MiEnergy's wholesale electric power supplier is Dairyland Power Cooperative. Dairyland Power Cooperative, based in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, provides the wholesale electrical requirements and other services for MiEnergy and 24 other distribution cooperatives in Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin.
Dairyland Power Cooperative generates electricity by using both traditional and renewable energy resources to provide safe, reliable and affordable electricity. Dairyland owns and operates several power plants utilizing a progressive 'all of the above' strategy: hydroelectric, natural gas, coal, landfill gas, wind and solar generation.
As of 2021, 39% of MiEnergy members' electricity comes from renewable resources:
Dairyland's energy mix:
John P. Madgett Station, generating capacity of 387 MW; Weston 4, 30% owner and a generating capacity of 165 MW
Elk Mound Combustion Turbines, generating approximately 70 MW; RockGen Energy Center, 503 MW
Flambeau Hydroelectric Station, 18.8 MW; Sartell Hydro Station, 10 MW; Solar totaling 193.2 MW; Wind totaling 207.4 and Landfill Gas totaling 10.4 MW
MiEnergy's energy mix:
13 MW (730-plus member owned generation systems)
Minnesota-Three, cooperative-owned solar partnership
Renwable Rays, cooperative-owned community solar