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We provide wholesale electric service to our 28 member cooperatives which distribute electricity to approximately 660,000 member consumers in Minnesota - or about 1.7 million people.

3 Feb
News from Great River Energy

Great River Energy, Wright-Hennepin Cooperative partner on large-scale solar project

Great River Energy is currently developing a large-scale solar project to provide energy to its member cooperative Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH), based in Rockford. The Dickinson Solar Project – a 2.25 megawatt solar array – will be a new generation resource that Great River Energy will use to provide wholesale power to WH. The […]

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17 Jan

Software platform to streamline operations and create member value

Demand response management system will be deployed at Great River Energy in 2016   For decades, Great River Energy has responded to heightened electric demand by systematically suspending service to air conditioners, water heaters, irrigators – even entire businesses. The practice of actively managing system demand in order to reduce costs is known as demand […]

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