Our Power

A bear of a line project

Minnkota’s Power Delivery crews need to overcome many challenges to complete work on a unique northern Minnesota landscape.

The wrath of the Red

Twenty-five years after the historic 1997 ice storm and flood, current Minnkota employees reflected on the natural disasters that tested the resilience of the cooperative.

‘Keep calm and outage on’

Milton R. Young Station employees have once again used a major planned outage to keep Unit 1 strong and reliable.

Reliable power for reliable packages

The FAR1 Amazon Fulfillment Center has become the latest Cass County Electric Cooperative member in a growing Fargo community.

Substation communication revolution

Minnkota's system-wide deployment of distribution automation technology is rapidly enhancing response and reliability.

Power over the market

Minnkota's energy marketers combined the cooperative's reliable resources and demand response program to avoid a cold-weather crisis.

One flight, endless opportunity

Minnkota Power Cooperative is reaching new heights with its LiDAR-based survey program.

Resiliency to improve reliability

With COVID-19 precautions in place, Minnkota crews have continued through a full docket of projects – and the work is paying off for members.

Congestion control

Demand response is key to managing rush hour on the region’s electric system.

Polar vortex reflections

Many regional energy entities learned lessons from the cold weather Maximum Generation Event of January 2019.

Power of coal-laboration

Minnkota and BNI Coal have been building a stronger relationship around optimizing plant and mine practices – and it’s paying off.

All in for the outage

Milton R. Young Station leaders leverage team coordination and adaptability for safe and successful planned outages.

Power delivery crews finish rebuild projects

Minnkota's crews dodged rain and cold this fall to bring life to more modern substations and transmission lines.

Rebuilding for reliability

As Minnkota’s blink outage efforts wind down, line rebuild projects ramp up.

Blink outage mitigation a success

Minnkota data results show blink outages have declined dramatically over hundreds of miles of treated line.

Making our grid smarter

A major Minnkota distribution automation project aims to improve outage response and communication with member-owners.

Minnkota completes Fargo power upgrades

Minnkota Power Cooperative has wrapped up a major conversion project to prepare for the heightened electricity needs of the Fargo-West Fargo community.

Working on the beautiful Angle

The Northwest Angle is vast and scenic, but Minnkota crews sometimes find challenges in providing services to the northernmost point in the contiguous U.S.

Line freeze expertise

During ice events, Minnkota leverages engineering, muscle and teamwork to keep the power on for its members.