplier, Great River Energy, came together to co-present the Twins Youth Clinic at Dodge Middle School Fields in Farmington. The event attracted approximately 250 enthusiastic kids between the ages of 6 and 12, who participated in activities to develop their [...]

2024-06-19T10:47:55-05:00June 19th, 2024|Categories: Press Release|

Bee-ing Prepared For Power Outages

Summer storms, accompanied by heavy wind and lightning, are major causes of power outages, which can be a frustrating and sometimes dangerous experience. Here are some things you can do to be prepared if you experience a power outage. Have the correct phone number on file We use the phone number on your account to [...]

2024-06-03T15:45:21-05:00June 1st, 2024|Categories: Circuits|Tags: , , |

Summer Energy-Saving Tips

You can receive a $25 rebate from Dakota Electric for having your AC tuned up by a licensed contractor of your choice. You can also sign up for our Cycled Air Conditioning® program and receive a $39 summer bill credit or a reduced price on the electricity your central air conditioner uses. Call our Energy [...]

2024-06-03T16:54:15-05:00June 1st, 2024|Categories: Circuits|Tags: , , |

Rate Evaluation and Cost of Materials

Dakota Electric strives to provide you with safe, reliable, and affordable electricity. We work meticulously to keep costs low, rates stable and only raise rates when necessary. While the cost of supplies and raw materials has risen over the past five years, our rates have stayed flat. Inflationary pressures, interest rates and additional grid investments to [...]

2024-05-22T15:03:54-05:00June 1st, 2024|Categories: Circuits|Tags: , , |

Annual Meeting Recap

Dakota Electric held its annual meeting on April 25, where members heard reports from Board Chair Paul Bakken, Treasurer Jerry Pittman and President & CEO Ryan Hentges.In his report, Ryan Hentges highlighted the cooperative's achievements and priorities. He emphasized a commitment to safety, showcasing RESAP's (Rural Electric Safety Achievement Program)implementation to enhance safety measures and community [...]

2024-05-22T14:08:14-05:00June 1st, 2024|Categories: Circuits|

Dakota Electric Association® Donates Trees to Member Cities

(FARMINGTON, MN) May 21, 2024 – Dakota Electric Association® is proud to announce a tree donation to seven member cities. Each city picked out and planted one tree of their choice. The plantings took place between April 19 and May 9. In addition, the co-op is eager to celebrate the additional 3,000 dogwood tree seedings [...]

2024-05-22T13:16:28-05:00May 21st, 2024|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric Association Board of Directors Election Results Announced

(FARMINGTON, MN) May 2, 2024 – Dakota Electric Association held their 86th annual meeting and board of directors election on April 25th at the Rosemount Community Center. Those members and guests in attendance heard updates from Dakota Electric Board Chair Paul Bakken, Dakota Electric Board Treasurer Jerry Pittman and Dakota Electric President and CEO Ryan [...]

2024-05-02T08:56:17-05:00May 2nd, 2024|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric Association announces 2024 Washington, D.C. Youth Tour winners

FARMINGTON, Minn. (May 1, 2024) – Five local high school students were recently selected to receive an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., sponsored by Dakota Electric Association. The students will participate in the National Rural Electric Association’s (NRECA) annual Washington, D.C. Youth Tour, scheduled for June 18-23. The students selected are: Ebrahim Mohamed, Eastview High [...]

2024-04-30T14:47:14-05:00May 1st, 2024|Categories: Press Release|