Welcome to Our Economic Development Portal
At Goodhue County Cooperative Electric Association we are committed to economic development in our region. This site is intended to be a comprehensive resource for site selectors and new and existing businesses. Find area information in the Community Profiles module, and find available incentives and loans, local community contacts, training opportunities, and file downloads in the Business Resources section.
Goodhue County Cooperative Electric through
Great RiverEnergy has wind generation available.
This offers our members the opportunity to receive all or part of their energy from a renewable, environmentally-friendly resource. It also demonstrates GRE's and Goodhue County Cooperative Electric's commitment to the environment and to meeting the power demands in our service area.
Goodhue County Cooperative Electric members can voluntarily participate in Wellspring® Renewable Wind Energy by agreeing to pay slightly more for every 100-kWh block of energy they sign up for.
Energy Intelligent Business and Farm Grants
to Provide Incentive for Energy and Capacity Savings
• Grants available for energy efficiency projects
• Funding will not exceed 50% of the cost of project
• Must have a simple payback of more than one year
• Load must be on during summer peak
• Funding is through Great River Energy