Our Source of Electric Power - Dairyland Power Cooperative
Hawkeye REC's wholesale electric power supplier is Dairyland Power Cooperative. Dairyland Power is a generation and transmission cooperative (G&T) that provides the wholesale electrical requirements and other services for not only Hawkeye REC, but 24 other distribution cooperatives and 19 municipal utilities in the Upper Midwest which supply the energy needs to a half million people. Dairyand is based in LaCrosse, Wisconsin.
Dairyland was formed in December 1941. Today, the cooperative's generating stations (coal, hydro, natural gas, landfill gas, animal waste-to-energy) have more than 1,100 megawatt capacity. Dairyland delivers electricity via more than 3,100 miles of transmission lines and nearly 300 substations located throughout the system's 44,500 square mile service area. Map of Dairyland's Distribution Members
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