'Peak Alert' issued for northeast Iowa and southern Minnesota

MiEnergy Coop asking members to reduce use of electricity.

Posted: Jun 18, 2018 12:41 PM
Updated: Jun 18, 2018 1:11 PM

RUSHFORD, Minn. – MiEnergy Cooperative and Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Service are issuing “Peak Alerts” from 2 to 6 pm Monday due to high demand for electricity.

Coop members are being asked to reduce their electric usage or shift electricity use to after 6 pm.

MiEnergy Cooperative says it provides power to more than 18,700 members in Howard, Chickasaw, and Winneshiek counties in Iowa and Fillmore, Houston, and Winona counties in Minnesota.  Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services says it has over 18,000 members primarily in those two counties.

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