Max Fire Department benefits from annual donation, training

Every October during Fire Prevention Month, Basin Electric's Charitable Giving Program donates $500 to the fire departments located near its … [Read more...]

Bismarck State College students get look into energy industry at Basin Electric

Bismarck State College students

Basin Electric hosted students from Bismarck State College Jan. 30, who were here to get some real world insight into the energy industry. The … [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...]

PrairieWinds subsidiaries thrive on safety, capacity

PrairieWinds Group

Dreams. You pursue them every day. You’re the farmer who sows the land for a bountiful harvest; the parent who works to give your children a happy … [Read more...]

U.S. Army instructor tours PrairieWinds 1

Keith Ritz

Keith Ritz, U.S. Army instructor at Prime Power School, located at Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, traveled home recently to North Dakota to visit family and … [Read more...]

Verendrye Electric hosts tour of Basin Electric facilities

Verendrye Electric tour

Each year, Verendrye Electric Cooperative, headquartered in Velva, ND, arranges a handful of energy tours for key accounts and other VIPs. They visit … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee impacted by South Dakota tornado

“It was all just a couple seconds of complete terror.” That’s how Craig Heumiller, an employee at Basin Electric’s Crow Lake Wind Project, … [Read more...]

Good morning from Crow Lake Wind

Crow Lake Wind

Todd Snedeker, Basin Electric wind technician at Crow Lake Wind in South Dakota, caught this photo June 4 when he got to work at 6:30 a.m. He says … [Read more...]

Renewed focus on renewables at Basin Electric

Renewable sources of energy are a big deal for Basin Electric. Take the cooperative’s current portfolio. At the end of 2013, more than 10 percent of … [Read more...]

Basin Electric tree-planting enlivens the landscape

"Leave things better than you found them." It's one of those life lessons nearly everyone learns, but not always applies. On June 27, three Basin … [Read more...]