Summer storm safety

Dairyland Power Cooperative, along with the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), encourages consumers to practice caution and safety during summer storms. Beware of flooded areas caused by heavy rains -- and always remember that water and electricity do not mix! >more

New solar energy facilities are online

Two solar energy facilities have come online this summer in Wisconsin and Minnesota, providing members with more renewable energy. >more

Nearly 100 Peregrine falcons have fledged via Dairyland program

The 2014 Peregrine Falcon nesting season at Dairyland’s power plant sites was a great success. All seven chicks fledged in July, bringing the total number of Peregrines fledged through Dairyland's stewardship program to 96. >more

Berg announces 2014 retirement

Dairyland Power President and CEO William L. "Bill" Berg has announced his decision to retire by the end of 2014. >more

Landscaping and power lines

Summer is a natural time to plant new bushes and trees, and make other landscaping changes at the beginning of the growing season. As you plant or transplant, make sure to keep electric reliability and safety in mind.>more

DPC's 73rd Annual Meeting Highlights

Approximately 600 electric cooperative leaders and guests attended Dairyland Power’s 73rd annual meeting on June 4. Dan Korn, Chairman of the Board and director representing Vernon Electric, presided over the meeting.

The theme of the meeting was Together. By working together, Dairyland and its member cooperatives reliably and affordably meet energy needs while improving the quality of life in local communities.

William Berg, Dairyland President and CEO, wove the theme through what was his final annual meeting address. Berg will be retiring at the end of 2014 after a 40 year career with Dairyland, with nearly 25 years as President and CEO.

Berg’s interest in world history has frequently provided the storyline for his annual meeting speeches. This final address showcased Henry the Navigator, a Portuguese prince who lived in the 15th century and had the long-term vision to establish a sea route around Africa to access the rich trading area of the Far East. “His vision made him that navigator, and each one of us in our own roles as members of our local electric cooperative and Dairyland, should be like Henry the Navigator,” said Berg. >more

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