Basin Electric employees share stories during Girls in STEM Day

Girls in STEM day

Representation matters. So when Basin Electric employees are given the chance to talk about how they got into their careers, they know the kind of … [Read more...]

On-site physician and nurse go above and beyond for Basin Electric employee

Having an on-site physician is a benefit many Basin Electric employees use and enjoy. Not having to pay a $25 co-pay or spend an extra half hour or so … [Read more...]

Dakota Gas urea facility arrives in the nick of time for spring planting

The urea production facility at Dakota Gasification Company’s Great Plains Synfuels Plant wrapped up its first-ever spring season after going … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee’s adoption story featured in Inspired Woman Magazine

Inspired Woman Magazine featured Terrie Rath, Basin Electric facilities tech II, in the October 2018 issue, which carried the theme of adoption. Below … [Read more...]

Unexpected treasure found buried in Montana co-op’s closet

When Scott Westlund, member services manager for Sheridan Electric Cooperative, a Basin Electric Class C member in Medicine Lake, Montana, looked in … [Read more...]

Basin Electric celebrates National Cooperative Month by reflecting on the history of rural electrification

Today’s generation will never know what it was like to live in a world without electricity.  Most of us have never experienced education without the … [Read more...]

Low-temp heat pumps in high-elevations … can they save Colorado co-op members money?

Innovation isn’t always brand-new technology. Sometimes it is using existing technology in a brand-new way. Mountain Parks Electric, a Basin … [Read more...]

Welcome to the rEVolution

Capital Electric staff with Elektra, their Chevrolet Bolt.

As research by an internal team at Basin Electric surmised in 2016, electric vehicles just weren’t suited for the climate and wide open spaces of the … [Read more...]

Coal Country Coffee’s happy mistake is a blessing to Heaven’s Helpers Soup Café

Sometimes distraction gets the best of us. But when Travis Helfrich, yard operator at Leland Olds Station and founder of Coal Country Coffee, got … [Read more...]

Leland Olds Station employee’s tasty talent offers an extra incentive to donate blood

Donating blood isn’t exactly everyone’s cup of tea, but when it comes to getting people to do it, Mary Robson is one smart cookie. Robson is an … [Read more...]