EPRI Technology Award

Dairyland's, Supervisor, Load Management, Mitch Vanden Langenberg received the Electric Power Research Institute’s (EPRI) Technology Transfer Award for the Energy Management Circuit Breaker project. 
“This project was a team effort between Dairyland and our member cooperatives,” said Mitch. “The award belongs to all who contributed their skills, time and resources. It was exciting for all of us to be part of next generation technology that has demonstrated the potential to benefit both energy consumers and utilities.” 

CPCN filed for Nemadji Trail Energy Center

To support the increased use of renewable energy resources, Dairyland and ALLETE’s Minnesota Power announced the proposed Nemadji Trail Energy Center, a combined cycle natural gas facility, in June 2017. Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) applications have been filed with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW). The filing can be viewed on the PSCW website, 

Dairyland Power Announces More Solar Energy Sites

La Crosse, Wis., April 19, 2018 — Dairyland Power Cooperative has finalized agreements for three additional utility-scale solar generation projects, bringing Dairyland’s total number of solar installations under contract to 18.

The three new projects will increase the total solar generation from 20.5 megawatts (MW) to 25 MW in the Dairyland cooperative system. Once the three new solar energy facilities are online, the 18 sites will together be able to produce enough renewable energy to power nearly 4,000 homes.