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|

Dakota Electric employees raise more than $30,000 for charity

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.

2018-12-31T09:02:57+00:00December 27th, 2018|Categories: Circuits|

Youth Tour 2019: Applications now being accepted

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 [...]

2018-12-19T12:06:22+00:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: Circuits|

Resolve to save energy this year

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 [...]

2019-01-04T08:54:51+00:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: Circuits|

Hello! From your President and CEO

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. [...]

2018-12-27T16:20:09+00:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: Circuits|

PawPADs: 2018 Touchstone Energy Community Winner

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 [...]

2018-12-31T09:10:02+00:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: Circuits|