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Dakota Electric selected for solar study

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) selected Dakota Electric Association to participate in a solar study that seeks to implement a solar business model that will provide value to both utilities and those who seek to install solar. Dakota Electric, along with Steele Waseca Cooperative Electric, Owatonna, both Great River Energy cooperatives, were selected to participate in the [...]

2017-03-16T12:32:16+00:00 February 5th, 2014|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric members donate nearly $26,000 to needy

Dakota Electric Association distributed $25,710 in 2013 through its Helping Neighbors® program to the Community Action Program, The Salvation Army and 360 Communities for local energy assistance. In 2013, giving was down approximately $600 from the previous year. “This money is available because of our members’ generous donations to the Helping Neighbors program,” Greg Miller, Dakota [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:13+00:00 January 21st, 2014|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric donates $20,000 to District 196

Dakota Electric Association recently awarded $20,000 to District 196. The money comes from unclaimed capital credits and will go toward two programs within the district. A portion of the money will provide support to the Leading and Developing Readiness Program at Rosemount High School. The program, know as LADR, helps high school students prepare for college, [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:15+00:00 January 15th, 2014|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota City wins local Touchstone Energy Community Award

Dakota Electric awards $500 to local winners of award Dakota Electric Association named Dakota City Heritage Village, Farmington, as the local 2013 Touchstone Energy Community Award winner. Defending the Blue Line, Hastings, Farmington Yellow Ribbon Network and Greenleaf Elementary School were named runners-up, and each of the four applicants received a plaque and a check for [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:15+00:00 December 23rd, 2013|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric and lender donate to 360 Communities

Dakota Electric Association, along with CoBank, one of its lenders, recently donated $10,000 to 360 Communities. Dakota Electric's $5,000 donation was matched by CoBank through the company's "Sharing Success" grant program for 2013. Dakota Electric's Board of Directors presented the check to Sal Mondelli, president and CEO of 360 Communities and Laurie Rieb, development director, during [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:15+00:00 November 5th, 2013|Categories: Press Release|

Why do I have a late fee or balance due this month?

Some members who mailed in their payments last month may have experienced a late fee or a past due balance. Our billing vendor printed the incorrect barcode on the payment envelope, sending the payments to the wrong post office, which delayed the processing of payments. All late fees affected by the processing error have been removed [...]

2017-03-16T12:32:17+00:00 October 4th, 2013|Categories: Press Release|

Touchstone Energy® Community Award applications being accepted

Dakota Electric Association is now accepting applications for the Touchstone Energy Community Award, which recognizes non-profit groups, community organizations and businesses that have shown a strong commitment to the community. The award acknowledges the efforts of those who have impacted numerous people, collaborated and shared resources, addressed unmet community needs or provided necessary services. In 2013, [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:15+00:00 September 17th, 2013|Categories: Press Release|