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.
Last year, Dakota Electric and its employees held a variety of fundraising events and a pledge drive to raise money for three charities: United Way ($7,775) Community Health Charities ($15,683) Fallen Linemen Organization ($8,156) Activities included a fun shoot, silent auctions, fajita feed, and a pork chop feed.
Dakota Electric will send five local 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." Sponsored by the nation’s electric cooperatives since 1958, the NRECA Youth Tour is designed to build leadership skills while educating young people about [...]
New year, new resolutions. Resolve to save energy and money at home. Check out these eight things all homeowners should do to cost effectively lower their energy bills. Install and set a programmable thermostat and save an estimated 10 percent a year on heating and cooling costs. Use sunlight to your advantage. Choose window treatments [...]
Welcome to the new edition of Circuits newsletter! We are kicking off the new year with a redesigned version of Circuits in an effort to continually engage our evolving membership. This new format will resemble a magazine-style publication featuring quick and easy reads relating to energy efficiency, technology, community features, co-op news and electric safety. [...]
Linda Ball is visibly moved when she tells the story of an assault victim who met with a prosecutor to discuss a criminal case. While speaking about her experience, the girl was uncomfortable and began shutting down. Ranger, a victim support dog, was at her side. Sensing the need, Ranger laid his head on her [...]