Minnesota Power has proudly served our region for over 100 years. We know our communities and are experts at matching businesses and site selectors with the right people at the right time to help projects go from concepts to the ribbon cutting.

Contact us at any time for our help with:

  • Electric rate estimates
  • Introductions to business and community leaders
  • Site selection assistance
  • Electric service design and construction needs

Contact us for more information on program requirements and how to get your application started today


Minnesota Power believes in helping our customers have sustained success over the long-term. We recently sought and received approval from the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission to offer a new, aggressive five-year electric demand incentive for new and current customers expanding by 250 kW of demand or greater.

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Whether your business would be an office, a factory, or a warehouse, the choices you make personally and company-wide can save energy, reduce costs, increase productivity and benefit the environment. We are committed to assisting you in finding the technologies and programs that are the best fit for helping you achieve your energy conservation goals and save money over the long-term. The decision to invest in energy efficiency goes beyond energy savings and into such areas as innovation, productivity, health of employees, and an ongoing impact on the environment.

Minnesota Power is proud to have met the State of Minnesota’s renewable energy goal of 25% a decade early. Approximately 30% current energy supply already comes from renewable sources like wind and solar. However, with our expertise and products, we are ready to help your business meet your sustainability goals – all the way up to supplying 100% of your energy from renewable sources.

Minnesota Power supports our region’s natural resource based economy and is proud to advocate for responsible new and current customers.


Every year, Minnesota Power provides over $75,000 in core funding for local economic development organizations focused on business retention and attraction.

Minnesota Power is proud to partner with communities located in our service territory to help them achieve Shovel Ready certification through the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

From workforce to broadband, there are many needs in our region. Minnesota Power has been proud to support our communities in helping fund a number of important, research-based studies over the years to move our regional economy forward.

Contact Arik Forsman for more information on community-based economic development grants and how Minnesota Power is able to partner with our communities for eligible projects.

Minnesota Power’s parent company, ALLETE, has entered an agreement to be acquired by a partnership led by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Global Infrastructure Partners and start the process to become a private company.

This transaction will not change our operations, strategy or shared purpose and values, and it is business as usual for all of us at Minnesota Power. Learn more at