Check out the Dairyland Bird Cam!

Spring is here, and Peregrine falcons have returned to Dairyland's power plant nesting sites in Alma and Genoa, Wis. Online visitors can keep track of the raptors via streaming video on our Bird Cam throughout the nesting season. >more

Landscaping and power lines

Spring is a popular 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

Dairyland moving forward with first commercial solar project

Dairyland has signed an agreement with Minnesota-Three, LLC, to purchase the renewable energy produced by a planned large solar facility, to be located along U.S. Highway 52 north of Rochester, Minn.>more

The Value of Electricity

As a Touchstone Energy Cooperative, Dairyland strives to provide dependable electricity at a competitive cost.
This brief video highlights the incredible, sustaining value of electricity. >more

DPC leads WI utilities in renewables

Dairyland Power has been identified as having made the most progress in meeting the Wisconsin Renewable Portfolio Standard among utilities in the state, according to a report prepared for and accepted by the Public Service Commission.

Dairyland Attending White House Solar Summit

Dairyland will participate in the White House Solar Summit and Champions of Change event being held on April 17 at the White House in Washington, D.C.

Dairyland was nominated to attend the summit by the Rural Utilities Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Eau Claire Energy Cooperative, a Dairyland member, will also be represented at the Summit.

The summit will recognize local leaders in the U.S. who are taking action to advance solar power. Recently, Dairyland announced it is expanding its renewable energy resources with the addition of two commercial solar projects. Dairyland signed an agreement with Minnesota-Three, LLC, to purchase the renewable energy produced by a large solar facility in Minnesota. Construction of the solar facility has begun and it should be operational by June 1, 2014. A similar project is being constructed near Westby, Wis., during the same time frame.

Dairyland also purchases the excess energy output from a solar generation facility owned by the City of Galena, Ill., the solar installation at the Necedah (Wis.) National Wildlife Refuge and a number of smaller distributed generation projects. >more

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