Basin Electric employee and 10-year Brave the Shave participant misses flagship event

Tucker Smith, Basin Electric commodity quantitative analyst, was one of just three people who shaved their heads for all of Brave the Shave’s 10 years … [Read more...]

Capital Electric linemen growing mustaches for a special cause

Cookie Duster. Crumb Catcher. Mouth Brow. Lip Caterpillar. The mustache goes by many names – and in March, it is serving a very important purpose … [Read more...]

Brave the Shave 2017 social media roundup


What a day! Donations for the campaign are still being accepted and tallied. Now in its 10th year, the Brave the Shave campaign has raised more than … [Read more...]

Co-op Plan 2017: The path to the next greatest thing

Co-op Plan 2017

Following a year of challenge, having and sharing a plan is more important than ever for Basin Electric. The Cooperative Plan is a tool for the … [Read more...]

Social media helps co-ops communicate during winter storm

The thermometer in the Upper Great Plains region is mostly trending in the right direction, but the recent weather forecast reminds everyone that … [Read more...]

A day in the life of Cyber Security Specialist Dustin Erhardt

There are hackers among us. And one is a lot closer than you would ever guess. Dustin Erhardt is a Certified Ethical Hacker, just one of the many … [Read more...]

Science Center in Gillette, WY, features exhibit built by Basin Electric


The coal industry means a lot to the community of Gillette, WY. Now, the school district’s science center has a display focused on the history of … [Read more...]

Co-op employees get leadership lessons from Mister Ed

Okay, it wasn’t really Mister Ed, the talking horse from the 1960s TV show. The horse’s name was Belle. And unlike Mister Ed, Belle didn’t talk. … [Read more...]

Brave the Shave: Helping kids and families battle cancer one bald head at a time

Since its first event 10 years ago, Brave the Shave has exploded into a money-raising, hair-shaving frenzy. Over the years, nearly 2,200 volunteers … [Read more...]