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ASHP Rebates

Take Advantage of These Promotional Rebates Install a qualifying, energy-saving air-source heat pump or ductless air-source heat pump Between Apr. 1 - Aug. 31 and save! The technology of today’s air-source heat pumps cool and heat your home, even in sub-zero temps, providing efficient, dependable and reliable comfort year-round. A ductless air-source heat pump [...]

2023-03-31T13:10:53-05:00March 31st, 2023|Categories: Circuits|

Cold Weather Rule Ending

The State of Minnesota set up the Cold Weather Rule to protect residential heat-affected customers — who make and keep a payment plan — from disconnection of service between Oct. 1 and April 30. Most Cold Weather Rule payment plans last until April 30 unless you make other arrangements with Dakota Electric. Your service could be shut [...]

2023-03-31T13:10:47-05:00March 31st, 2023|Categories: Circuits|

New CEO Announced

INTRODUCING Ryan Hentges Dakota Electric Association’s Board of Directors named Ryan Hentges as the next president and CEO of the member-owned electric distribution cooperative. Hentges has served in management at Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative, Jordan, since 2005, with the past seven years as the cooperative’s CEO. Hentges will assume responsibilities at Dakota Electric on March [...]

2023-02-28T09:21:06-06:00February 23rd, 2023|Categories: Circuits|

100% Carbon-Free By 2040

ENERGY BILL Governor Tim Walz signed a clean energy bill into law that will set Minnesota utilities on a path to go carbon-free by 2040. The 100% by 2040 legislation puts Minnesota at the forefront of energy and climate policy and aims to further shift utilities away from fossil fuels to wind, solar and other non-carbon [...]

2023-02-28T09:20:48-06:00February 23rd, 2023|Categories: Circuits|

All About EVs

Why Own An EV? Affordable to runThe average driver will save between $4,000 - $5,000 in fuel costs over the course of five years. EVs have lower maintenance costs since you can avoid oil changes, cooling system flushes, transmission servicing, air filter changes, spark plugs, drive belts, and more!Tax incentives can reduce the purchase price.Range & [...]

2023-02-28T09:20:36-06:00February 23rd, 2023|Categories: Circuits|

Annual Election Update

Every year, Dakota Electric Association holds an election for the board of directors, wherein one director position per district is up for election. Dakota Electric encourages all members to vote. Dakota Electric hires the third-party contractor Survey & Ballot Systems to run its annual elections. Two weeks prior to the annual election, each member will [...]

2023-02-28T09:20:24-06:00February 23rd, 2023|Categories: Circuits|

Dakota Electric provides McGruff safety kits for children

McGruff Safe Kids Identification kits for school children are now available for request from law enforcement agencies throughout Dakota County and nearby communities. Dakota Electric Association, a member-owned electric cooperative, has for many years, provided local law enforcement agencies throughout Dakota County, Northfield and Cannon Falls with McGruff identification kits. Police officers will distribute the kits [...]

2023-01-10T14:17:31-06:00January 10th, 2023|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric announces Ryan Hentges as new CEO

Greg Miller to retire in April FARMINGTON, Minn. (Jan. 5, 2023) — Dakota Electric Association’s Board of Directors named Ryan Hentges as the next president and CEO of the member-owned electric distribution cooperative. Current President and CEO Greg Miller will retire in early April and has led the cooperative since 2001. The board of directors [...]

2023-01-05T08:41:34-06:00January 5th, 2023|Categories: Press Release|

Looking Ahead

What To Expect In 2023 It is a new year, which means new opportunities, challenges and growth. We look forward to what is to come in 2023. General updateAt the December board meeting, our board thoroughly reviewed the 2023 budget and construction work plan. We continue to see tremendous growth in residential and commercial [...]

2023-01-04T09:00:31-06:00January 4th, 2023|Categories: Circuits|