Be the light: Being a helper

The Basin Electric ad campaign “Be the light” shows how Basin Electric and its member cooperatives can be the light in communities and homes like only … [Read more...]

How Basin Electric’s retirement projections present opportunities for the next generation of employees

  In the next 10 years, 750 employees – almost one-third of the co-op’s existing workforce – will reach normal retirement age. Of this number, … [Read more...]

Local co-op celebrating first birthday

Food co-op logo

Basin Electric is proud to support the BisMan Community Food Co-op. This week, the food cooperative is celebrating their first birthday! Click on … [Read more...]

Dry Fork Station plant engineer part of WY coal delegation to Japan

Bamboo shoots, jellyfish, ice cream topped with squid ink – the traditional Japanese cuisine was a little outside Dennis Thorfinnson’s comfort … [Read more...]

Basin Electric talks engineering with local college students

Today’s trivia question: How many engineers are employed at Basin Electric? The answer: Many. Engineering-based careers at Basin Electric are to … [Read more...]

Stay Basin: Always encouraging innovation, both at work and with family

Dakota Gasification Company’s process engineering supervisor Laura Dronen says when she wants a new challenge in her job she doesn’t have to look … [Read more...]

Basin Electric: Strong and United

Strong & United. It was the theme of Basin Electric's 2016 Annual Meeting, and it graces the cover of the 2016 Annual Report, available on the … [Read more...]

First employer in North Dakota to receive distinguished Dept. of Defense award

ESGR award

Basin Electric received a distinguished U.S. Dept. of Defense award April 12, recognizing the cooperative for its strong support of its military … [Read more...]

Be the light: Fishing derby for families

The Basin Electric ad campaign “Be the light” shows how Basin Electric and its member cooperatives can be the light in communities and homes like only … [Read more...]

Lineman Appreciation Day: Shedding some light on their behind-the-scenes work

Linemen Diagram

From strapping on 45 pounds of gear and then climbing 50 feet to 250 feet in the air, lineworkers play a behind-the-scenes role in keeping our lights … [Read more...]