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Electricity 101

Most members use electricity every day without giving much thought to how it arrives at their home. Many types of generating and several steps are needed to create and deliver electricity. By the time electricity reaches your home, it has most likely traveled hundreds of miles and visited a couple of substations. 

Generating Your Electricity


Generating Your Electricity
Great River Energy uses a variety of sources to produce the electricity you use each day.

Delivering Your Electricity


Delivering Your Electricity
Learn how electricity travels from power plants and wind farms to your community.

What is a kWh?


What is a kWh?
Dakota Electric uses kilowatt-hours (kWh) to measure the amount of electricity you use each month.