May Co-op News

Financial assistance available to help with utility bills We know that COVID-19 has created additional financial hardships, placing an even larger burden on families already struggling to pay their bills or bring their accounts current. If you are experiencing difficulty paying your electric bill, the Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps pay for [...]

2021-04-30T07:10:21-06:00April 19th, 2021|Categories: Circuits|

Letter To Our Members

From Your President/CEO and Board Chair On behalf of the board and the employees of Dakota Electric Association, thank you for the privilege of serving you. Thanks to a sound business continuity plan, technology investments and 200 amazing employees, your cooperative not only maintained during the COVID-19 outbreak we [...]

2021-03-31T06:10:21-06:00March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Circuits|

2021 Board Election

On this year’s election ballot, the board is proposing bylaw changes. The proposed revisions provide additional guidance for the removal of a director who becomes totally incapacitated by a health condition, impairment, accident, death or other condition. Currently, the bylaws do not provide a clear provision for the removal of a director who has passed [...]

2021-03-31T07:32:20-06:00March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Circuits|

April Co-op News

Heat pump promotion Take advantage of these hot promotional rebates! Install a qualifying, energy-saving air-source heat pump or ductless air-source heat pump and save. Air-Source Heat Pumps Air-Source Heat Pump Promo Rebate* ≥ 8.2 HSPF $1,000 ≥ 9.0 HSPF $2,000 Unlike a [...]

2021-03-31T06:09:58-06:00March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Circuits|


Walking through our meter installation process Dakota Electric is working to upgrade more than 116,000 electric meters throughout our service area. Technicians from our contractor, Anixter, are replacing aging meters with advanced meters to improve service and reliability. To ensure public safety, each meter technician will take their temperature [...]

2021-02-25T09:13:16-06:00February 25th, 2021|Categories: Circuits|

What is Load Management?

Members can receive electricity at about half the regular rate for loads controlled by one of Dakota Electric’s Energy Wise® off-peak programs. Here’s what you should know: In the energy industry, electricity consumption is often referred to as load, and the amount of electricity drawn from a utility system at any given time is referred [...]

2021-02-25T09:13:01-06:00February 24th, 2021|Categories: Circuits|