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Greater Minnesota Transmission, LLC (GMT) works behind the scenes to build partnerships with local utilities or cooperatives to bring natural gas to communities located throughout rural Minnesota.

GMG Staff - Monday, May 01, 2017


Greater Minnesota Transmission, LLC (GMT) works behind the scenes to build partnerships with local utilities or cooperatives to bring natural gas to communities located throughout rural Minnesota.


In 2013, GMT partnered with Xcel Energy.  Since the beginning of that partnership, we are happy to have added the communities of Barnesville, Hitterdahl and Ulen, in addition to the Prairie Island Indian Community and Treasure Island Resort and Casino located just outside of Redwing, Minnesota. 

Building on the partnership created between GMT and Community Co-op located in Lake Park, MN the rural communities of Twin Valley, Mahnomen, Fertile, Beltrami, Red Lake Falls and Gary are able to enjoy the benefits of natural gas.  To learn more about natural gas service in these areas call 888-935-2281 or visit their website at: http://www.communitycoops.com/natural-gas-service-area.html

In 2016, United Natural Gas partnered with GMT to serve the communities of Lafayette and Courtland is Southern Minnesota.  Expanding on that partnership UNG will be adding Jackpot Junction Casino and the Lower Sioux Indian Community in the fall of 2017. 


October 26, 2017 - Natural Gas is Here! Lake Region Energy Services has brought natural gas to the Deer Creek and Parkers Prairie. Crews have begun installing services to houses! Call their Customer Service Team at (800) 552-7658 to request more information. https://www.lakeregionenergy.com/

Parkers Prairie and Deer Creek located in Ottertail County, will be the first two communities to benefit from the collaborative partnership between Greater Minnesota Transmission, LLC (GMT) and Lake Regional Electric Cooperative (LREC). We are excited to once again grow our footprint providing natural gas service to rural Minnesota. We are crossing our fingers for good weather as construction is scheduled to begin soon. Watch for the crews! 

If you are from Parkers Prairie, Deer Creek or live along the proposed natural gas main, call Lake Region Energy Services at (800) 552-7658 or log onto their website at www.lakeregionenergy.com to inquire about service.

April 2017 Update from LREC: http://www.large.coop/your-co-op/news-events/news/ceo-column-april-2017-innovative-programs-and-strategic-partnerships-key-co-ops-success

March 2017 Update from LREC: http://www.large.coop/your-co-op/news-events/news/joint-effort-will-extend-natural-gas




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