Second Quarter 2016
The Outlet is published quarterly to highlight Great River Energy's economic development activities.

Meet your economic development services team

Tom Lambrecht
Tom manages the economic development services department. He administers and implements economic development strategies for Great River Energy's 28 member cooperatives.  You can reach him at 763-445-6105 or
Erin Sparks
Erin is an economic development specialist. She holds a strong background in economic development and currently sits on the board of directors for the Economic Development Association of Minnesota.  You can reach her at 763-445-6113 or
Jeff Borling
Jeff is the economic development lead. Based in Duluth, Jeff focuses on economic development in northern Minnesota. You can reach him at 218-355-8088 or
Faribault Foods celebrates facility expansion with groundbreaking

Ground recently broke on an expansion at Faribault Foods' facility, which will be more than double in size by this time next year, and be served by Great River Energy member cooperative Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric.
Aubright receives piece of equipment through E3 loan

Aubright - a plastic fabrication company that serves customers in the retail, OEM and powersports markets nationwide - recently acquired a specialized plastics thermoforming machine through an Energy Efficient Equipment loan. READ MORE

Minn. manufacturers confident in the financial future of their companies
Minnesota's manufacturers are feeling confidence in the financial prospects for their companies in 2016, according to the eighth annual State of Manufacturing® survey. At the same time, the survey reveals a growing concern about the U.S. economy. READ MORE

Borling participates in forums on non-traditional financing

Jeff Borling took part in three forums that addressed how non-traditional financing organizations help companies to start, sustain and expand in their respective region. The forums were open to the public and held in three cities. READ MORE
Our 28 member cooperatives

Great River Energy and our member cooperatives take pride in serving the region with competitively priced, reliable energy.
We also are committed to helping customers start and grow their businesses by helping them plan and manage their energy needs.

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