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 Heather Reinhart, communications specialist, at

Jan 12, 2018

Wright-Hennepin members donate more than $35,000 to local organizations

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) members who participate in Operation Round Up (ORU) donated grants totaling $35,500, which were awarded in January of 2018.
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Jan 5, 2018

Wright-Hennepin gives grant to Village Ranch

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) recently provided Village Ranch with a grant to help purchase an energy-efficient heating, ventilation and air conditioning system (HVAC) and install LED lighting at the Sholund School for Girls in Annandale, Minn.
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Dec 21, 2017

Wright-Hennepin makes huge Toys for Tots donation

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) was an official drop-off site for Toys for Tots and held a toy drive from November 27 to December 15, 2017. During that time, WH employees, directors and members collected a total of $3,555 and more than 350 toys for families in Hennepin County.
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Dec 4, 2017

Wright-Hennepin Board returns $3.6 million in capital credits to members

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) is proud to announce a $3.6 million capital credit refund to members. This is the largest amount ever returned in the 37 consecutive years that WH has returned capital credits to members.
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Nov 27, 2017

Wright-Hennepin Toys for Tots drop site

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) is officially a drop site for toys or monetary donations that will go to the Toys for Tots Foundation.
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Nov 16, 2017

Plymouth II Substation Now Energized

As part of ongoing efforts to ensure electric reliability, Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) recently energized its newest substation in Plymouth, Minn.
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