The extreme heat in early June made it necessary for Brown County REA, through its wholesale power supplier Great River Energy (GRE), to dispatch full load controls. Brown County REA appreciates all the members who participate in our load management programs. Click the link below to learn about the lights on your load control device.
Call 811 Before You Dig
811 is the national call-before-you-dig phone number. Anyone who plans to dig should contact them to get an approximate location of buried utility lines marked.
To learn more about 811 click the button below.
Heartland Security is owned by your local electric cooperative. They design and install security systems to protect your home, family, and valuables. The alarm systems are monitored by highly skilled and certified professionals. Heartland Security offers an easy to use Personal Emergency Reporting System (PERS) if you or a loved one is worried about a medical condition or emergency happening at home.
Click the link below to be directed to Heartland Security's homepage for more information or call them at (888) 264-6380.
Energy Assistance Program (EAP) is a heating based program that helps low income households with a portion of their electric bill. The 2021 - 2022 program started September 2, 2021.
Please click the link below for the application and instructions or visit MVAC's website at www.mnvac.org. You can also call (507) 345-6822 to get an application.
7 Energy-Wasting Habits You Should Break
No one intentionally wastes energy, but it’s easy to do.
Click the link below to check out these common energy-wasting habits. If they seem familiar it’s maybe time to start making energy efficiency a part of your routine.