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Dakota Electric and Great River Energy sponsor Twins 2016 Play Ball! Youth Clinic

Youth baseball players have an opportunity to learn baseball from staff at the Minnesota Twins organization during their visit to Farmington on May 14. Boys and girls from the ages of 6 to 13 can participate in the 2016 Play Ball! Minnesota Youth Clinic, which teaches basic fundamentals including hitting, fielding and throwing. No registration is [...]

2017-03-16T12:32:14+00:00 May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Press Release|

Outstanding reliability and service reported at Dakota Electric’s Annual Meeting

Providing quality service to the member-owners, outstanding electric reliability, lower energy sales and a new smartphone outage application were just a few of the topics discussed at Dakota Electric Association’s Annual Meeting, held in the social hall at St. Michael’s in Farmington on April 28. President and CEO Greg Miller discussed causes for lower energy sales [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:06+00:00 April 29th, 2016|Categories: Press Release|

2016 Election Results

Results from Dakota Elections recent election for directors are as follows: Read article about annual meeting.    District 1    David Jones*  6,791  District 2    Jim Sheldon*  6,781  District 3    Bill Holton*  4,518  Ray Yarwood  1,521  Douglas Bonar  1,129  District 4    Paul Trapp*  3,564  Greg Oxley  2,400  Jerry Brown  1,301     *incumbent[/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

2018-02-08T10:10:06+00:00 April 29th, 2016|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric is hosting the Energy Trends Expo

Learn about solar and electric vehicles at local event Dakota Electric Association, along with Lakeville Friends of the Environment, invite the public to learn more about residential solar installations and electric vehicles at the Energy Trends Expo, May 3. This free informal vendor expo will feature local solar installers and electric vehicle experts who can provide [...]

2017-03-16T12:32:14+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Categories: Press Release|

Area students traveling to Washington, D.C. in June

Five local high school students were recently selected to receive a trip to Washington, D.C., sponsored by Dakota Electric Association. The winners are Jenna Conzemius, Cretin-Derham Hall High School, Sarah Crippes, Apple Valley High School, Emily Haberlack, Burnsville High School; Liesl Larson, Christian Life Academy; and Erin Mayer, Eastview High School. The students will participate in [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:06+00:00 April 1st, 2016|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric annual meeting is scheduled for April 28

Dakota Electric Association will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, April 28, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church social hall at 22120 Denmark Ave., Farmington (next to Dakota Electric’s office). The meeting begins at 7 p.m.; doors open at 6 p.m., and refreshments will be served before the meeting. Dakota Electric members will have the opportunity to [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:06+00:00 March 10th, 2016|Categories: Press Release|

Energy training for teachers offered through Dakota Electric

Dakota Electric Association is seeking educators who desire to learn about the energy industry from June 13-16. The Lignite Council is offering the seminar again in 2016 due to overwhelming positive feedback it has received from past participants. Teachers of all grade levels are accepted, and Great River Energy, Dakota Electric’s power supplier, will cover the [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:08+00:00 February 18th, 2016|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric members donate more than $28,000 to those in need

Dakota Electric Association distributed $28,719 in 2015 through its Helping Neighbors® program to the Community Action Program, The Salvation Army and 360 Communities for local energy assistance. In 2015, giving was up almost $1,500 from the previous year. “This money is available because of our members’ generous donations to the Helping Neighbors program,” Greg Miller, Dakota [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:08+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|Categories: Press Release|

Employee charity program raises more than $24,000 for causes

Dakota Electric Association and its employees have raised $24,717 for charities through its employee led program called Dakota Cares. Each year Dakota Electric’s employees hold a variety of fundraising events and pledge drives to bring in donations for three charities: United Way, $8,539; Community Health Charities, $10,566; and the Fallen Lineman Organization, $5,612. “We could not [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:08+00:00 December 30th, 2015|Categories: Press Release|

DataBank secures rebate check of more than $108,000 from Dakota Electric

Dakota Electric Association recently presented DataBank with a rebate check for $108,566 for installing high-efficiency air conditioning, a computer room cooling system, building automation and LED lighting in its new Eagan facility. One of the energy-efficient systems installed uses cool Minnesota air when it can to reduce temperatures in the room holding the computer servers. “This [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:08+00:00 December 3rd, 2015|Categories: Press Release|