Committed to Renewable Energy

Great Lakes Utilities (GLU) is a municipal electric company created to obtain low cost and reliable electric power for its members. GLU was formed in 2000 under Wisconsin Statutes Section 66.0825 and, as such, is a public body and a political subdivision of the State of Wisconsin, with separate legal status from that of its members.

Oct 18
GLU Meeting

10:00am in WI Rapids

Nov 15
GLU Meeting

10:00am in WI Rapids

Community Spotlight

Keeping Technology at the Forefront: The Village of Stratford

Since its inception, Stratford Public Works has been making strides to improve the quality of life for its residencts. Stratford began as a company town in the late 1800s, settled primarily by lumberjacks and farmers. Incorporated in 1910, the Stratford communicy currently has a polopulation of over 1,600. Read the full article here.

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Community Spotlight

Future Focused: The Village of Bangor

Founded in 1936, the Village of Bangor has always prided itself on enhancing their community’s standard of living. Since joining GLU in 2011, the village has been able to better provide their customers with efficient, reliable and cost-effective utility services. They currently have several large projects underway with the goal of ensuring updated infrastructure for the future. Read the full article here.

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Community Spotlight

Shaping a Community: Marshfield Utilities

Founded in 1904, Marshfield Utilities (MU) is committed to environmental guardianship and investing in its community. As a founding member of GLU, the utility’s membership has afforded them opportunities to tap into resources that support their mission. Read the full article here.

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Community Spotlight

Partnership Supports Trempealeau’s Growing Electrical Needs

On Wisconsin’s western border along the Mississippi River sits Trempealeau, Wisconsin. Over the past decade, Trempealeau has seen steady growth in its population and electricity needs. With two and a quarter square miles, the 2020 census recorded 1,843 residents living in the village of Trempealeau—approximately 300 more residents than the previous census in 2010. The boost in population also means a boost in much-needed utility services. Trempealeau Municipal Utilities (TMU) has been working with Great Lakes Utility (GLU) to help prepare for and manage this growth. Read the full article here.

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GLU Members

GLU currently has a diverse portfolio of power supply resources which it utilizes to provide full requirements service to nine of its member communities – Bangor, Clintonville, Cornell, Kiel, Medford, Shawano, Stratford, Trempealeau, and Wisconsin Rapids, – and partial requirements service to Manitowoc. Marshfield and Escanaba, MI make up the remaining members of GLU.

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