Young Professionals list Basin Electric among top 10 workplaces

YP Group

The word is out. Basin Electric is a great place to work! The Bismarck-Mandan (ND) Young Professionals Network recently recognized Basin Electric … [Read more...]

Financial evolution at Basin Electric

Steve Johnson

On July 7, Basin Electric took an historic step by successfully buying out of Rural Utilities Service (RUS). Official action on this started in … [Read more...]

Why Basin? The cooperative family cares about you and yours

Amanda Schauer

Amanda Schauer’s ideal day involves taking her nieces and nephews out for a movie and shopping. Spending quality time with them is one of her absolute … [Read more...]

Photographer catches Northern Lights in area wind energy center

Credit: Mike Theiss, Extreme Nature Photography

This photo was taken by a photographer who came to North Dakota to chase tonight's predicted bad weather. Mike Theiss is a photographer affiliated … [Read more...]

Train the trainer helps reach youngest members

Story Behind the Switch

“When we were presented with this opportunity I told my boss, ‘I’m first in line’.” Robert Adams is excited about the new role he gets to play … [Read more...]

A day in the life of Senior Vice President and General Counsel Claire Olson

Claire Olson

Being indoors is tough when there’s perfect golfing weather. But tee time is here for Basin Electric’s now retired senior vice president and … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employees help food co-op get closer to goal

Erin Huntimer family

The BisMan Community Food Co-op is days away from a big deadline. The co-op needs to raise about $400,000 more in member loans and preferred equity … [Read more...]

South Dakota co-op making positive impact in teens’ lives

A lineman from West Central Electric Cooperative holds a fake downed power line during the mock drunk driving crash that is part of Freshman Impact.

Today’s teens face many social challenges, ranging from drugs, alcohol, peer pressure, and the new trends of cyberbullying and texting while driving. … [Read more...]

Market trials coming to a close

Market trials started May 18 and will run until July 17, however, Basin Electric was able to start submitting data for the first day of trials on May 11.

Following Basin Electric’s board decision in July 2014 to move forward with joining the Southwest Power Pool (SPP), hundreds of employees across the … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee on becoming a food co-op member

Sarah Feist

Sarah Feist is an administrative assistant II, working at our Leland Olds Station near Stanton, ND. Last year, we featured Feist's work to get more … [Read more...]


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