News Releases

Through news releases, Wright-Hennepin distributes information about the cooperative to local and industry-related media outlets.

News releases from the past 12 months are listed below. If you would like to be added to Wright-Hennepin’s media list to receive the latest news releases, please send a request to Stacie Nielsen, communications specialist, at

Feb 12, 2020

Brooks Lake Substation now energized

As part of ongoing efforts to ensure electric reliability, Wright-Hennepin recently energized its newest substation in Cokato, Minn.
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Jan 17, 2020

Wright-Hennepin members donate $68,000 to local organizations

WH members who participate in Operation Round Up donated grants totaling $68,000 in January.
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Dec 30, 2019

Wright-Hennepin warns area of effort to impersonate employees

WH is warning area residents that one or two unknown persons are reportedly impersonating WH employees in a possible effort to collect information about local homes and premises.
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Dec 20, 2019

WH employees participate in Toys for Tots drive

WH employees donated 356 toys and a total of $3,775 to the Toys for Tots drive through the WH Make a Difference committee.
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Dec 18, 2019

WH Board returns $4.5 million in capital credits to members

WH's Board of Directors is proud to announce that this holiday season, members will receive a capital credit refund of $4.5 million.
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Dec 13, 2019

WH makes an equity investment in ZEF Energy

As part of a broader set of initiatives designed to promote adoption of electric vehicles, Wright-Hennepin has made an equity investment in ZEF Energy.
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