Great River Energy
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About Great River Energy
Great River Energy is a cooperative. This means the company is owned by the customers it serves. In 2020 the company sold 13,653,820 megawatt hours to other providers via the wholesale market. The electricity produced in the company's power plants made up 58.79% of the electricity sourced by the company. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 41.21%. In 2020, they made a total of $858,229,200 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had revenue of $703,781,200 coming from sales to the wholesale market.
Losing electricity from heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of being in the electricity production business. Electricity companies must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Great River Energy reported a yearly loss of approximately 5.04% of the electricity that they generate. These averages allow us to compare the numerous suppliers who operate around the nation. Great River Energy has earned a ranking of 904th best out of 3509 suppliers who report energy loss in the country.
Great River Energy Overview
- Company Type:Cooperative
- Headquarters:12300 Elm Creek Boulevard
Maple Grove, Minnesota 55369
United States of America
- CEO:David Saggau
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Quick Facts About Great River Energy
Great River Energy has the 131st largest total electricity generation in the country, generating 9,339,646 megawatt hours.
Great River Energy produces 0.06% of its total megawatt hours generated from solar power, which ranks them 216th in the US out of 3509 companies for percentage of total electricity production that comes from solar power sources.
Roughly 95.12% of Great River Energy's total electricity comes from the use of coal.
Great River Energy produces 0.06% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources, which ranks them 458th out of the 3509 suppliers we track in the United States.
Great River Energy produces 99.94% of their total electricity generation from non-renewable fuel types. The total electricity produced from non-renewable sources is 9,333,676 megawatt hours, which is 114th highest in the nation out of 3509 suppliers.
Great River Energy generates 428,883.71 megawatt hours by burning natural gas and ranks 184th out of 3509 companies in the country for total natural gas output.
Great River Energy's energy loss due to business operations.
Total Energy Loss
904 National Rank
Great River Energy Energy Makeup
Power Plants Owned by Great River Energy
|Plant||City/County||State||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (kg)||Emissions/MWh||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
Coal CreekGreat River Energy (100.00%)
Spiritwood StationGreat River Energy (100.00%)
Pleasant Valley (MN)Great River Energy (100.00%)
|Mower County||MN||Natural Gas||126,705||81,221,010.66||641.02|
Lakefield JunctionGreat River Energy (100.00%)
|Martin County||MN||Natural Gas||121,108||80,929,476.07||668.24|
Cambridge CT HybridGreat River Energy (100.00%)
|Isanti County||MN||Natural Gas||95,839||60,177,183.21||627.9|
Elk RiverGreat River Energy (100.00%)
|Elk River||MN||Natural Gas||72,282||45,017,152.24||622.8|
Dickinson Solar ArrayGreat River Energy (100.00%)
Eastern Iowa SolarGreat River Energy (100.00%)
St BonifaciusGreat River Energy (100.00%)
|Carver County||MN||Distillate Fuel Oil||1,994||2,928,871.41||1,468.84|
Maple LakeGreat River Energy (100.00%)
|Maple Lake||MN||Distillate Fuel Oil||1,222||1,353,348.24||1,107.49|
Great River Energy Fuel Makeup
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Great River Energy FAQ:
What percentage of Great River Energy's electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuel types?
Great River Energy generates 99.94% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.
Who is the CEO of Great River Energy?
Great River Energy's CEO is David Saggau.
What is the phone number for Great River Energy?
Great River Energy's customer service phone number is (763) 445-5000
What percentage of Great River Energy's electricity is generated using renewable fuel types?
Great River Energy generates 0.06% of their electricity from renewable fuels.
How many power plants are owned by or associated with Great River Energy?
Great River Energy owns or is associated with 11 power plants.