Longtime Basin Electric leader hangs up his hard hat

Man standing in front of power plant wearing a hard hat

A man of integrity. Fairness. Respect. Consideration. A true servant leader. All these words have been used to describe John Jacobs, Basin Electric … [Read more...]

Engineers Week at Basin Electric: Trenton Schwahn

In honor of Engineers Week, we asked a few questions to Trenton Schwahn, electrical engineer III at Basin Electric. Schwahn is part of the Bakken … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee teaches Beulah students about fire prevention

  One day during Fire Prevention Week, Justin Feil, training coordinator at Antelope Valley Station, heads back to elementary school. As a … [Read more...]

Dragging through the summer with Basin Electric employee Dustin Buchmann

The phrase “dragging on” has an entirely different meaning for Antelope Valley Station Electrician I, Dustin Buchmann. Buchmann spends most of his … [Read more...]

Basin Electric, Pete Lien & Sons celebrate 25 years of cooperation

The partnership between Basin Electric and Pete Lien & Sons offers significant benefits to both businesses. With Basin Electric subsidiary Dakota … [Read more...]

Greta’s story of persistence

Greta Weisser family

It was 1975. Greta (Johnson) Weisser, a single parent and former schoolteacher, was waiting tables at what is now 40 Steak + Seafood in Bismarck, … [Read more...]

Innovation still a hallmark of Basin Electric

Since its inception in 1961, Basin Electric has participated in many first-of-its-kind projects and commissioned many serial number-one pieces of … [Read more...]

Energy tours provide perspective for Sioux Valley Energy directors and staff

Board directors and staff of Basin Electric Class C member cooperative Sioux Valley Energy, headquartered in Brandon, SD, made some stops Sept. 26 in … [Read more...]

The solar eclipse through Basin Electric’s eyes

The 2017 solar eclipse is now just a memory, and the thousands of people who traveled near and far donning their cardboard glasses to catch a glimpse … [Read more...]

46 years is the employment record to beat at Basin Electric

Doug Bjornson, mechanic I at Antelope Valley Station, set a new record at Basin Electric. When he retired July 7, he did so with the title of the … [Read more...]