Celebrating engineers during National Engineers Week

Tyler Schilke, senior mechanical engineer, at a former construction site of a gas pipeline from the Great Plains Synfuels Plant.

National Engineers Week is a great time to give a big shout out to our engineers at Basin Electric. They’re an instrumental part in our mission to … [Read more...]

Basin Electric brings light to the Clay County Sheriff Department

Clay County Sheriff's Department

A donation made to the Clay County (SD) Sheriff’s Department will help officers see more clearly in the line of duty. Basin Electric accepted the … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee helps spread the message of heart health

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Rick Mitzel, operations superintendent at Basin Electric's Antelope Valley Station, has been donating blood for as long as he can remember. It’s … [Read more...]

Be the light: Ambassador for science

Be the light Amanda Wangler

The Basin Electric ad campaign “Be the light” shows how Basin Electric and its member cooperatives can be the light in communities and homes like only … [Read more...]

Dry Fork Station cap appears in Antarctica

Dry Fork Station cap in Antarctica

A piece of Dry Fork Station made its way to the South Pole earlier this year. Bob Berger, husband of former Wyoming Rep. Rosie Berger, wore his Dry … [Read more...]

New cooperative finalizes purchase of building, moves closer to opening Hazen child care center

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Energy Capital Cooperative Child Care is the proud owner of a building, closing on the purchase of the New Bethel Congregational Church in Hazen in … [Read more...]

Leland Olds Station plant manager featured by Lignite Energy Council

Jamey Backus, Leland Olds Station plant manager.

Lignite Energy Council published a feature on Leland Olds Station Jan. 27. James Backus, the coal-based power plant's manager, was interviewed for a … [Read more...]

A day in the life of legislative representative Chris Vandeventer

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Between federal and state bills in its nine-state service area, Basin Electric is following about 800 bills this legislative session. From human … [Read more...]

Bismarck State College students get look into energy industry at Basin Electric

Bismarck State College students

Basin Electric hosted students from Bismarck State College Jan. 30, who were here to get some real world insight into the energy industry. The … [Read more...]

Basin Electric, Bismarck Police Department support the community, each other

Bismarck Police Chief Dan Donlin and Basin Electric CEO and General Manager Paul Sukut stand in front of the Basin Electric building, illuminated in blue and gold, to show support for local law enforcement and childhood cancer awareness.

Serving the community is a value that both Basin Electric and the Bismarck Police Department hold dear, and these two organizations have been … [Read more...]