Minnesota Energy Resources has delivered natural gas to Minnesota residents for more than 80 years.

How We Grew

The company has grown over the decades through a series of acquisitions and growth in local communities. Below are some company milestones.

1932
Northern Natural Gas formed a division to serve the Rochester area.
1980
The division became an independent company, People's Natural Gas (PNG).
1985
PNG was acquired by the Aquila family of utilities and renamed Aquila-MN.
2006
Aquila-MN was acquired by WPS Resources Corporation (now Integrys Energy Group) and renamed Minnesota Energy Resources.
2009
Our appliance repair program was renamed ServiceChoice.

Where We Serve

The scope and scale of the company's operations is unique. Minnesota Energy Resources covers more than 38,000 sq. miles, 49 counties, and 165 communities. Our service area stretches from Canada to the Iowa border…And from the Dakotas to Wisconsin. We serve approximately 212,000 customers.