About Missouri River Energy Services

Missouri River Energy Services (MRES) is an organization of 61 member municipalities that own and operate their own electric distribution systems. MRES is governed by a 13-member board of directors who are elected by and from the ranks of our member representatives.

Mission Statement

MRES is dedicated to supplying its members with reliable, cost-effective, long-term energy and energy services in a fiscally responsible and environmentally sensitive manner. MRES is an extension of its members, and through joint action, members will remain competitive while enhancing their relationships with their customers.

Vision Statement

To be the preferred provider of energy and energy services that adds value to member communities.

Core Purpose

To enhance the value of member utilities to their customers and communities through the provision of energy and energy services.

Core Values

Missouri River Energy Services is an organization where excellence of work and integrity of character are daily expectations for all employees, Board members, and others associated with MRES on a professional basis. The following Core Values describe those expectations in greater detail:

  • Reliability. We are there when you need us.
  • Accountability. We can be counted on to do what we say we will.
  • Honesty. We will give our members the whole story — the bad news along with the good.
  • Competence. Excellence in work product and performance will be the objective of every MRES employee with the end result being the achievement of the MRES corporate goals consistent with member expectations.
  • Creativity. We will recognize problems that limit the success of our members and strive to solve them. Creative solutions are encouraged and failure will be viewed as a temporary setback to be learned from for future problem-solving efforts.

MRES Employee Culture Statement

We care…

…about the well-being of each employee, promoting a work/life balance, and providing a safe work environment.

We are one team…

…that is fun, engaging, and supportive.

We respect and appreciate the perspectives of others and promote a culture of inclusiveness.

We pursue excellence, creativity, and innovation…

…with passion and energy. We are committed to employee growth and development.

We are accountable…

…for decisions we make. We are ethical, responsive, and collaborate to support the mission of MRES and its members.

We communicate honestly…

…creating an open, transparent, and trust-based environment.

We all lead…

…by example, every day.

Missouri River Energy Services Member Map

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Willmar, Minnesota
Willmar Municipal Utilities
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Alexandria, MN
ALP Utilities
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Pickstown, SD
City of Pickstown
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Vermillion, SD
City of Vermillion
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Riverdale, ND
City of Riverdale
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