Basin Electric member cooperative kicks off community solar project

crow power community solar

Crow Wing Power & Light, a Basin Electric Class A member headquartered in Brainerd, MN, is giving their member-owners the opportunity to invest in … [Read more...]

Lightning strikes thrice at PrairieWinds 1

PrairieWinds 1

There is a wind turbine blade at the PrairieWinds 1 wind project near Minot, ND, that has been struck by lightning three times. You read right - … [Read more...]

Nearly 50 Basin Electric volunteers pitch in for Day of Caring at Papa’s Pumpkin Patch


A team of almost 50 people converged on Papa’s Pumpkin Patch Aug. 10 to clean, repair and build as part of Missouri Slope Areawide United Way Day of … [Read more...]

North Dakota rodeo reaches six decades with co-op support

Winner of 2016 Champions Ride Match Rodeo

The Home on the Range Champions Ride Match Rodeo is in its 60th year. Goldenwest Electric Cooperative, a Class C member of Basin Electric … [Read more...]

Good Day Dakota visits Basin’s Backyard Garden

Bettenhausen took a selfie with Kaitlyn Wurning, KXMB CBS 12 reporter, and Sinclair Hugh, KXMB CBS 12 videographer.

KXMB CBS 12's Good Day Dakota visited Basin Electric this week to report on Basin's Backyard Garden, the garden planted and tended by employee … [Read more...]

Wind turbines on weather radar

U.S. National Weather Service

Sometimes when you're looking at weather radar on a clear, calm night, you'll see areas that look like it should be raining or storming. It doesn't … [Read more...]

Car club tours North Dakota Energy Trail

Corvette Club tour 2016

Basin Electric Director Gary Drost and friends from the Corvette Club of Luverne, MN, visited energy country July 19. Drost serves as a director … [Read more...]

South Dakota and Minnesota high school students see energy in action

A group of students gets ready to tour the Security & Response Services dispatch area.

Nearly 60 high school students representing a dozen electric cooperatives from South Dakota and Minnesota are in North Dakota this week learning about … [Read more...]

Member co-op’s community focus keeps members cool


Every other July, Goldenwest Electric Cooperative, a Basin Electric Class C member headquartered in Wibaux, MT, holds its annual meeting at St. Mary’s … [Read more...]

Be the light: Up for change

Jason Krebsbach

A new ad campaign is being developed by Basin Electric with the line “Be the light.” The ads show how Basin Electric and its member cooperatives can … [Read more...]