About Joe Miller

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Joe Miller has created 127 blog entries.

Opportunities to Serve Your Electric Cooperative

As a member-owned electric cooperative, Dakota Electric Association’s members have an opportunity to serve their cooperative. As part of the annual election process, Dakota Electric is requesting volunteers to serve on the Nominating Committee that interviews director candidates. Volunteers are drawn by lot with two members and an alternate selected to serve for each district. The [...]

2022-11-16T10:30:07-06:00November 16th, 2022|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric Donates to Local School Projects

Dakota Electric Association provided the school districts of 192, 252, 659 and Dakota County Technical College with donations from the unclaimed capital credits fund. Dakota Electric awarded a total of $47,000 of unclaimed capital credits money to the schools this year, which will be used to fund specific educational projects and reach district goals. Board [...]

2022-11-04T15:08:23-06:00November 4th, 2022|Categories: Press Release|

Nicolai Wins Township Leader Award

Dakota Electric Association recently awarded David Nicolai, Castle Rock Township supervisor, the 2022 Outstanding Township Leader of the Year award. Each year, Dakota Electric seeks to recognize outstanding rural leadership with the award. Dakota Electric board director Bill Middlecamp recently attended the Dakota County Township Officers’ Association meeting to present the award to Nicolai. “I [...]

2022-10-11T10:48:55-06:00October 11th, 2022|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

Touchstone Energy® Community Award applications being accepted

Dakota Electric Association is now accepting applications for the Touchstone Energy Community Award, which recognizes non-profit groups and community organizations that have shown a strong commitment to the community. The award acknowledges the efforts of those who have had an impact in our community. Those who should consider applying are organizations that have possibly touched the [...]

2022-10-03T15:30:37-06:00October 3rd, 2022|Categories: Press Release|

Dual fuel participants should prepare for more control this winter

Members of Dakota Electric Association who are on the dual fuel load management program are encouraged to make sure they have adequate supplies of their secondary fuel source this winter. Dakota Electric’s power supplier, Great River Energy, has notified its member cooperatives that it expects to increase control hours this winter due to high prices [...]

2022-09-27T08:27:20-06:00September 27th, 2022|Categories: Press Release|

2022 Energy Trends Expo to be held Sept. 29

Dakota Electric Association and Lakeville Friends of the Environment are hosting the annual Energy Trends Expo at the Eagan Community Center, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sept. 29. The 2022 Energy Trends Expo will focus on reliability and optimization. Attendees will have the opportunity to see electric vehicles up close, attend breakout sessions and talk [...]

2022-09-22T15:00:48-06:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric to hold food drive at Lakeville Hy-Vee

Dakota Electric Association is hosting a food drive for The Open Door on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hy-Vee on Pilot Knob Ave. in Lakeville. Dakota Electric will match cash donations and for every pound of food, Dakota Electric will donate $1 to the food shelf. Those who donate food [...]

2022-09-14T09:40:04-06:00September 7th, 2022|Categories: Press Release|

Load management helps everyone save money

Have you noticed more load control lately? Did you know that the decision to control electric load comes from our power supplier, Great River Energy, and it can come due to numerous factors including power costs, availability of generation, transmission line accessibility and weather. One of the reasons there has been more load control recently is [...]

2022-08-24T12:01:04-06:00August 24th, 2022|Categories: Press Release|

Local students return from “amazing” trip to Washington D.C.

Five area high school students, sponsored by Dakota Electric Association, recently returned from a Washington D.C. trip-of-a-lifetime. Dakota Electric awarded the students the trip after they completed the application and interview process in March. The five local winners were Chloe Bechard, Eagan High School; Taryn Hillerud, Eagan High School; Madysen Leick, Eastview High School; Meti Negewo, [...]

2022-07-21T15:14:59-06:00July 21st, 2022|Categories: Press Release|