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

Mar 2, 2011

Car accident causes brief outages

Rockford, Minn. (March 2, 2011) — A car accident that occurred at 7 p.m. on March 1 caused 2,300 of Wright-Hennepin’s members to lose power. The car hit a major transmission line causing both Howard Lake…
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Dec 27, 2010

Wright-Hennepin CEO Mark Vogt named to Board of Directors of leading edge renewable energy company

Minnesota-headquartered company to increase commercial deployment, market penetration of its OnDemand energy storage system.
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Dec 7, 2010

Members may now file as director candidates

Rockford, MN (December 7, 2010) — Wright-Hennepin (WH) members can now submit nominations to compete for a seat on the cooperative’s Board of Directors in districts 2, 5 and 7. Members elected to these…
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Dec 1, 2010

Wright-Hennepin to return $1 million in Capital Credit Refunds to members during holiday season

Rockford, MN (December 1, 2010) — Due to another strong operational, financial and competitive year for Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH), almost all of it’s 40,000 members will…
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