Journey to joining SPP, Part 1

Raatz quote

Some business decisions are easy. Others can challenge the very principles upon which the business was created. The decision for Basin Electric to … [Read more...]

A day in the life of … Wayne Peltier

Wayne Peltier Home C5789-0038

The Peltier household was built with a rare kind of determination, and the strength can be felt in the space between Wayne and Pat Peltier. They sit … [Read more...]

Basin Electric, North Dakota rally energy states this week to influence carbon rule

(From left): Senior Legislative Representative Dale Niezwaag, Mike Eggl, senior vice president of Communications and Administration, and Senior Legislative Representative Steve Tomac discuss North Dakota's leading role in developing an energy states coalition.

When clouds of adversity overshadow the well-being of those at the end of the line, allies unite to weather the storm. The Environmental Protection … [Read more...]

Walking the co-op talk: Education, fellowship contagious during South Dakota Co-op Day

SDREA General Manager Ed Anderson shares a word with Sen. Dan Lederman (R-SD) during Co-op Day at the state capitol.

As Ed Anderson moseys his way through a cluster of handshakes atop a second-floor stairwell, colleagues razz him about being late to his own … [Read more...]

Stay Basin: The secret of Mike’s success

Mike Murray

Stay Basin is a new blog series that features employees who have enjoyed building a long-term career at the cooperative. Build a successful career … [Read more...]

Dakota Gas adding to its product diversity

Dakota Gasification Company is working to develop its 11th and 12th products at the Great Plains Synfuels Plant near Beulah, ND. The Dakota Gas … [Read more...]

Why Basin? Fire scholar takes pride in protecting colleagues

Lee Westby

When talking with Lee Westby, it isn’t tough to figure out he loves sports. Off the clock, the Rapid City, SD, native is an active guy. And he's … [Read more...]

St. Baldrick’s Dry Fork Station event 2014

Tom Stalcup shaving off his mustache.

Dry Fork Station held their St. Baldrick's Brave the Shave event Mar 19. More than 25 shavees shaved their heads to raise more than $13,000 for … [Read more...]

BisMan Community Food Co-op sees growth at Basin Electric Health Fair

The BisMan Community Food Co-op brought in 36 new members during the Apr. 2 Health Fair at Basin Electric! There were 29 online memberships and seven … [Read more...]

Spring storm means outages for Basin Electric members

Snow. Wind. Cold and rainy. These are many of the ingredients needed for power outages. Following is a round-up of what some of Basin Electric's … [Read more...]


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