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.

Energy Loss

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.

Energy provider of the year for Iowa, Major Provider Category
Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
Iowa, Major Provider Category
Claim Award
Energy provider of the year for Iowa, Major Provider Category
Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
Iowa, Major Provider Category
Claim Award
Energy provider of the year for Iowa, Major Provider Category
Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
Iowa, Major Provider Category
Claim Award

Energy Loss

Great River Energy's energy loss due to business operations.

-5.04%

Total Energy Loss

728,603MWh

904 National Rank

Great River Energy Energy Makeup

Power Plants Owned by Great River Energy

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
McLean County ND Coal 8,741,2438,303,582,088.16949.93
Stutsman County ND Coal 172,062126,948,539.07737.81
Pleasant Valley (MN)Great River Energy (100.00%)
Mower County MN Natural Gas 126,70581,221,010.66641.02
Martin County MN Natural Gas 121,10880,929,476.07668.24
Cambridge CT HybridGreat River Energy (100.00%)
Isanti County MN Natural Gas 95,83960,177,183.21627.9
Elk River MN Natural Gas 72,28245,017,152.24622.8
Dickinson Solar ArrayGreat River Energy (100.00%)
Wright County MN Solar 3,010
Wilton IA Solar 2,960
Carver County MN Distillate Fuel Oil 1,9942,928,871.411,468.84
Maple Lake MN Distillate Fuel Oil 1,2221,353,348.241,107.49

Great River Energy Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
95.12%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
4.59%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.23%
SOLAR
Solar
0.06%

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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.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-03-13