Member-owners are the reason a cooperative exists, and Basin Electric strives to provide affordable, safe and reliable electricity to those member-owners.
Darin Larson, a farmer near Baltic, SD, says his agricultural operation depends on reliable electricity. Larson is a member of Sioux Valley Energy, Colman, SD, a distribution cooperative and Class C member of Basin Electric. In turn, Sioux Valley is served by East River Electric Power Cooperative, Madison, SD, a generation and transmission cooperative and Class A member of Basin Electric.
Learn just why reliable electricity is so important to Larson and his deep appreciation for the cooperative model in the November/December 2014 issue of Basin Today: Development to benefit all members.