In Cooperative Connections Archive, Uncategorized Posted

A Sensible Solution – Huron-based Company Puts Irrigation Control in Palm of Farmer’s Hands

By Elizabeth Mayrose Picture this: the weather has been dry for days. There is no rain in the forecast. A smart phone pings with an alert stating the moisture probes placed around fields indicate the ground is in need of some serious moisture. Without any effort besides a few taps on a smart phone, irrigation […]
Read More
In Community Posted

Sunshine Bible Academy Receives Investment in Industrial Arts Expansion Project

Dakota Energy Cooperative (DEC), CoBank and Basin Electric Power Cooperative each gave a $5,000 donation to Sunshine Bible Academy’s (SBA) Industrial Arts Expansion Project. SBA Industrial Arts Expansion Project’s goal is to increase the number of students who will pursuit a vocational STEM-related career in South Dakota.  The program expansion will increase student enrollment and […]
Read More
In Youth Posted

2014 Rural Electric Youth Tour Highlights

By: Amanda Halsey When I was first informed back in April that I had received the opportunity to be Dakota Energy’s delegate for the 2014 Rural Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., I was ecstatic. At that point I had no idea how much of an eye opening experience the trip would end up being. […]
Read More
In Uncategorized Posted

Let your voice be heard!

The Issue The Environmental Protection Agency in Washington is currently developing regulations on existing coal-fired power plants that would limit the amount of carbon dioxide they are allowed to emit. Unfortunately, the EPA’s rules will have little positive impact on climate change and will increase electricity costs for many Americans. By cutting coal out of […]
Read More
In Uncategorized Posted

Electric Co-op Members Cannot Afford Price Increases, Job Losses from Carbon Regulations

(ARLINGTON, VA) —National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) CEO Jo Ann Emerson today commented on the latest round of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations limiting carbon dioxide emissions for power plants. “Americans count on affordable and reliable energy to power our communities, promote job and economic growth, and keep costs in line for the basic […]
Read More
12
page 1 of 2