Cooperation among cooperatives is the rainbow after the storm

A pole bent completely over in front of a home in Grundy County REC's service area. Photo credit: Cullen PowersLine workers had to … [Read more...]

Impact of delayed power plant outages due to COVID-19 pandemic

As the spring power plant outages drew near, the COVID-19 pandemic hit in full force across Basin Electric’s service area. With the safety of the … [Read more...]

What COVID-low commodity prices in 2020 meant for Basin Electric and its members

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent screeching brakes of the economy had widespread impact for several months in 2020, starting in March. There are … [Read more...]

Curious badger wanders through Dry Fork Station plant site

Dry Fork Station near Gillette, Wyoming, had a late summer visitor to the plant site. DaLyn Hugo, environmental coordinator, said, "We think he … [Read more...]

Basin Electric backpack sponsorship helps provide school supplies to at-risk students

Bismarck Larks mascots Clark the Lark and Merifeather Lewis with the backpacks donated by Basin Electric. Now is the time of year, although this year … [Read more...]

Longtime Basin Electric leader hangs up his hard hat

Man standing in front of power plant wearing a hard hat

A man of integrity. Fairness. Respect. Consideration. A true servant leader. All these words have been used to describe John Jacobs, Basin Electric … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee’s impact as a trained weather spotter goes beyond spotting storms

Summer brings some of the most active weather to Basin Electric’s service area, and it’s important to stay informed of any weather warnings to protect … [Read more...]

Verendrye Electric Cooperative invests in electric vehicle supercharger

Verendrye Electric Cooperative, a Basin Electric Class C member headquartered in Velva, North Dakota, and Enerbase Cooperative Resources held a ribbon … [Read more...]

Initiative strengthens, modernizes Basin Electric’s infrastructure

As Basin Electric moves on in years, so does its infrastructure. The cooperative’s infrastructure spreads out across its service area throughout … [Read more...]

Laramie River Station blood drive supplements supply during low donation period

Many blood drives have been cancelled due to COVID-19, but the need for blood donations hasn’t gone away. On July 16, the team at Laramie River … [Read more...]