Basin Electric volunteers feed those in need through The Banquet

Lynnett Wanner

Basin Electric is all about commitment to community. In January, part of that commitment came in the form of a meal. Cooperative volunteers lent a … [Read more...]

Why Basin? Be part of something exciting at the cooperative

Dindo Carrasco

Experience cool technology The technology at Basin Electric’s Pioneer Generation Station is unlike anything Dindo Carrasco has ever worked … [Read more...]

Stay Basin: The cooperative values your years of experience

Greg Masie

When Greg Masie first joined Basin Electric's Laramie River Station 35 years ago, plant operations looked a little different. “Everything was push … [Read more...]

Basin Electric named outstanding sponsor of Toastmasters club

Toastmasters group

Basin Electric was awarded Jan. 9 for supporting a program that helps people grow in their personal and professional lives. Representatives from … [Read more...]

He’s perhaps the craftiest director at Basin Electric

Steel Trees

Charlie Gilbert doesn’t always create art with recycled materials. But when he does, it’s because his daughter asked him to. So when she spotted … [Read more...]

Stay Basin: Become part of our growing cooperative

Aaron Vigesaa

The great thing about Basin Electric is that it continues to grow. That’s what Aaron Vigesaa will tell you. “That growth is a positive thing,” says … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employees give during holidays and beyond

Sharing Tree

Every child deserves a magical holiday season, so Basin Electric employees turned out in big numbers to help make that a reality. Basin Electric … [Read more...]

Top 11 Basin Electric videos of 2014

Here is our list of top videos for 2014 on YouTube. Many of these videos have been tops for several years running, but this list reflects the views in … [Read more...]

Top 5 Live Wire stories of 2014

Micheal Farley, Basin Electric training coordinator, stands inside his model railroad helix. He explains the power plant behind him. “I knew when I started working at Basin I would have to explain why I chose to model the UPA power plant at Stanton, ND, and not Leland Olds. I did not have space to include both, and in my research, I determined that Leland Olds did not receive coal by rail in the timeframe I model (1975-1980). I am always open to new information, so if my research is incorrect, I’m happy to paint it blue,” Farley says.

Ring-a-ding-a-ling-a-ling! It's here! The top stories of the year on Basin Electric: Live Wire, according to total views. 1. Basin Electric … [Read more...]

Laramie River Station employees make Christmas shine with Angel Tree

Salvation Army in Cheyenne, WY

Employees at Laramie River Station near Wheatland, WY, gave back to their community in a big way. The power plant had an Angel Tree with 84 tags … [Read more...]


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