Use your power

More than ever, electricity powers our lives. And in the years to come, it will be the smart use of electricity that plays a key role in solving our shared energy challenges. After all, the greatest source of energy for the future is using it as wisely as possible today.

It's your power. Our mission is to help you use it wisely.

 

WE run on electricity

It's the power behind our growing communities, our homes, farms and businesses. And as our dependence on electricity continues to grow, your co-op will continue to help you unlock even more power from this abundant, affordable and ever-present energy source.

Delivering a reliable, plentiful supply of electricity at an amazing value.

3X

While U.S. per capita use has more than tripled since 1960, the price of electricity remains remarkably affordable.

 
"I'm a big fan of efficiency...[My co-op's] off peak plan is a win-win situation."

Sam Villella
Connexus Energy

MEMBER-POWERED

Your local electric cooperative partners with member-owners like you to provide reliable, member-focused services. As a trusted resource, your co-op also provides innovative programs, solutions and resources like this website that are designed to help you make smarter decisions and get the most out of your home energy consumption, all without sacrificing comfort and lifestyle.

Learn how you can get the most out of your home energy consumption by partnering with your cooperative.

 

Smarter SOLUTIONS start here

By developing smarter ways to use electricity, we're putting the power to
make smarter energy choices where it belongs—in your hands.

 
12%

LIGHTING ACCOUNTS FOR 12% OF ELECTRIC USE IN THE AVERAGE HOME

Light Right

Let your co-op help you make the switch to more energy-efficient options that are right for your home and the way you live.

Smarter Solutions
"I like it—the [light]
spectrum is pleasant!"
Jerry Groeneveld,
Cooperative Light and Power
 
 

HOT WATER,
NO WORRIES

Water heating is one of the largest energy expenses in most homes. Your co-op makes it easy to efficiently heat your water with some of the most advanced water heaters on the planet.

Smarter Solutions
The average homeowner spends up to
$600 PER YEAR HEATING WATER
 
 
90%

MORE THAN 90% of homes in the Midwest enjoy air conditioning

Control your cool

Choosing the most effective cooling options for your home saves money and improves comfort.

Smarter Solutions
 
 

ideal climate

Count on your co-op to provide the most appropriate energy-efficient heating solutions to ensure your home's performance and comfort.

Smarter Solutions
30%

HEATING ACCOUNTS FOR NEARLY 30% OF ENERGY USE IN THE AVERAGE HOME

"My central air conditioner was just as old as my furnace, so it made more sense price-wise to buy both a new heating and cooling system."
Jean Abbot,
Dakota Electric
 
 

Co-op

Every day your co-op empowers members like you to use energy intelligently, and to live more energy-efficient lifestyles. For the latest techniques and technologies, tap into the power of your local energy cooperative.

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About Us

At EnergyWiseMN.com, you'll find the information, guidance and progressive solutions you need to make informed, conscientious energy choices.

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SAVE UP TO
$10 ON HOME
LIGHTING

Your local cooperative makes it easy to switch to efficient lighting in your home.

Save on home lighting