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...]

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...]

Miss North Dakota, daughter of Basin Electric employee, creating ‘collateral beauty’

Siam Simpfenderfer was #borntomakeadifference. And true to the pageant tagline, the newly crowned Miss North Dakota International is ready to make … [Read more...]

Celebrating engineers during National Engineers Week

National Engineers Week is a great time to give a big shout out to our engineers at Basin Electric. They’re an instrumental part in our mission to … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee helps spread the message of heart health

Rick Mitzel, operations superintendent at Basin Electric's Antelope Valley Station, has been donating blood for as long as he can remember. It’s … [Read more...]

Be the light: Ambassador for science

Be the light Amanda Wangler

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...]

A day in the life of audio/visual supervisor Greg Wheeler

Basin Electric staff has a simple goal during events – make it look easy. “If it looks easy, then we’re doing our job,” says Greg Wheeler, Basin … [Read more...]

Basin Electric lineman appreciates life’s little things after deployment to Middle East

    Brad Bierema, Basin Electric journeyman-lineman in Groton, SD, recently returned from an 11-month deployment to the Middle … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employees walk to the moon and almost back in 2016

Well, not literally. But the steps that 200 Basin Electric employees racked up in the co-op’s 2016 FitBit challenge are enough to have taken them … [Read more...]

Employees share personal takes on Our Power, My Safety process

Much like the United States government, Basin Electric's Our Power, My Safety (OPMS) process is of the people, by the people, for the … [Read more...]