Dakota Electric Association Company Information
- United States
Dakota Electric Association is a member-owned, not-for-profit electric distribution cooperative founded by local farmers in 1937 with the help of the Rural Electrification Administration. Dakota Electric utility services are regulated by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. Dakota Electric Association is the only regulated electric cooperative in Minnesota. Dakota Electric utility services reach more than 106,000 members. This makes Dakota Electric Association the second largest electric cooperative in Minnesota and ranked among the 25 largest electric distribution cooperatives in the nation. Dakota Electric Association purchases wholesale electricity from Great River Energy, a generation and transmission cooperative in Maple Grove, MN. Dakota Electric utility services are distributed to homes, businesses and farms in parts of Dakota, Goodhue, Scott and Rice counties.