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Rebates & Offers to save you money

With rebates on everything from LED bulbs to heat pumps, it’s easy and cost effective to make your home energy efficient. Combine your purchase with a low-cost Energy Wise® off-peak electric rate to save even more! Contact the Energy Experts® at 651-463-6243 or email [email protected] Air-source heat pumps provide home cooling and supplemental heating, using 72% [...]

2019-04-29T10:56:39-06:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Circuits|

Plan ahead when landscaping and planting trees

It’s not always easy to visualize how a few years will change your landscaping. That’s why you must plan ahead, especially when planting trees. Consider the height the tree will reach at maturity. Please see the chart below. Research the size the tree will become and calculate how far away from the power line it should [...]

2019-04-29T11:09:05-06:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Circuits|

Dakota Electric wins prestigious Cooperative Purpose Award

Dakota Electric, one of more than 900 cooperatives making up NRECA, was recognized with this national award for significant contributions to the communities it serves. Items that were highlighted during the presentation included providing financial donations and volunteers to local nonprofits and community organizations and helping bring the first all electric school bus to Minnesota, along [...]

2019-04-29T11:14:29-06:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Circuits|

Students win trip to Washington D.C.

Five local high school students were recently selected to receive a trip to Washington, D.C., sponsored by Dakota Electric Association. The winners are Davin Blix, Burnsville High School; Sanjana Molleti, Eastview High School; Nils Peterson, Eagan High School; Emma Veldhuis, Eagan High School; and Sarah Zipf, Eastview High School. The students will participate in the National [...]

2019-04-29T11:15:32-06:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Circuits|

Members learn about reliability and new technology at Annual Meeting

President and CEO Greg Miller talked about implementing technology that will serve the members even better. Dakota Electric staff and board members provided the cooperative’s annual update on operations and finances at Dakota Electric Association’s Annual Meeting, held in the social hall at St. Michael’s in Farmington on April 25. President and CEO Greg [...]

2019-04-26T14:35:46-06:00April 26th, 2019|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric named Co-op Purpose Award winner by national association

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) named Dakota Electric Association® as the 2019 Cooperative Purpose Award winner at the NRECA annual meeting in Orlando recently. Dakota Electric’s board members accept the Cooperative Purpose award at the NRECA annual meeting: NRECA CEO Jim Matheson (left) and (former) board president Phil Carson (right); representing Dakota Electric’s [...]

2019-04-03T08:47:33-06:00April 1st, 2019|Categories: Press Release|

Area students traveling to Washington, D.C. in June

Five local high school students were recently selected to receive a trip to Washington, D.C., sponsored by Dakota Electric Association. The winners are Davin Blix, Burnsville High School; Sanjana Molleti, Eastview High School; Nils Peterson, Eagan High School; Emma Veldhuis, Eagan High School; and Sarah Zipf, Eastview High School. The students will participate in the National [...]

2019-04-03T08:52:08-06:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Press Release|

From your President/CEO and Board Chair

Dakota Electric Association is an electric distribution cooperative serving more than 107,000 members with 4,000 miles of overhead and underground lines. We believe in the cooperative business model, providing a critical service for the benefit of those we serve. Community As a cooperative, we endeavor to buy local and employ amazing people who live in [...]

2019-03-28T08:07:11-06:00March 25th, 2019|Categories: Circuits|