Great news from Great River Energy!

Pictured: Board members Margaret Schreiner and Clay Van De Bogart represent Dakota Electric on the board of directors at Great River Energy. Great news! Dakota Electric Association’s wholesale power supplier, Great River Energy, finished 2019 with great news related to refunds, rates and environmental stewardship.  Refunds & Rates Savings from [...]

2020-01-29T16:07:17-06:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: Circuits|

Energy Wise® Load Management Programs

2020 Load Management Programs Storage Programs Available for electric water heaters, electric thermal storage heaters and slab storage floor heating systems. The storage unit is charged at night, when energy costs are lower, storing all of the energy needed for the next day’s use. The storage heater releases the heat throughout the day. [...]

2020-01-29T16:00:28-06:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: Circuits|

Co-op News

Advanced Meter Recovery fee Dakota Electric is making investments to improve our electric grid. We are replacing old meters with advanced meters, similar to what other cooperatives and utilities around the country have already done. The advanced meter recovery fee is a separate line item on your monthly bill to recover costs associated [...]

2020-01-29T16:00:11-06:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: Circuits|

Tips for renters

Dakota Electric Association is partnering with Minnesota Energy Resources to bring joint electric and gas savings to multifamily buildings in our shared service territory. The Multifamily Direct Install program, operated by the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE), will go unit-by-unit in participating apartment/condo buildings to install energy-saving measures such as LED bulbs, efficient [...]

2020-01-29T15:59:56-06:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: Circuits|

2020 Preview

Looking ahead Wishing you all a Happy New Year! It is a new year, and that means new resolutions. Whether you are looking to make informed energy decisions or you want to stay current on co-op news, check out the latest edition of Circuits. Smart meter update Last fall, [...]

2019-12-30T11:08:04-06:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: Circuits|

Gone Rogue

Rogue Robotics wins 2019 Touchstone Energy Community Award Farmington High School Senior Nicole Cash is Rogue Robotics’ PR representative. Cash applied for the 2019 Touchstone Energy Community Award. Heather Orser watches closely as Rogue Robotics team member, Ella Kreger, solders electrical components for the team’s third customized [...]

2019-12-30T14:11:02-06:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: Circuits|

Co-op News

Rate case update Dakota Electric submitted a general rate case petition to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) on Sept. 19, 2019, requesting an overall annual revenue increase of about $8.7 million or 4.3%. On Nov. 25, Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) James LaFave, with the Office of Administrative Hearings, held a prehearing conference [...]

2019-12-30T11:10:02-06:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: Circuits|