Great River Energy has pledged it will supply its members with 50 percent renewable energy by 2030.

The announcement was made at the cooperative’s annual meeting Wednesday. Great River currently uses 25 percent renewable energy.

Additional wind energy sources will help boost renewable energy numbers.

“Renewable energy, particularly wind, is currently our lowest-cost option for new generation resources,” Great River Energy President and CEO David Saggau said in a news release.

The Maple Grove-based nonprofit electric cooperative provides energy for 28 member cooperatives including Arrowhead Cooperative in Lutsen, Cooperative Light and Power in Two Harbors, Lake Country Power in Grand Rapids and East Central Energy in Braham.

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