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Save Energy, Save Money: Energy Wise Load Management Programs

SAVE EVEN MORE! Receive electricity at nearly half the regular rate by participating in one or more of the following load management programs. To learn more about a specific program, visit Energy Wise® Load Management. To enroll, contact the Energy Experts® at 651-463-6243. Storage Programs Available for electric water heaters, electric [...]

2019-01-31T11:20:29+00:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Circuits|

Message from your President and CEO

The board of directors recently approved our 2019 budget and construction work plan, which continues to provide for construction of new growth and maintenance of our 4,000 miles of electrical lines and related equipment. New smart meters As we wrap up our conversion to a new billing and customer information system, we embark on our Advanced [...]

2019-01-31T11:36:14+00:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Circuits|

Crops Day 2019

For the thirteenth year, Crops Day will bring specialists to Dakota County to share local research results and crop management strategies with producers and other agricultural professionals. This event is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is requested. Please RSVP to Jackie at 651-463-6319 or [email protected] WHERE Dakota Electric Association 4300 220th St. W [...]

2019-01-31T11:19:03+00:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Circuits|

Application deadline for 2019 NRECA Youth Tour is Feb. 21

Dakota Electric is sending five high school juniors or seniors on an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. June 15-20 as part of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) Youth Tour. Click here to apply! Students must be available for an in-person interview on March 14 or 19.

2019-01-31T11:19:28+00:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Circuits|

2019 RTA Change

The Resource and Tax Adjustment (RTA) charge will increase on most members’ bills in 2019. How much is the increase? For residential members, the 2019 RTA charge will be $0.0025 per kilowatt-hour, which is $0.0013 higher than December 2018. This will increase the average residential member’s bill by less than $1 per month. Commercial accounts should [...]

2019-01-31T11:19:36+00:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Circuits|

Apartment Living: Energy Efficiency Style

Although your landlord or management company is ultimately responsible for your building's energy efficiency, you can reduce energy use in your apartment with the energy tips below: Set back your thermostat 7-10 degrees at night or when you’re away from home. During the winter, open drapes during the day to utilize the sun’s heat and [...]

2019-01-31T11:19:52+00:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Circuits|

A Guide to 3 Main Types of Heat Pumps

Heat pump technology is one of the most advanced and energy-efficient heating and cooling technologies available. Heat pumps do not create heat, like combustion furnaces do. They simply transfer or “pump” heat using heat exchangers, compressors and refrigerant. Since more heat energy is transferred than consumed in the process, the efficiencies of heat pumps range [...]

2019-01-31T14:49:51+00:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Circuits|

2019 Energy Wise Rebates

The following summary lists the 2019 rebate programs offered by Dakota Electric. To qualify for any of these programs, you must live in Dakota Electric's service territory and meet the specific requirements set for each rebate offering. Funds are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis and are subject to change without notice. To [...]

2019-01-31T11:20:49+00:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Circuits|

Your Electricity 2018 brochure available

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 here. You can also request to have a copy of the brochure mailed to you by calling 651-463-6212.

2018-12-27T16:59:26+00:00December 27th, 2018|Categories: Circuits|