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To RSVP for the 2017 Member Appreciation Event, please click here.


Cogeneration and Small Power Product Rules

The People's Energy Board of Directors hosted a meeting on July 19 for members to share comments regarding cooperative rules that have been drafted relative to revisions made by law to State Statute 216B.164 - Cogeneration and Small Power Production.   Click here to read the proposed rules.  If you were unable to attend the meeting on July 19, you can still submit comments by contacting the Cooperative at 800-214-2694 or emailing


2017 Member Meetings

The Cooperative will be hosting five member meetings this year.  Member meetings are a great opportunity for members to get together and hear about the Cooperative and ask questions.

  • Oronoco | October 2 - 6:30 pm (light meal at 6:00 pm)
    PEC Headquarters, 1775 Lake Shady Avenue South, Oronoco, MN  55960
  • Plainview | October 3 - 12:00 pm (light meal at 11:30 am)
    American Legion Post 179, 215 3rd Street SW, Plainview, MN  55964
  • Byron | October 10 - 6:30 pm (light meal at 6:00 pm)
    Byron Primary School, 820 7th Street NE, Byron, MN  55920
  • Chatfield | October 12 - 6:30 pm (light meal at 6:00 pm)
    Chatfield Center for the Arts, 405 Main Street S, Chatfield, MN  55923
  • Stewartville | October 17 - 12:00 pm (light meal at 11:30 am)
    Stewartville Civic Center, 105 1st Street E, Stewartville, MN  55976

To help us plan accordingly, please RSVP by emailing or by calling (800) 214-2694.  Please include your name, which meeting you will be attending, and the number of guests that will be attending.


August Newsletter

Click here to access the August Highline Newsletter.  The online spot your number for August is 23598.




Co-op Connections

Just by showing your Co-op Connections Card, members can take advantage of savings at local and national businesses!  For a full listing of local discounts available along with more information about the program, click here.


Harness the Power of the Sun

People's Community Solar array in Elgin has now been energized. If you are interested in harnessing the sun's power call (800) 214-2694 today!  Click here for information and answers to frequently asked questions.


Load Control

Click on the appropriate program to view current load control information for Residential Load Control and Commercial-Industrial-Agricultural Load Control.


Operation Round Up

The next round of Operation Round Up grant applications are due by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, to be considered for third quarter 2017 grant money. For more details and an application, click here.



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