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    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 […]

    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 […]

    Great River Energy invests in future of its premier transmission system

    Great River Energy will soon undertake the largest transmission refurbishment project in the organization’s history with the overhaul and upgrade of the converter stations at either end of the 436-mile high-voltage, direct-current (HVDC) transmission line, which delivers power to Minnesota from the organization’s largest power plant located in central North Dakota. Maintaining Great River Energy’s […]

    Crisis response tested during grid security exercise

    Great River Energy, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), industry and government partners take the mission of grid security and reliability seriously and continuously work to strengthen the cyber and physical security of the North American bulk electric system. As part of that work, more than 40 Great River Energy employees participated with more […]

    Spiritwood activity strengthens local economy

    It’s a common sight to see semi trucks hauling grain near the farming community of Spiritwood, N.D. That area became busier last summer when farmers started delivering corn to the Dakota Spirit AgEnergy ethanol biorefinery which began operations. The area has always been rich in corn production. In fact, Stutsman County produced about 18.6 million […]