Press Releases

50th Anniversary Celebration for Genoa #3 power plant

Since 1969, Dairyland’s Genoa Station #3 has powered homes and businesses with reliable, safe and affordable electricity. To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Dairyland is hosting a picnic social on Tuesday, June 18, from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Genoa Village Park (4100 Great River Rd.).

Enjoy live music and a picnic dinner! A brief program is scheduled at 4:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.

Dairyland Power’s 78th Annual Meeting

Approximately 600 electric cooperative leaders and guests attended Dairyland’s 78th annual meeting at the La Crosse Center on June 5. Roger Tjarks, Chair of the Board and Director representing Heartland Power Cooperative, presided over the meeting.

The theme of the meeting was Energy for the Long Run, emphasizing Dairyland’s commitment to safe, sustainable and strategic business decisions that will benefit and serve its member cooperatives and local communities for years to come.

DPC Supporting WI Governor’s Fishing Opener

Dairyland is sponsoring several events for Wisconsin’s 54th Governor’s Fishing Opener this year, being held in Rusk County from May 3-5.

The Governor’s Fishing Opener is held during the opening weekend of the Wisconsin hook and line fishing season, in a different location each year. Ladysmith will serve as the hub for Governor’s Fishing Opener activities, with fishing on the Dairyland Reservoir.

Dairyland Power Announces Major Solar Energy Facility


Badger State Solar Project to be located in Jefferson County, Wis.


La Crosse, WI— Dairyland Power Cooperative has finalized a power purchase agreement with Ranger
Power for the proposed 149 megawatt Badger State Solar Project. Dairyland will purchase the entire
output of the planned solar photovoltaic facility, which is proposed on the land of participating private
landowners in the Towns of Jefferson and Oakland in Jefferson County, Wis.

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