Basin Electric electrical engineer by day, prince by night

Chris Roemmich is not your typical engineer … at least not in the evenings. Let’s be honest. Engineers often get a bad rap for being technical, … [Read more...]

Empower Youth leadership program gearing up for 2018 launch

Basin Electric and several member cooperatives are nearing the launch of the Empower Youth Leadership Program to help high school students enhance … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee takes a shot at cowboy mounted shooting and earns state title

Labor Day weekend 2017 for Kelly Cozby, Basin Electric learning and development administrator, ended with a bang (no pun intended). In her first … [Read more...]

Throwback Thursday: Headquarters 1974

The more things change, the more they stay the same. In 2017, Basin Electric completed a 91,000-square-foot expansion of its headquarters building, … [Read more...]

Basin Electric building expansion sets a foundation for the future

November 2017 marked the last milestone for phase 1 of Basin Electric’s expansion project: the completion of Headquarters West. This expansion … [Read more...]

Matching cooperative donations support Iowa high school STEM programs

Cooperation among cooperatives and concern for community are two of the seven principles Basin Electric and its members operate under the cooperative … [Read more...]

Horned owl treated to toasty talons at Basin Electric substation

horned owl

Tyler Lindholm, lead substation electrician at Transmission System Maintenance - Gillette, caught these photos of a horned owl at our Teckla … [Read more...]

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...]

Annual donation from Basin Electric helps Gettysburg Fire and Rescue provide vital services to its community

Journeyman lineman and volunteer firefighter Kyle Kusser is passionate about serving. Growing up in Highmore, SD, Kusser’s dad and uncles all … [Read more...]

Why Basin: Moving from good to great

After a 30-year-long career of good jobs, Project Control Analyst Loren Black says he has finally found a great one. Black has held this position … [Read more...]