(Registration begins Aug. 1, 2022, at 5 a.m., spots are limited.)
About This Event
Dakota Electric’s energy tours offer an up-close look at a variety of energy generation sites. The cost is $10 per person, including transportation and lunch. Vegetarian options are available (please indicate upon registration). Children must be at least 12 years old and accompanied by an adult. Tours fill on a first-come, first-served basis. *Masking Optional*
Please arrive at Dakota Electric’s Farmington headquarters at least 15 minutes prior to the event. For questions, please contact Joe Miller at 651-463-6178.
Thursday, Sept. 8, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 9, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
McNeilus Wind Farm
Located in Dodge Center, Minnesota, includes 41 turbines. Members will have the opportunity to go inside the base of a turbine and talk to an engineer.
Pleasant Valley Station
Near Sargeant, Minnesota, is a natural gas peaking plant that generates electricity during times of high electrical demand.
Near Randolph, Minnesota, learn about solar generation when we visit our two-megawatt solar site.
Schedule of Events
- 7:30 – Rolls & Coffee at Dakota Electric
- 7:45 – Board the bus
- 9:20 – McNeilus Wind Farm
- 11:30 – Pleasant Valley Station
- 12:40 – Lunch
- 3:00 – Randolph Solar Field
- 4:00 – Arrive back at Dakota Electric