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Our Lives are on the Line

                The safety of you, our members, and our employees is a top priority at Crow Wing Power, especially during dangerous times. When storms hit our area, we rush to your aid as soon as weather conditions allow our lineworkers to travel and make repairs safely.

2016 Member Appreciation/Annual Meeting A Success!

On Saturday, we had approximately 1,800 members attended our Member Appreciation.  

 

It was a beautiful morning with plenty of activities, demonstrations, food and fun!

 

Not to mention prizes!

Osprey Web Cam

We’ve been working with Central Lakes College, Consolidated Telephone Company and People’s Security to get a new web cam up on the Osprey platform we installed about six years ago at the Central Lakes College.  Our linemen have been out there four times this spring changing out faulty equipment, etc.

Three New Directors Elected June 11

Crow Wing Power Board of Directors Election 2016 Results

Crow Wing Power Member Appreciation Day and Annual Meeting Well Attended

On Saturday, it’s estimated that 1,800 people attended the Crow Wing Power Member Appreciation Day and Annual Meeting.  A total of 5,003 ballots were cast in this year’s Board of Directors election.

Community Solar Survey Completed

We recently hired National Rural Electric Association (NRECA) Market Research to conduct surveys on our behalf in order to learn whether our members would support a Community Solar project. We received the results of the survey in mid-March.

Before you dig, contact Gopher State One Call

It’s Minnesota state law that before you start any project that requires digging, you must contact Gopher State One Call. This will allow you to not only you to follow the law, but could also help you to avoid costly underground utility damages or even deadly accidents. 

Call Gopher State One Call at 651-454-0002 or 800-252-1166

Or submit your ticket online by clicking Here.

Washington D.C. Youth Tour Winners

In January and February, participating area high school juniors wrote essays on unique energy technologies. This year’s winners are Matthew Reff, Joshua Sweeney and Hannah Wiedewitsch. They will join approximately 1400 students in Washington D.C. in June. This annual event is co-hosted by cooperatives throughout the nation. Congratulations!

 

Is It Really A Community Wind Program?

Members of Crow Wing Power have recently received a letter from Arcadia Power to “join your neighbor’s in Minnesota’s first Community Wind Program.” You may be asking what this program is. We have put together some Q&A to help answer some of your questions.

What is this program?

Are you Interested in a Community Solar Project?

Providing Information and Getting Members Input

Crow Wing Power is in the process of educating our members about what a Community Solar or (photovoltaic) project might look like and cost. We are conducting surveys in February 2016 to determine how many of our members would pay to participate in a project. 

We would like to provide this information to give our members a general idea of what a Community Solar project might mean for Crow Wing Power members. Details are not finalized.

 

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