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 […]
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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. […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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2014 Annual Meeting

Dakota Energy Cooperative, Inc. (DEC) held its 20th annual meeting on April 4th at the Huron High School Auditorium in Huron. Members began the evening with a delicious meal prepared by Central Catering. The business meeting began at 7:00 p.m. and was called to order by President Garry Dearborn. Pastor Steven Bransdrud, American Lutheran Church, […]
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