Press Releases

EDP Renewables, Dairyland Power Dedicate 98 MW Wind Farm

DARLINGTON, Wis., Nov. 10, 2017 – EDP Renewables (EDPR) and Dairyland Power Cooperative celebrated the completion of the Quilt Block Wind Farm at a joint dedication event in Darlington, Wisconsin, on Friday, November 10.  A number of the wind farm’s stakeholders including landowners, government officials, and others also attended the event that featured several speeches, a ribbon cutting and a bus tour of the wind farm.

Dairyland Power Announces Wind Energy Expansion

February 14, 2017 - Dairyland Power Cooperative will begin purchasing 80 MW of renewable energy from the Barton Wind Farm (Kensett, Iowa), effective February 15. Dairyland has reached a power purchase agreement with Avangrid Renewables (Portland, Ore.) which owns and operates the Barton Wind Farm. It is located in north-central Iowa and has been in service since 2009. The Barton Wind Farm has a capacity of 160 MW of wind energy, of which Dairyland will purchase 80 MW—enough renewable energy to power more than 19,000 homes.

Dairyland Donates $10,000 to Town of Flambeau for road improvements

July 21, 2016 - Dairyland has donated a total of $10,000 to the Town of Flambeau (Wis.) in support of road improvements. Dairyland contributed $5,000, which was then matched in full by CoBank, a national cooperative bank, through CoBank’s Sharing Success program. The donation is helping fund the Town of Flambeau’s repaving of Community Park Road, which leads to the entrance of Rusk County’s Community Park. Community Park is located on the Dairyland Reservoir (Lake Flambeau) near Ladysmith, Wis., and is the site of one of the Reservoir’s boat landings.

Dairyland Announces Major Wind Energy Expansion

June 8, 2016 - Dairyland Power Cooperative announced a significant expansion of wind resources at its 75th Annual Meeting on June 8. Barbara Nick, Dairyland President and CEO, stated in her address that Dairyland will purchase the renewable energy from a 98 MW wind project in southwestern Wisconsin. Dairyland has reached a power purchase agreement with EDP Renewables North America LLC which will develop, operate and maintain the Quilt Block Wind Farm, located 20 miles southeast of Platteville.

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